AUA Give Up Their Focus on CEE

TransportAirlines & Airports ♦ Published: May 30, 2011; 16:46 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austrian Airlines are going to improve their connections to Western Europe at the expense of their destinations in the East. The company is currently serving 46 airports in CEE.

AUA Give Up Their Focus on CEE / Picture: © Austrian Airlines / Flickr Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

What has already been expected when Austrian Airlines were acquired by Lufthansa is now becoming reality. As part of the integration into the German group the airline is adapting its previous strategy and shifting its focus away from Central and Eastern Europe.

„We will not be able to achieve the turnaround by focusing on CEE, but only by concentrating on long-haul flights and…