AUA Flights to Russia Secured

Politics ♦ Published: October 29, 2010; 14:25 ♦ (Vindobona)

While the problem of AUA landing rights in Russia has been solved for Lufthansa until March, Austria is being accused of breach of contract by the European Commission.

AUA Flights to Russia Secured / Picture: © Austrian Airlines / Flickr Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Very shortly before the expiration of the current flying schedule, Austrian Airlines’ winter flying schedule was approved by Russia. The schedules runs from October 31, 2010 until the end of March 2011.

The nationality of the airline was the reason for the uncertainty of these last weeks. Since the takeover of AUA by the German Lufthansa, there have been difficulties with the…