Lufthansa subsidiary Austrian Airlines plans to increase capacity in summer 2019 to protect its market share as LCC competition intensifies. Austrian Airlines CCO Andreas Otto told ATW that over the coming months the carrier will continue to evaluate how to position itself in the LCC market. “We have gained market share through the bankruptcy of airberlin, and we want to defend it. For next summer we can offer more capacity,” Otto said. There are currently 16 LCCs operating to ...

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