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Brazilian airline Avianca to return eight planes after Easter

SAO PAULO, April 17 (Reuters) - Struggling Brazilian airline Avianca Brasil will return eight planes to its lessors after Easter, Brazilian aviation regulator ANAC said on Wednesday.

Avianca will begin returning the planes next Monday, ANAC said. Earlier this week, Avianca was operating with a fleet of 26 planes. (Reporting by Marcelo Rochabrun; Editing by Sandra Maler)