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.

Austrian Airlines registers increase in passenger volume of 4.0 percent in July 2018

• July 2018: Number of passengers up 4.0 percent to over 1.4 million • January to July 2018: 8.7 percent increase in passenger volume to...

[Trip report] Flying from Brussels Airport to Bangkok via Vienna with Austrian Airlines

From Brussels to Vienna Uneventful flight from Brussels to Vienna, a little delay on departure but we had enough time left to catch our connecting...

Lufthansa Group wins four Skytrax Awards (two for Lufthansa, including “best airline in Europe”, two for Austrian)

lose to 20 million passengers select the best airlines in the world every year  Lufthansa Group airlines honoured with four Skytrax World Airline...

Expanded Austrian Airlines fleet as the basis for 9.8% passenger growth in first half of 2018:

• Passenger volume up 9.8 percent to almost 6.4 million • Extra boost in June: Boeing 777 OE-LPF leads to 10.7% passenger increase on long-haul...

Strong increase in Austrian Airlines passenger volume of 7.3% in May

Traffic Results • May 2018: Number of passengers up 7.3 percent to almost 1.3 million • January to May 2018: 9.8 percent increase in passenger volume...

Austrian Airlines to resume five weekly flights between Vienna and Tokyo

• Five direct weekly flights from Vienna to Tokyo with a Boeing 777 starting today • 57,000 passengers expected by the end of 2018 • Focus...

Austrian Airlines traffic results for April 2018: Significant upward trend for passenger volume in April of 5.5%

• April 2018: Number of passengers up 5.5 percent to almost 1.2 million • January to April 2018: 10.7 percent increase in passenger volume...
Austrian Airlines Boeing 777

Austrian Airlines offers cockpit jobs to more than 100 future pilots

This week 20 pilot trainees started their training to become pilots for Austrian Airlines. The airline still has room for 34 people for the...

Austrian Airlines is slightly rebranding and shows off new livery

• Adaptations to the branding to fulfil demands of the digital world • Logo more easily and clearly recognizable on mobile devices and smart watches...

Traffic results January-March 2018: Austrian Airlines carried more passengers in the first quarter of 2018

• First quarter of 2018: Number of passengers up 13.3 percent to almost 2,5 million • March 2018: 13.2 percent increase in passenger volume...

Austrian Airlines today cancelled 150 flights due to meetings of the works council

Austrian Airlines today cancelled 150 flights due to meetings of the works council of their cockpit and cabin crew members. The airline already faced...

Austrian Airlines posts improved 2017 annual results for 2017; EBIT to €94 million

austri Finance Results • Increase in adjusted EBIT from EUR 58 million to EUR 94 million • High demand in Europe and strong passenger growth drive revenue...

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...