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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 presents its new strategy called #DriveTo25: Expansion of Vienna Flight Hub, Realignment of Decentralized Flight Traffic

• Austrian Airlines will invest more than EUR 200 million to expand its Airbus fleet • Phase-out of the Dash turboprops by 2021 at the...

Traffic results for 2018: Austrian Airlines sets a new passenger record

• More than 13.9 million passengers flew with Austrian Airlines in 2018, a rise of 8.5 percent • Capacity utilization up 2.5 percentage points in...

Traffic results in November 2018: More than 1 Million passengers flew with Austrian Airlines in November (+9.7%)

• November 2018: 9.7 percent rise in passenger volume from the prior-year month • January-November 2018: close to thirteen million passengers, an increase of 8.7...

Wolfgang Mayrhuber, former Chairman and CEO of Lufthansa, passed away

Wolfgang Mayrhuber, former Chairman and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, passed away last Saturday, 1 December 2018, at the age of 71, due...

Austrian Airlines expands fleet at the Vienna hub by repatriating four Q400s leased to SWISS

• Four additional aircraft starting in the summer of 2019 • Aircraft to be deployed for European flights   In an initial step, Austrian Airlines will deploy...

October 2018 Traffic Result: Austrian Airlines with clear increase in passengers (+11.7%)

• October 2018: 1.3 million passengers – up by 11.7 percent • January to October 2018: 11.9 million passengers – up by 8.6 percent   Over 1.3...

First Austrian Airlines Airbus in new livery takes to the air

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=he1c9_F-K2U] • First of 36 Airbus aircraft with new Austrian logo • Both core elements of the brand image – the arrow and the Austrian...

Austrian Airlines expands flight service to Tokyo

Starting at the end of March 2019, Austrian Airlines will operate six weekly flights from Vienna to Tokyo. As of the beginning of May...

Austrian Airlines traffic results for the first three quarters of 2018: Passenger record of the previous year within reach

• First to third quarter 2018: over 10.6 million passengers – increase of 8.2 percent • January to September 2018: Capacity utilization up by...

Air Canada to launch Toronto – Vienna and Austrian Airlines switches to Montreal – Vienna (from Summer 2019)

Air Canada announced today the introduction of new year-round services between Toronto and Vienna starting April 29, 2019. The daily flights will operate with...

Lufthansa Group optimises hub management of the network airlines and prepares for moderate growth in summer 2019

Lufthansa Group continues to consistently optimise the management of its hubs in Munich, Frankfurt, Zürich and Vienna. The main focus is on the flexible...

Austrian Airlines traffic results for August 2018: Increase in passenger volume for 8th time in a row (+6.9%)

August 2018: Number of passengers up 6.9 percent to over 1.4 million January to August 2018 continuous growth in passenger volume: 8.5 percent...

Austrian Airlines significantly increases European network (winter 2018/2019)

Austrian Airlines will significantly expand its European route network in the upcoming winter flight schedule 2018/19. More than 40 additional flights each week will...

Austrian Airlines signs new collective bargaining agreement for flight personnel valid until 2022

• Significant rise in entry-level salaries for flight attendants • Enhanced flexibility of working hours Employer and employee representatives signed a new collective agreement today applying...

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...