Austrian Airlines Ends ‘Preighter’ Ops As Long-Haul Demand Returns

Austrian had been using two of its Boeing 777s to operate cargo flights.
Credit: Austrian Airlines
Austrian Airlines is reconverting two Boeing 777-200ERs that had been used for cargo amid the COVID-19 crisis back to passenger configurations to meet the return of long-haul demand. The Lufthansa subsidiary confirmed that after a 15-month period, during which it operated a total of 159 so-called...
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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