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Winter Flight Schedule 2015/16: Austrian Airlines Expands Its Network

 Three new long-haul destinations starting October 2015: Miami, Mauritius and Colombo · One weekly flight to Marrakech as of November 2015 · On balance nine new destinations in the Austrian Airlines route network in 2015 Austrian Airlines is expanding its route network in the entire year 2015. The airline added nine new destinations to its flight offering this year i.e. Ode...

Lufthansa LCC Eurowings mulls cooperation with easyJet

Lufthansa Group’s low-cost subsidiary Eurowings and UK low-cost carrier easyJet reportedly could become partners, Lufthansa Group chairman and CEO Carsten Spohr told German magazine Der Spiegel. A Lufthansa spokesperson in Frankfurt confirmed Spohr’s quotes to ATW. “We can cooperate with other airlines very actively. EasyJet had also shown interest in the past to...

Diamond prepares first DA62 piston twins for service entry

Diamond Aircraft is preparing to deliver the first DA62 piston-twins in October, to two unnamed German owners. The first four customer aircraft – serial numbers 5 to 9 – are destined for European operators, says Christian Dries, chief executive of the Austrianairframer. Serial number 10, now under construction at Diamond's Wiener Neustadt headquarters, is the first DA62 bui...