Austria-based FlyNiki, an airberlin subsidiary, will launch its first long-haul-route Nov. 4 with a daily Vienna-Abu Dhabi service. The so-called “strategic-route” is part of a cooperation between airberlin and Etihad Airways.  “For us that means a big step. It fits in our hub strategy between the north and the south, creating connectivity especially for traffic to the Far East or Australia,” FlyNiki CEO Christian Lesjak told ATW in Vienna. The route will be ...

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