Austrian Airlines and Vienna Airport jointly opened a hub control center to secure their position as an East/West transfer point, both companies said yesterday. The new HCC will employ 28. "Growing competition between hubs forced us to optimize our transfer policy in Vienna, which makes up 50%-60% of all our passengers," CEO Vagn Soerensen told ATWOnline. The carrier has seen performance at VIE slip; 83.7% of all AAG flights were ontime in 2003 but this dipped to 77.3% in 2004. AAG ...

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