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Austrian Airlines continues to rebuild network

Austrian Airlines continues to rebuild network

9 July 2020 Airline News

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 secures €600m in bailout funds

Austrian Airlines secures €600m in bailout funds

9 June 2020 Airline News

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 to ground all flights from Thursday

Austrian Airlines to ground all flights from Thursday

17 March 2020 Airline News

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.

Austrian Airlines launches retro Airbus A320

Austrian Airlines launches retro Airbus A320

26 February 2019 Airline News

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 launches Premium Economy on long-haul routes

Austrian Airlines launches Premium Economy on long-haul routes

6 September 2017 Airline News

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.

Lufthansa to roll out Wi-Fi on short-haul flights

Lufthansa to roll out Wi-Fi on short-haul flights

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 completes wet lease deal with airberlin

Austrian Airlines completes wet lease deal with airberlin

19 December 2016 Airline News

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 starts services to Havana, Cuba

Austrian Airlines starts services to Havana, Cuba

1 November 2016 Airline News Tourism News

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.