Tag: Austrian Airlines

Hailstorm forces emergency landing after plane badly damaged

Hailstorm forces emergency landing after plane badly damaged

Austrian Airlines pilots were forced to declare an emergency landing on Sunday afternoon due to a hailstorm which caused major damage to the cockpit of one of the carrier's Airbus A320 aircraft. En route to Vienna from Palma de Mallorca, Austrian Airlines Flight OS434 encountered a hailstorm whic...

Berlin Brandenburg Airport: facial recognition replaces boarding pass

Berlin Brandenburg Airport is introducing BER Traveller – a digital service for biometric access control. Effective immediately, Lufthansa Group Airlines Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings’ HON Circle Members and Senators can enjoy the new service at BER. ...

Fleet modernisation and growth: Austrian Airlines to fly with Boeing 787-9 ‘Dreamliner’

The arrival of ten Boeing 787-9 will spur the modernisation and growth of the Austrian Airlines long-haul fleet. The first ‘Dreamliner’ will be landing beginning 2024 in Vienna and will expand the flag carrier’s fleet to 66 aircraft already during the summer flight schedule 2024. Expecte...

Austrian Airlines to Tromsø, Norway

On December 17th, Austrian Airlines will start a new direct route between Vienna and Tromsø. "The opening of the new Austrian route, Vienna Tromsø, is great news for tourism in Northern Norway," says Flemming Nordestgaard, General Manager at Lufthansa Group Norway. "Lufthansa Group started serv...

Lufhtansa Group generates operating profit of 1.1 billion euros in the third quarter

Carsten Spohr, CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, said: "The Lufthansa Group achieved a very strong result in the third quarter with an operating profit of over one billion euros, thus demonstrating its regained profitability. "All business segments, passenger airlines as well as logistics and MRO, c...

Austrian Airlines welcomes final Airbus A320 back to fleet

Austrian Airlines has said its final Airbus A320 aircraft is finally operational once again. The Airbus aircraft had been in long-term storage since March 2020 in the European country. With its return, the Austrian Airlines fleet of 61 aircraft is fully operational. This marks a significant mil...

Austrian Airlines, Vienna Airport, and Plug and Play commence an innovation partnership

Austria's flag carrier Austrian Airlines and Vienna International Airport are embarking on a partnership with Plug and Play, the world's largest corporate innovation platform with headquarters in Silicon Valley, to drive innovation in Austria and beyond. This partnership was initiated by Ch...

Austrian Airlines returns to Göteborg Landvetter Airport

After a two-year pause during the pandemic, the Austrian carrier returns to Gothenburg and Göteborg Landvetter Airport and restarts traffic to Vienna at the end of March. Austrian Airlines has paused air traffic to Göteborg Landvetter for a few years during the pandemic. The carrier is now r...

Materna IPS deploys trial for mobile bag tag printing with Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines has launched a new trial that allows baggage drop-off directly on trains from Linz and Salzburg to Vienna Airport. For the new AIRail baggage drop programme the airline has partnered with ÖBB, an Austrian railway company and German IT provider Materna IPS. Materna IPS develo...

No more rebooking fees for Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines flights

Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines are generally changing their ticket fare structure until the end of December. With immediate effect, all fares can be rebooked several times free of charge – including, for example, the lowest light fare without checked baggage. In response...

Austrian Airlines increases offer to 40 percent until the end of October

Austrian Airlines increases offer to 40 percent until the end of October

Austrian Airlines has published the remaining summer flight schedule 2020, which will run until the end of October. By then, Austria's home carrier will double its offer from the current 20 percent to almost 40 percent compared to the previous year's schedule, subject to new official restrictions. S...

CFO Wolfgang Jani to Leave Austrian Airlines

CFO Wolfgang Jani to Leave Austrian Airlines

Wolfgang Jani, Chief Financial Officer of Austrian Airlines, will leave the company as at the end of August. He assumed the position of CFO and Member of the Executive Board in April 2018. Wolfgang Jani has now taken the occasion of the successful conclusion of the coronavirus financing package to r...

EU Commission Gives the Green Light for Austrian Airlines aid package

EU Commission Gives the Green Light for Austrian Airlines aid package

More than one month ago Austrian Airlines announced that it had reached an agreement on a EUR 600 million coronavirus rescue package with the Austrian Federal Government and its owner Lufthansa. Last week the shareholders of the Lufthansa Group approved the stabilization package of the owner. Today ...

Austrian Airlines Receives Financial Aid from the Federal Government and Lufthansa

Austrian Airlines Receives Financial Aid from the Federal Government and Lufthansa

The Austrian Federal Government, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines have reached an agreement on the cornerstones of a EUR 600 million coronavirus rescue package for the national network carrier Austrian Airlines. The financial assistance is designed to support efforts to sustainably safeguard Vienna ...

Lufthansa Group airlines significantly expands flight schedule until September

The airlines in the Lufthansa Group are significantly expanding their services in the coming weeks and months. This applies to both short-haul and long-haul flights. The focus in expanding flight schedules is to again offer as many destinations as possible. In September, for example, 90 percent ...

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