Austrian Airlines Group is looking for further cost-cutting measures and is considering reducing or ending service to Australia. According to a source close to airline management, Austrian pays €400,000 ($500,600) in operational costs for each one of its nine weekly 777-200ER rotations to Australia, where it serves Sydney six-times-weekly and Melbourne thrice-weekly. The route is being pressured by high fuel prices and fierce competition from Middle Eastern carriers operating between ...

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