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Tyrolean/Rheintalflug Merger  
User currently offlineBackfire From Germany, joined Oct 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 923 times:

Air Transport Intelligence reported yesterday that Tyrolean and Rhientalflug are to merge...

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User currently offlineCx flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6621 posts, RR: 55
Reply 1, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 893 times:

Tyroflug? Rheintalean?

User currently offlineFly-K From Germany, joined May 2000, 3155 posts, RR: 51
Reply 2, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days ago) and read 881 times:
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... possibly as Austrian Regional or Express.

and maybe the Lauda brand will disappear too!

Konstantin



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User currently offlineTraveler_7 From Estonia, joined May 2000, 540 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days ago) and read 869 times:


Why can't new airline keep the same name as one of ancestors?


What does Rheintalflug mean?



User currently offlineThomas_Jaeger From Switzerland, joined Apr 2002, 2393 posts, RR: 28
Reply 4, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 868 times:

Rheintalflug is a regional carrier operating flights with three ERJ-145s. Its main route is Altenrhein-Vienna, it operates six daily flights on this route. Altenrhein is located in Switzerland but is near to the Austrian border. The Austrian state of Vorarlberg is in the very West of the country and it takes at least 7 or 8 hours to drive to Vienna by car or to get there with the train. However, Rheintalflug also operates flights from Vienna to Tallinn, Estonia; Manchester, UK; Geneva, Switzerland and Milan Malpensa, Italy. It also operates charter flights to destinations at the Mediterranean Sea.

Rheintal is the name of the valley where Altenrhein and the main part of Vorarlberg is. Flug means flight. So you could translate it to "Rhine valley flight"

The Austrian press agency now confirmed the two Austrian Airlines Group subsidiaries Tyrolean Airways and Rheintalflug will be merged in 2003.



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User currently offlineRickster From Austria, joined Dec 2000, 653 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 840 times:

Here is the article in german, source ORF/Austrian Broadcasting: http://tirol.orf.at/oesterreich.orf?read=detail&channel=6&id=208736

Interesting things going on now. I doubt they will keep the brands Tyrolean or Rheintalflug.....
Regards


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