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

Austrian Airlines announces 135 destinations in 54 countries in the summer of 2017

Austrian Airlines increases frequencies to Rhodes, Heraklion, Zakynthos, Chania, Athens and Kos in Greece  More flights to Milan and Catania in Italy More flights to Tel Aviv, Cairo and Skopje VIENNA, Austria, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines is offering its passengers an extensive range of flights to 135 destinations in 54 countries… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines launches training for its own pilots in cooperation with the European Flight Academy of the Lufthansa Group

• 23 pilot trainees started their training as “first officers” yesterday • Further courses will take place in April and August • Prospective pilots can apply on www.austrianpilot.at VIENNA, Austria, 2017-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In the year 2016, Austrian Airlines hired 145 fully qualified pilots. Now Austria’s flag carrier is launching training for its… Read the full press release

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines to offer internet access on shorter journeys

Internet access also on inner-European routes Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines starting next phase of testing to include free service to passengers Product launch in the first quarter, initially on 10 Airbus aircraft from the A320 family Three service packages available in future, priced at EUR 3, EUR 7 and EUR 12. Frankfurt/Main, 2017-Jan-11 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines passengers introduced with new self-service baggage drop-off at Vienna Airport

New self-service baggage drop-off at Vienna Airport for Austrian Airlines passengers Innovative check-in option saves travelers time VIENNA, Austria, 2016-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — As of tomorrow, December 6, 2016, passengers at Vienna Airport can drop off their luggage themselves at one of the 16 new self-service baggage drop-off counters. Vienna Airport and Austrian… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines seeks to recruit 100 pilots in 2017

A total of 145 new pilots were hired in 2016 – All of them have completed their training In 2017 Austrian Airlines is again looking on the marketplace to recruit pilots without any flight experience – Training will take place in the “European Flight Academy”, the Lufthansa Group flight school Interested persons can submit applications… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines expands its fleet with new Airbus A320 aircraft

 The first of two additional Airbus A320 aircraft integrated into the airline’s fleet The second A320 to launch flight service by the end of 2016 Airbus fleet of Austrian Airlines by that to expand to 31 aircraft this year VIENNA, Austria, 2016-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — As of today Austrian Airlines features an additional… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines unveils 107 destinations in 56 countries in its winter 2016/17 schedule

Fly with Austrian Airlines to a total of 107 destinations in 56 countries in its winter flight schedule New in the winter 2016/17 season: Havana, Hong Kong and Shanghai Bilateral flight traffic between Germany and Austria further extended VIENNA, Austria, 2016-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines is offering its passengers a wide-ranging offering… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines inaugurates once weekly flights to Havana, Cuba

• One weekly flight to Havana, Cuba with a Boeing 767 • Caribbean area included in the flight offering for the first time in six years • Four long-haul tourist destinations in the 2016/17 winter flight schedule VIENNA, Austria, 2016-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting today Austrian Airlines will serve yet another long-haul tourist… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines announces the appointment of Tamara Christ as Head of Legal Affairs & Compliance

VIENNA, Austria, 2016-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Tamara Maria Christ (34) will assume the position of Head of Legal Affairs & Compliance as of December 1, 2016. In this position she will serve as Secretary General and Chief Legal Officer of Austrian Airlines, succeeding Stefan Mara, who took on new Group-level responsibilities at Lufthansa in… Read the full press release

First aircraft with new red-white-red Austrian Airlines and Star Alliance livery took off on its flight from Vienna to Chişinău

Vienna, Austria, 2016-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Yesterday (2016/10/06) evening, another Embraer aircraft took off on its initial flight OS 657 from Vienna to Chişinău, the capital city of the Republic of Moldova. This jet is the first aircraft in the Austrian Airlines fleet bearing both the new red-white-red Austrian Airlines livery as well as the… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines’ eighth Embraer aircraft took off on its initial flight from Vienna to Cologne

• Eight Embraer-Jet starts operating on August 8th • Almost new Embraer jets replace Fokker aircraft: greater traveling comfort for passengers VIENNA, AUSTRIA, 2016-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Under the sign of lucky number eight the eighth Austrian Airlines Embraer aircraft with the registration number OE-LWB took off on its initial flight OS 191… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines unveils Airbus A321 with special ÖFB labeling just in time before the UEFA European Championship starts

 Airbus A321 with special livery of the Austrian Football Association (ÖFB) Photos of ÖFB team players, a football on the tail fin and the word “Tooooor!” (= “goooooal”) are displayed on the belly of the aircraft in addition to the lettering “myDreamteam” timelapse video affixing of the livery VIENNA, 2016-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways announces new codeshare agreement with Austrian Airlines; opening new destinations in Thailand and Cambodia

BANGKOK, 2016-May-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways (PG) recently announced a new codeshare agreement with Austrian Airlines, Austria’s flag carrier (OS), increasing its code share partners to 21.  The new partnership will seamlessly enable passengers of Austrian Airlines to connect with world-class tourist destinations in Thailand and Cambodia. As a result, new destinations in… Read the full press release