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

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 seeks new participants for its dual aviation management studies program

Dual aviation management studies start for the second time as of March 2019 Austrian Airlines is looking for new participants Cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences Worms VIENNA, Austria, 2018-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — “Filling academic positions with Austrian talents is a major challenge for us”, says Kay Kratky, Chief Executive Officer of… 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 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

Austrian Airlines appoints Jens Ritter as new head of operations

Jens Ritter named the new “Accountable Manager“ as of February 1, 2016 The Lufthansa employee strengthens the management team of Austrian Airlines VIENNA, Austria, 2016-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Jens Ritter has been appointed to strengthen the management team of Austrian Airlines effective today, February 1, 2016. He was appointed by the Management Board… Read the full press release

Lufthansa: Frankfurt Airport starts regular operations of satellite-supported precision approach system for aircraft Ground Based Augmentation System (GBAS)

Europe’s First Hub to Make Precision Landing Approaches Possible Using the Ground Based Augmentation System (GBAS) – Further Initiatives Implemented by the Alliance for Noise Abatement Frankfurt, Germany, 2014-9-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is the first international hub in Europe to commence regular operations of a satellite-supported precision approach system for aircraft called… Read the full press release

Lufthansa now offers biweekly service between Frankfurt and Lublin in eastern Poland

Cologne, Germany, 2014-04-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa is expanding its capacities to Poland. On 3 July the airline will be linking Frankfurt Airport with Lublin in eastern Poland for the first time. The university and market town is Lufthansa’s eighth destination in Poland. Flights will be offered on Thursdays and Sundays in an Airbus… Read the full press release

Lufthansa took delivery of its first Airbus A320 with vortex generators

Cologne, Germany, 2014-2-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Lufthansa will today take delivery of its first Airbus A320 with vortex generators. The brand-new Airbus aircraft with registration D-AIUB is scheduled to land at Frankfurt Airport at 4.20 p.m. Based here, it will serve short and medium-haul destinations in Germany and Europe. Lufthansa is the first airline in the world… Read the full press release