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LH cancels 728 orders. (Regional News).(Lufthansa cancels order for aircraft from Fairchild Dornier)(Brief Article)

Lufthansa confirmed at presstime that it canceled its order for 60 regional jets that launched Fairchild Dornier's 728 program.

"I can confirm it," said Lufthansa spokesperson Tom Tripp. "We did it to avoid financial and legal complications." He added that he could make no further comment on the matter, nor would he speculate whether Lufthansa is in discussions with the two remaining RJ manufacturers, Bombardier and Embraer.

Separately, a spokesperson for Fairchild Dornier would not confirm that a cancellation had occurred. …

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