Austrian Airlines announces merger of its Corporate Communications and International & Aeropolitical Affairs divisions

Sophie Matkovits appointed as Head of Corporate Communications, Public Affairs & Corporate Responsibility Walter Reimann will assume the position of Board Advisor Public Affairs and Lufthansa Group Traffic Rights Coordinator Tanja Gruber, Interim Head of Corporate Communications, will leave the company at her own request Merger of departments designed to generate synergies Vienna, Austria, 2021-Feb-25… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines appoints Steve Beyermann as Head of IT Management

IT-Manager from company’s own ranks will head division in the future Present Head of IT Stefan Matzelle takes on new challenge outside Lufthansa Group Vienna, Austria, 2020-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Steve Beyermann (31) will take over as Head of IT Management at Austrian Airlines on January 1, 2021. Beyermann has been working in… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines Presents Plan for a New Start After the Coronavirus Crisis

Demand development: Significantly dampened demand expected in the medium term, pre-crisis level not expected again for several years Fleet: new start planned with around 80% of the previous capacity VIENNA, Austria, 2020-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Flight operations of Austrian Airlines have been temporarily at a standstill since March 18, 2020 as a consequence… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines to raise funds for the expansion of IThemba primary school in Cape Town

VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — With immediate effect, people have the unique possibility to purchase the famous red stockings for women worn by the Austrian Airlines crews. For men, “Falke South Africa” has dyed socks in the original Austrian Airlines red color. Proceeds of the sale are designated for expanding the IThemba primary… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines will invest more than EUR 200 million to expand its Airbus fleet

Phase-out of the Dash turboprops by 2021 at the latest  Approval for the new strategy granted by Supervisory Board  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines has managed the turnaround after a tough restructuring period and now operates profitably. The airline is also headed towards positive operating earnings in 2018 following strong… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines inaugurates new route between Vienna and Cape Town

Twice per week to the city on the Cape Peninsula  Flights will be operated deploying a Boeing 777  VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — During the night from Saturday to Sunday at 10:30 p.m. local time, the first Austrian Airlines flight landed in the South African metropolis of Cape Town. Austrian Airlines operates two… Read the full press release

Alexis von Hoensbroech named as the new CEO of Austrian Airlines

VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Austrian Airlines AG unanimously appointed Alexis von Hoensbroech (47) as the new CEO of Austrian Airlines. Von Hoensbroech was proposed by Lufthansa for this position in April of this year. He will succeed Kay Kratky as of August 1, 2018…. Read the full press release