341 Staff Members Leave AUA

TransportAirlines & Airports ♦ Published: June 4, 2012; 11:31 ♦ (Vindobona)

CEO Albrecht underlines that further austerity packages are not excluded. Now, Austrian Airlines faces new challenges.

341 Staff Members Leave AUA / Picture: © Austrian Airlines / Flickr Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

The feared mass exodus did not happen. 120 out of 1,000 pilots and 221out of 2,000 flight attendants left Austrian Airlines because of the transfer of undertakings to its own subsidiary Tyrolean. The transfer is the core part of the austerity package. In July, the whole workforce has its working contracts at Tyrolean. A part of the leaving aircrew will enter Emirates or other Asian…