Austrian Airlines’ Dash 8-400 Retirement Creates Capacity Gap

An Austrian Airlines Dash 8-400 at Innsbruck Airport.
Credit: Kurt Hofmann
SALZBURG, Austria—Austrian Airlines’ long-planned retirement of its De Havilland Dash 8-400 fleet has left the carrier with a capacity gap beneath its smallest jet aircraft, the Embraer E195, on short-haul routes. The flag-carrier will end its 41-year-long association with Canadian-made turboprops...
Kurt Hofmann

Kurt Hofmann has been writing on the airline industry for 25 years. He appears frequently on Austrian, Swiss and German television and broadcasting…

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