Austrian Airlines Searches for Digital Pilots

Third round of the “AIRcelerate” dual course of studies  Application deadline at the end of August 2019  Main focus: graduates should contribute business intelligence to flight operations  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — “We would like to initiate a digital impetus. For this purpose, we are looking for digital pilots”, says Jens Ritter, Accountable… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines appoints Helmut Haubenwaller as the new chief pilot

VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Salzburg-born Haubenwaller assumes the top executive position in the airline cockpit. Helmut Haubenwaller (50) has been appointed to serve as the new chief pilot for Austrian Airlines. Born in Salzburg, he commences work in his new position on April 1, 2019. In his new capacity, Haubenwaller will be… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines and OMV ReOil partner to recycle disposable cups into synthetic crude

Since January 2019 OMV has been processing Austrian Airlines plastic cups in the OMV ReOil® pilot plant  OMV produces new fuels and plastics from used plastic cups  The idea of recycling the cups is an initiative of the Austrian Airlines “Fly greener” team  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The OMV ReOil® pilot plant… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines Searches for Young Talents

After “AIRcelerate”, a dual bachelor’s degree program in computer science starts in the fall of 2019  Employees with practical experience are being sought after  Austrian Airlines invests in professions with a future  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — In filling positions for specialized staff with the right talents, the recruiting strategy of Austrian Airlines… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines increases frequencies to Paris, Amsterdam and Copenhagen for summer 2019

 Strong frequency increases to three European destinations  “By far the best connection on these routes”, says CCO Andreas Otto   Changes apply to flights starting on 1 May 2019  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines will increase frequencies to other European destinations in the upcoming summer flight schedule in addition to the previously… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines announces new cooperation with Slovenian Adria Airways

Leasing of two Canadair CRJ 900 with crew  Flights to be operated on short-haul routes from end of March until end of December 2019  Onboard catering from DO & CO  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines will again be cooperating with Adria Airways in 2019. As of March 31, the Slovenian Adria… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines to recruit 19 candidates for this year’s apprenticeship training

Sixteen technical apprentices and three office clerk trainees are needed  Training commences on September 2, 2019  54 apprentices are currently undergoing training at Austrian Airlines  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Each year Austrian Airlines trains a large number of apprentices in different areas of the company. The field of aircraft engineering is particularly… 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 announces thjnk as its new advertising agency

Advertising presence is designed to underline the airline’s positioning as the Austrian premium carrier  Agentur thjnk convinced due to its strong competence in the digital field and social media  New campaign will air starting June 2019  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines is starting the year with a new advertising agency. In… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines is the official airline partner of the Holiday Fair 2019 in Vienna

Austrian Airlines is the airline partner of the Holiday Fair in Vienna  Aircraft turbine selfie station, Jetshop and much more await visitors  Special trade fair offers bookable on site and online from January 10-13, 2019 VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s time again for the Holiday Fair in Vienna, luring thousands of visitors… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines brings the ORF Light of Peace from Tel Aviv to Austria

Flight OS 858 with the Light of Peace landed in Vienna Wednesday night  Transport from Tel Aviv to Vienna and Northern America  A light as a symbol for peace  VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines brought the ORF (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation) Light of Peace from Tel Aviv to Austria for the 32nd… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines to deploy four additional aircraft at its home base at Vienna Airport

Four additional aircraft starting in the summer of 2019  Aircraft to be deployed for European flights  VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — In an initial step, Austrian Airlines will deploy four additional aircraft at its home base at Vienna Airport in order to strengthen its own route network. The 76-seat DH8-Q400 aircraft currently in… 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

Austrian Airlines to introduce daily flights from Vienna to Montreal in 2019

 Daily Austrian Airlines flights from Vienna to Montreal as of 29 April 2019  Partner Air Canada to assume flight service on the Vienna-Toronto route  “We succeeded in attracting a strong partner to Vienna”, says CCO Andreas Otto  VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting late April 2019, Austrian Airlines, Austria’s home carrier will introduce… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines winter flight schedule 2018/19: More than 40 additional weekly flights to 14 destinations in Europe

More than 40 additional weekly flights to 14 destinations in Europe More flight connections to North America, a total of 30 flights per week Twice weekly from Vienna to Cape Town as of 27 October 2018  VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines will significantly expand its European route network in the upcoming… 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

Vienna Airport presented Austrian Airlines with the “Airline Award 2018”

VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Vienna Airport announces the winner of its annual Airline Award. Austrian Airlines generated the strongest passenger growth at the airport in absolute terms in 2017, thus prevailing as the “Best Performing Airline. For this reason, Vienna Airport presented Austrian Airlines with the “Airline Award 2018” last night, on… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group launches Economy “Light” fare for passengers only travelling with carry-on luggage

New fare with carry-on luggage bookable as of summer 2018 Add one piece of luggage or request a seat reservation on an individual basis  Successful test phase on routes between Scandinavia and North America COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As of summer 2018, Lufthansa Group passengers will be able to book a… Read the full press release

Happy 60th Birthday Austrian Airlines!

