Austrian Airlines Returns to Shanghai

Lifestyle & Travel ♦ Published: September 10, 2015; 19:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

The return to Shanghai highlights the continued importance of the Chinese market to Austrian Airlines and the high value attached to its outbound market in particular. Austrian Airlines had already included Shanghai in its flight schedule starting on April 28, 2004. However, flight service was terminated in January 2007 as part of the redimensioning of the airline’s long-haul fleet and the related decommissioning of all its Airbus A330 and A340 long-haul aircraft.

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“Shanghai once again offers potential thanks to the significantly improved market environment and increased local demand”, Chief Commercial Officer Otto said.

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