AUA to Withdraw from Mumbai

TransportAirlines & Airports ♦ Published: February 13, 2012; 15:36 ♦ (Vindobona)

Due to the increasing price pressure, Austrian Airlines has to focus on new markets. New target markets are Eastern Europe and the Middle East region.

AUA to Withdraw from Mumbai / Picture: ©

By summer 2012, AUA cancels the destination Vienna – Mumbai. AUA cannot compete anymore with the Arab airline Emirates, as the distance became unprofitable. But also within the Lufthansa Group, the price pressure became too high. As a result, only Lufthansa offers flights to Mumbai, but not its subsidiaries anymore.

AUA´s CEO Jaan Albrecht shifts his focus to the Middle East…