Star Alliance has launched biometric face field recognition at Hamburg Airport. The new service will allow participating passengers from Austrian, SWISS and Lufthansa to pass through security and boarding contactless and quick.
Jens Ritter, currently a member of the executive board and chief operating officer of Eurowings, will become the new chief executive of Lufthansa Airlines on April 1st.
As a result, Austrian Airlines has now resumed passenger flights between the two countries, offering trips up to twice a day from London Heathrow to Vienna.
Starting tomorrow, no regular flights from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Egypt, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania and Serbia will be permitted to land in Austria.
Austrian Airlines has published its remaining summer flight schedule, which will run until the end of October. The flag-carrier is seeking to double capacity over the period, with a view to operating 40 per cent of the flights initially planned by the end of the season.
Austrian Airlines has secured a €600 million rescue package from the national government and owner Lufthansa Group. The carrier said the financial assistance was designed to support efforts to sustainably safeguard Vienna as an aviation hub in the long term.
Austrian Airlines has announced it will temporarily suspend all scheduled flight operations as of Thursday. The Lufthansa-owned carrier said it was reacting to restrictions imposed by many countries in response to the increased spread of the coronavirus.
An Austrian Airlines A320, with the registration OE-LBO, has departed Zurich featuring a retro look. The livery originates from the 1980s, when Austrian Airlines re-enter the intercontinental flight business after a long hiatus.
Austrian Airlines has completed the installation of its new Premium Economy Class. All eleven long-haul aircraft in the fleet were refitted and now include the new travel class.
The first all new Austrian Airlines Senator Lounge, displaying the airlines’ new design concept, has opened to the public in Vienna.