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.
Beginning today, Austrian Airlines passengers can now book a seat in the airline’s new Premium Economy travel class for flights starting on March 6th, 2018. This new class will provide passengers with a seat that ensures more comfort on their journey as compared to Economy Class seats.
Send emails from a height of 32,808 feet, shop online while soaring over the Alps, stream videos above the clouds - and all of that with broadband quality. Soon, passengers of Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines will be able to go online on shorter journeys too - as they have already been able to do for quite some time on long haul flights.
Austrian Airlines and Air Berlin have concluded a wet lease agreement stipulating the lease of five aircraft operated by the Air Berlin Group. The airplanes will be successively integrated into the Austrian Airlines fleet in the months of March and April 2017.
Austrian Airlines has started serving Havana, Cuba, once a week on Tuesdays, with a Boeing 767 aircraft. “We have continuously expanded our offering to long-haul tourist destinations since 2013, with flights now being operated to Colombo and Mauritius. “We will also serve Havana, and thus a Caribbean destination for the first time in six years,” explained Andreas Otto, chief commercial officer of Austrian Airlines.
Lufthansa has approved large-scale investments in the Austrian Airlines fleet. The investments will serve as the basis for the Austrian Airlines strategy entitled, “Next Level Austrian”, at the Vienna flight hub, as well as for the acquisition of one additional intercontinental and two additional continental aircraft.
Austria’s flagship carrier, Austrian Airlines, is launching a new mobile solution, eFlight Manager, developed by Sabre Corporation, which will enable real-time NOTAM, weather and flightplan updates throughout the lifecycle of the airline’s flights if air-to-ground communication is available in the cockpit.
Austrian Airlines has begun new, nonstop service from Miami, Florida to Vienna, Austria. The airline will operate five weekly, non-stop flights, with a Boeing 777 aircraft, from Miami to Vienna. Austrian Airlines chief commercial officer, Andreas Otto, said: “The addition of Miami shows that we are significantly expanding our service from North America, and now offer a total of 27 weekly flights from six destinations in the USA and Canada in our winter flight schedule.”
The board of Austrian Airlines has approved the purchase of 17 Embraer 195 aircraft in almost new condition with a list price of close to $900 million. The first jet will already be delivered in August 2015, modified in line with Austrian Airlines standards and used for training purposes.