AUA Invests € 80m in Long Distance Flights
Lufthansa´s subsidiary Austrian Airlines upgrades its airplanes. Ten long distance plances will be renewed.
Six Boeing 767 and four Boeing 777 planes should be upgraded, AUA announced. Above all, the business segment of AUA´s long distance planes will be improved substantially. The investment program should be completed in April 2013. The refurbishment takes about six weeks per plane.
According to the Austrian business magazine „trend“, AUA plans to acquire up to four Boeing 777 planes after the restructuring has been achieved. The airline considers offering flights to Chicago and Newark. Furthermore, AUA aims to fly to Shanghai and Los Angeles.