Austrian Airlines Group CEO Alfred Oetsch confirmed to ATWOnline during the Star Alliance meeting last week in Istanbul that none of the carrier's long-haul routes are profitable. "But with the restructuring of our long-haul network, it should become profitable soon," he insisted. The carrier has simplified its fleet and plans to operate only 777-200s and 767-300ERs on long-haul routes. It is taking delivery this month of its fourth 777-200. Along with its six 767-300ERs, Oetsch said the ...

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