Tensions between Austrian Airlines and its unions have erupted to a new high, with the airline pulling its proposed labor deal, Fokker fleet renewal and long-haul expansion in response to a strike threat. Austrian also poured ice on a possible merger of Tyrolean Airways and Austrian Airlines. Unions have been campaigning for the two operations to be united after Austrian outsourced its flight operations, 80 aircraft and 1,900 staff to Tyrolean Airways in 2012 after labor negotiations broke ...

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