Austrian Airlines is moving forward with the delayed restructuring of its maintenance operation and plans to cut 210 positions--a quarter of its Vienna MRO workforce--a spokesperson told the Austrian Press Agency. OS no longer will serve third-party customers, with that work being transferred to Lufthansa Technik or other affiliated providers. The layoffs are part of Austrian's effort to reduce the number of employees to 6,000 by year end (ATWOnline, Sept. 28, 2009). It is unclear if it ...

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