Austrian Airlines launches two weekly flights to Marrakesh from October 2022

Starting from October 2022, Austrian Airlines exclusively offers direct flights between Vienna and Marrakesh With pleasant temperatures in October “the Pearl of the South“ is an ideal weekend-getaway in autumn Austrian Airlines CCO Michael Trestl: “Marrakesh perfectly rounds down our range of holiday destinations on short- and medium-haul flights and offers our guests a well-earned… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines appoints Michael Larivière new Chief Technical Officer

Vienna, Austria, 2022-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Michael Larivière (51) will take over as Head of Austrian Technik on March 1, 2022. In this function, he succeeds Michael Kaye, who will devote himself to a new task within the Lufthansa Group. Michael Larivière began his career in the Lufthansa Group in 1994 as Aircraft… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines to modernize its fleet with four Airbus A320neos

New aircraft are more fuel efficient, quieter and more cost effective Until spring 2023 four A320neos will replace older A320s New cabin concept enhances travel comfort on short and medium haul routes Austrian Airlines COO Francesco Sciortino: “Latest technology enables up to 20 per cent less fuel consumption and reduces noise”. Vienna, Austria, 2022-Feb-17 —… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines’ “AIRcelerate” training program enters fourth round; now open for applications

Eight young talents for AIRcelerate study program wanted Applications now open until 20 April 2022 Dual aviation management bachelor’s degree program with practical assignments starting in September 2022 Austrian Airlines COO Francesco Sciortino: “With AIRcelerate, we offer young talents the optimal framework to become competent and experienced aviation managers.” Vienna, Austria, 2022-Feb-17 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines seeks new talents for its Apprenticeship training in 2022

Five future talents wanted for mechatronics apprenticeship in production technology – apply until 13 February 2022 Home carrier educates its own junior staff since 25 years COO Francesco Sciortino: “Apprenticeship training is a valuable investment in the next generation and offers young people perspectives for their professional lives”. Vienna, Austria, 2022-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines ramps up 2022 summer flight schedule with 110 destinations to offer

Around 90 destinations in the flight programme for the Easter break Flight offer will be successively increased until midsummer Almost 110 attractive destinations worldwide will be offered during the summer season with around 1,300 weekly frequencies Vienna, Austria, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Those who are already tired of freezing temperatures, can start planning… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines starts services to Cancún

Fully booked Boeing 777 flew over 300 passengers to Mexico Two weekly direct flights to the Mexican Caribbean Due to high demand: Increased Cancún offer during Christmas time Vienna, Austria, 2021-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — On 24 October 2021 at 10:40 am local time, Austrian Airlines’ aircraft OE-LPF took off for its maiden flight… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines expects further growth in bookings following eased travel regulations and rising vaccination rates

CCO Michael Trestl: “Eased travel regulations and rising vaccination rates have quadrupled our bookings” Greece, Spain and Italy among the most popular destinations Austrian Airlines continues to offer full flexibility in rebooking and security Vienna, Austria, 2021-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — With a rising vaccination rate and easings of entry regulations in many European… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines launches services between Milan and Linate

Change from Milan-Malpensa to Linate Airport near the city center From 1 June, two flights a day – morning and evening “Much more comfortable for our passengers”, says CCO Michael Trestl Vienna, Austria, 2021-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — From 1 June, Austrian Airlines will be flying to Linate Airport, which is close to the… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines further extends free rebooking option

Flexible rebooking enables carefree and long-term vacation planning In addition to the date, the destination can also be changed Summer flight schedule offers full tourism services Vienna, Austria, 2021-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines is extending the free rebooking option again. All tickets can still be rebooked free of charge as often as… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines launches three times weekly flights to Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine

City in Ukraine to be served three times a week from 17 May Announcement on today’s 30th anniversary of Austrian Airlines in Ukraine Kyiv, Lviv and Odesa complete the Ukraine program in summer Vienna, Austria, 2021-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines will fly to Zaporizhzhia in Ukraine from 17 May. The route is… Read the full press release

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 to include classic Austrian dishes in its menu in Economy Class

Austrian Airlines will offer a high-quality range of food and beverages for purchase starting in 2021 “Austrian Melangerie” will be available in Economy Class on European flights Focus on quality, regionality and variety Classic Austrian dishes will provide a feeling of home when travelling Vienna, Austria, 2020-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines is… Read the full press release

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines to launch high-quality foods and beverages in Economy Class

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines will be offering a selection of food and beverages in Economy Class on short- and medium-haul flights starting in spring 2021   Cologne, Germany, 2020-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — In the near future, Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines will be offering g their customers a new range of services in… Read the full press release

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines trial SKYdeals, new in-flight shopping experience for passengers

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines test in-flight shopping platform SKYdeals Cologne, Germany, 2020-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Due to the current corona pandemic, offers on board had to be restricted. This also applies to onboard sales. To give customers the opportunity to shop above the clouds again, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines are now testing a… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines returns to China with the resumption of services to Shanghai

From 2 October Austria’s home carrier will fly to Shanghai once a week A Boeing 767 will be used for this route “A second weekly flight to Shanghai is on our wish list”, says board member Andreas Otto Vienna, Austria, 2020-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines will fly to Shanghai again from 2… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines resumes services to Erbil

From today three times a week to Erbil From September flights to Amman and Cologne, restart of Tel Aviv planned for mid-September “Anyone who is demonstrably healthy should also be allowed to travel”, says CCO Andreas Otto VIENNA, Austria, 2020-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines adds further destinations to its flight schedule. Starting… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines to take off to regular long-haul flights from July onwards

Bangkok, Chicago, New York and Washington back in the program from July Flights to other European cities and various Greek holiday destinations on offer “Good demand allows us to further increase our offer”, says CCO Otto VIENNA, Austria, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines’ resumption of regular flight operations is off to a… 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 is the official airline partner of Holiday Fair, 16 to 19 January

Focus on new destinations such as Boston, Rome or Barcelona Austrian Airlines is once again partner airline of the Holiday Fair in Vienna Visitors can look forward to a competition and special trade fair offers Austrian home-carrier informs about sustainability and CO2 compensation VIENNA, Austria, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Every year, the Holiday… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines unveils summer 2020 schedule

Focus on vacation destinations in the Mediterranean, Kavala and Samos added to the offering Once again daily flights to Rome and Barcelona Long-haul routes: launch of flight service to Boston, Tokyo flights commencing two weeks earlier VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers can once again look forward to an attractive Austrian Airlines flight… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines brought the Light of Peace from Tel Aviv to Austria for the 33rd time

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, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines brought the ORF (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation) Light of Peace from Tel Aviv to Austria for the 33rd… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines offers an even easier and more transparent point collection system for frequent flyer status

Point system for frequent flyer status easy to understand allowing more transparency. In future, Frequent Traveller and Senator status will be granted for life for long-term loyalty. All changes apply to flights from 1 January 2021. The allocation of award miles remains unchanged. VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines is offering its… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines introduces new 3D Seatmap

VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — From now on, Austrian Airlines passengers on flights operated by a Boeing 777 aircraft can virtually discover their favorite seat and reserve it directly during the booking process via a new 3D Seatmap. Previously, this was only available in a two-dimensional version. For the implementation of the 3D… 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 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