easyJet announced the addition of two new countries to its network this autumn - Austria and Romania, taking the total number of countries easyJet operates from, to 22.The new daily service between London Luton and Vienna commences on 29 October and is the first time the airline has entered the Austria market, which is expected to be particularly popular as a year round city break destination as well as a ski gateway in the winter. Flights are available from as little as £22.99 one way (£42.98 return including taxes).
The grand, romantic Austrian capital is located on the banks of the Danube. A stunning monument to the Habsburg Dynasty, Vienna is a city of immense cultural and historical heritage with its UNESCO World Heritage Site centre, filled with medieval back streets and imperial squares and palaces. In this opulent and indulgent metropolis there is a variety of world-class museums to explore, grand palaces such as the Schonbrunn or the Imperial Palace, wide boulevards to wander along and enjoy the magnificent architecture. See the famous white stallions perform [where?] or an orchestra perform at one of the many lavish concert halls, such as the Wiener Philharmoniker or the Vienna Boys Choir at the Vienna Conservatorium. Once home to the likes of Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert and Strauss, Vienna is also a sophisticated modern city with a strong focus on music and the arts, boasting a vibrant scene for younger travellers with its famous coffee houses, wine taverns and trendy bars.
Romania is also a new market for easyJet, with the new daily service connecting its base at Milan Malpensa with Bucharest Baneasa Airport starting in September. The airline recognises the great potential for growth of both business and tourism developments in this emerging market and is assessing further expansion opportunities. Flights are available from €22.99.