Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines AG, sometimes shortened to Austrian, is the flag carrier of Austria and a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group. The airline is headquartered in the grounds of Vienna International Airport in Schwechat where it also maintains its hub. It flies to 6 domestic and more than 120 international year-round and seasonal destinations in 55 countries as of July 2016 and is a member of the Star Alliance.

Traffic results for February 2018: 16.2% more passengers flew with Austrian Airlines

• February 2018: 742,000 passengers – plus 16.2 percent • January to February 2018: around 1.5 million passengers – plus 13.4 percent • Passenger...

A two-day works council forces Austrian Airlines to cancel a quarter of its flights

An Austrian Airlines pilots and flight attendants works council on Tuesday 6 March (from 5:00 PM) and on Wednesday 7 March 2018 (from 06:00...

Time-saving made easy (and more costly): Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines introduce “preferred seat zone” on long-haul flights

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines make it possible to arrive even faster at the destination: With an Economy Class booking in the preferred seat zone...

Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr: “In the coming years Africa will be the growth market for the Lufthansa group”

Lufthansa's CEO Carsten Spohr strongly believes that Africa will be the growth market for the Lufthansa group in the coming years. "Our network to...

All Lufthansa Group airlines are standardising their Airbus A320 fleet with one single configuration

Uniform specification for all aircraft of the Airbus A320 family delivered to the Lufthansa Group from 2019 onward More flexibility when it comes...

Austrian Airlines looking to hire 600 new employees, incl. 200 pilots and 300 cabin crew

• Growth planned in the long-haul segment following expansion of medium-haul fleet • 2018: flight service to Japan and South Africa planned Austrian Airlines can look...

Austrian Airlines traffic results for the entire year 2017: Record year with 12.8 % growth in passenger volume

• All-time high: About 12.9 million passengers flew with Austrian Airlines • Passenger load factor up 0.7 percentage points to 76.8 percent • Total of 143,999...
Austrian Airlines Boeing 777

Austrian Airlines traffic results for November 2017: Upward trend for passenger volume plus 9.3 percent

Traffic Results • Increase of passenger load factor by 2.3 percentage points in November • January till November 2017: 12.9 percent increase in passenger volume  Austrian...

Austrian Airlines traffic results for October 2017: Upward trend for passenger volume (+8.7%)

• Increase of passenger load factor by 1.2 percentage points in October • January-October 2017: 13.3 percent increase in passenger volume Austrian Airlines further increased its...

Wide-body aircraft on short-haul flights to and from Berlin due to high demand

Lufthansa Group decides on a bundle of measures to support air travel from and to Berlin Wide-body aircraft to replace smaller aircraft from...
Austrian Airlines Boeing 777

Upward trend for Austrian Airlines passenger volume of 13.9% for the first three quarters of 2017

• Increase of passenger load factor by 0.3 percentage points • September 2017: 12.9 percent increase in passenger volume Austrian Airlines carried a total of...

New in the Austrian Airlines winter flight schedule 2017/18: Flights to the Seychelles starting in October

• Fly to the Seychelles once a week in a Boeing 767 as of October 25, 2017 • Total of five long-haul warm water destinations...

Austrian Airlines announces passenger record in its anniversary year, commemorated in new book

• Austrian aims to surpass the threshold of twelve million passengers this year  • Book on the history now available in bookstores  • Kratky: “Austrian Airlines is a...

Austrian Airlines to introduce Premium Economy on board long-haul flights (from March 2018)

Effective immediately, Austrian Airlines passengers can book a seat in the new Premium Economy travel class for flights starting on March 6, 2018. The...

Who’s behind that flight deck door ? 10 pilots you must follow on Instagram

Did you ever wonder, when traveling, who’s behind that flight deck door? Or what’s it like inside? Sometimes you’re able to catch a glimpse...

Upward trend for Austrian Airlines passenger volume in July: +14.8% compared to the previous year

• January-July 2017: 13.8 percent increase in passenger volume • Slight increase of passenger load factor by 0.3 percentage points in 2017 Austrian Airlines further increased...

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed 13.1 million passengers on board in July 2017

Increase in passenger volume of 17% Seat load factor rises 0.3 percentage points up to 86.3% Pricing environment develops positive again The airlines of...

Austrian’s Embraer fleet complete – #17 OE-LWN took off on maiden flight

• Embraer fleet replaces Fokker aircraft – currently four Fokker 100 still in operation • 600 flight attendants, 200 pilots and 80 technicians trained on...

Lufthansa Group posts best ever first half year financial results; positive results for Brussels Airlines and Eurowings in 2Q 2017

The Lufthansa Group increased its total revenues by 12.7 percent to EUR 17.0 billion in the first six months of 2017 (prior-year period: EUR...

Austrian Airlines celebrates two million Embraer passengers

• Milestone flight OS 335 from Vienna to Oslo  • 17 Embraer jets integrated into the fleet by the end of August 2017  Austrian Airlines integrated...