Lufthansa subsidiary Austrian Airlines is considering launching long-haul leisure routes to avoid overcapacity of its fleet of 11 long-haul aircraft during the winter season. Austrian CCO Karsten Benz told ATW the carrier is evaluating routes from Vienna to the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Mauritius or the Seychelles for the winter 2015-16 season.  “We would also be very interested in operating scheduled flights to the US West Coast or to Hong Kong and Shanghai, but those routes need ...

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