Austrian Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz “baptizes“ long-haul aircraft CEO Kay Kratky expects about 2,500 guests in the Austrian Technik hangar at Vienna Airport VIENNA, Austrian, 2018-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The company “Austrian Airlines Österreichische Luftverkehrs Aktiengesellschaft” was founded on March 31, 1958. Today, on May 15, 2018, the red-white-red flag carrier will celebrate… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines inaugurates five weekly flights from Vienna to 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 on tourist and transfer passengers VIENNA, Austria, 2018-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting today Austrian Airlines will fly once again to Japan. The inaugural flight from Vienna to Tokyo will take off… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines announces digitalization and branding strategies

 Adaptations to the branding to fulfil demands of the digital world Logo more easily and clearly recognizable on mobile devices and smart watches thanks to small adjustments Adjustments in the digital domain will be gradually transferred to the entire brand environment, also on aircraft. First visible sign: the new Boeing 777 OE-LPF at its first… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines opens first Senator Lounge at Vienna Airport

Austrian Airlines opens first Senator Lounge at Vienna Airport New design with a focus on Austria and individuality All three Business Class Lounges and both Senator Lounges will be renovated Conversion work on the lounges to be completed in the spring of 2018 Vienna, Austria, 2018-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective immediately, the first Senator… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines in search for fifteen technical apprentices and five office clerk trainees

Fifteen technical apprentices and five office clerk trainees are needed  Training commences on September 3, 2018  47 apprentices are currently undergoing training at Austrian Airlines  VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Each year Austrian Airlines trains a large number of apprentices in different areas of the company. The field of aircraft engineering is… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group airlines to base Miles & More award miles on the price of the flight beginning in March 2018

Going forward, the assignment of award miles will be based on the price of the flight Bonus award miles for status members doubled at Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines, among others No change to status miles and privileges Cologne, Germany, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The airlines of Lufthansa Group are changing how award… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines continues its support to ORF’s Light of Peace Campaign

Flight OS 858 with the Light of Peace landed in Vienna Friday night Transport from Tel Aviv to Vienna and North America A light as a symbol for peace VIENNA, Austria, 2017-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines brought the ORF (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation) Light of Peace from Tel Aviv to Austria for the 31st time…. Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group airlines to offer flights to 288 destinations in 106 countries this winter

This winter the Lufthansa Group airlines will be offering flights to 288 destinations in 106 countries COLOGNE, Germany, 2017-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The airlines of the Lufthansa Group—Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings—will become even more attractive in the winter season 2017/18. Passengers can continue to enjoy the… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines inaugurates flight to Shiraz, Iran

 Four weekly flights to Shiraz in Iran starting this Sunday Flight service to Shiraz with a stopover in Isfahan 18 times per week from Vienna to Teheran, Isfahan and Shiraz in the current summer flight schedule VIENNA, Austria, 2017-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — This Sunday, July 2, 2017, Austrian Airlines will take off on… Read the full press release

New Priority Check-in Zone for Austrian Airlines’ premium customers opens at Vienna Airport

Service, Product, Awards Short distance and quick check-in thanks to the new priority check-in for premium customers in Terminal 3 of Vienna Airport Separate area of more than 300m² with a total of ten Senator and Business Class counters – build together with Vienna Airport Priority zone links check-in service, ticket and excess baggage counters… Read the full press release

Celebrities Travel To Vienna Via Austrian Airlines in Support Of the Life Ball

Life Ball Aircraft from New York arrived on time at 9.37 a.m. in Vienna On board Ute Lemper, Amanda Lepore, Dionne Warwick and many more VIENNA, Austria, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (06/09/2017) at 9.37 a.m. local time, flight OS 1088 from New York carrying a total of 181 passengers landed in Vienna. Quite… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines launches six times per week flights from Vienna to Los Angeles

VIENNA, Austria, 2017-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Destinations • Up to six weekly direct flights with a Boeing 777 from Vienna to Los Angeles starting today • Austrian Airlines offers flight service to the West Coast of the USA for the first time • Initial flight departed from Vienna Airport this morning • Up… Read the full press release