Austrian Airlines plans to increase its long-haul capacity by adding a fifth Boeing 777-200ER in the second quarter 2014. The airline, which will lease the aircraft for eight years, was granted approval for the transaction yesterday by the board of directors of parent company Lufthansa. Austrian currently operates a fleet of six Boeing 767-300ERs and four 777-200ERs. Following several years of losses, the airline posted an operating profit in 2012 after reducing labor costs. ...
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