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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 traffic results for April 2019: 5.9% more passengers, excellent performance on North America

• April 2019: about 1.3 million passengers flew with Austrian Airlines, up 5.9 percent • North America: 18.2 percent increase in passenger volume, capacity utilization...

Austrian Airlines reports Q1 2019 earnings decline

• Intercont-Business drives passenger growth: plus seven percent • Strong competition leads to a drop in first-quarter earnings to minus EUR 99 million • High fuel...

Austrian Airlines lands safely in Montreal

• Daily flight service in the summer, five times each week in the winter month • Boeing 767 aircraft deployed on this route • Partnership with...

Closure of Salzburg Airport: Austrian Airlines expands railway offering between Salzburg and Vienna

• Salzburg Airport closed for runway renewal until the end of May 2019 • Up to 30 daily AIRail train connections between the Central Station...

Austrian Airlines reports 7.3% increase in passenger volume during first quarter, 7% in March

• January to March 2019: 2.7 million passengers flew with Austrian Airlines • Long-haul routes develop gratifyingly: 14.6 percent rise in the first quarter 2.7...

Heist at Tirana Airport on departing Austrian A320, one gunman shot

On 9 April, a few gunmen made a heist at Tirana Airport (TIA/LTIA) on an Austrian Airlines Airbus A320-214 (OE-LBY) ready to depart to...

Austrian Airlines recycles plastic cups into synthetic crude oil

OMV innovation project produces synthetic crude from Austrian Airlines plastic cups • Since January 2019 OMV has been processing Austrian Airlines' plastic cups in the...

Austrian Airlines annual results 2018: passenger record, but earnings under pressure

• Expensive fuel: Adjusted EBIT down from EUR 93 million to EUR 83 million in 2018 • High demand: strong passenger growth • Tough competition: CEO...

More than 800,000 passengers flew with Austrian Airlines in February (+8.0%)

• February 2019: 8.0 percent increase in passenger volume year-on-year • January and February 2019: approx. 1.6 million passengers, up 7.5 percent • Capacity utilisation stable...

Lufthansa Group orders 20 Boeing 787-9 and 20 Airbus A350-900 aircraft, sells 6 A380s

https://youtu.be/16LSVlxR7ns Lufthansa Group is consistently forging ahead with the modernisation of its long-haul fleet. In today’s meeting, based on the recommendation of the Executive Board,...

Austrian Airlines responds to low-cost carriers with rock-bottom fares

• Frequency increases in Europe • CCO Andreas Otto: “Low fares and reliability instead of low prices and trouble” Austrian Airlines is fighting back against its...

Austrian Airlines welcomes new Retro livery on Airbus A320

Austrian Airlines welcomes an Airbus A320 reg. OE-LBO "Pyhrn-Eisenwurzen" with the its new retro livery in Vienna on 24 February after 21 minutes flight...

Austrian Airlines offers more flights to Paris, Amsterdam and Copenhagen in its Summer schedule

• Strong frequency increases to three European destinations • “By far the best connection on these routes”, says CCO Andreas Otto • Changes apply to flights...

Traffic results for January 2019: Austrian Airlines starts the new year with 7.0% passenger growth

• About 791,000 passengers flew with Austrian Airlines in January, an increase of 7.0 percent • Capacity utilization up 0.5 percentage points to 70.2 percent...

Austrian Airlines summer 2019 flight schedule: More flights to Germany, Japan and the USA

• Austrian Airlines will offer higher frequencies to Germany in the summer • Numerous vacation destinations in Greece, Italy and Spain in the flight...

Austrian Airlines emphasises regional products in onboard sales

• Extension of proven range to include selected "made in Austria" products • Products are currently available exclusively on flights to and from Chicago...

Austrian Airlines concludes new wet-lease agreement with Adria Airways for 2 CRJ900 aircraft

• Leasing of two Canadair CRJ 900 with crew • Flights to be operated on short-haul routes from end of March until end of December...

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...