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Austrian appoints dynamic duo

Austrian Airlines AG has appointed Dr. Peter Malanik (46) and Dr. Andreas Bierwirth (36) to complete the four-member Board of Management. Dr. Malanik is appointed as Chief Operations Officer (COO) from 1 January 2008, and Dr. Bierwirth as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) from 1 April 2008.

A cafe with an entrance in Vienna and an exit in Tokyo

Commencing 17 December new slots at London City Airport will enable passengers to connect with Austrian long haul services to Bangkok and Tokyo. Monday to Friday passengers taking OS470 from LCY will benefit from a comfortable 30-minute connection at Vienna on to OS025 to Bangkok.

Austrian reports strong growth on short & medium haul routes

The Austrian Airlines Group carried approximately 9.3 million passengers in total on scheduled and charter services between the beginning of the year and October and increased its load factor to 76.1%. The traffic result shows that the strong growth in the short- and medium-haul segment has been able to compensate for the planned reduction in long-haul routes.

Austrian introduces premium service on longer medium-haul flights

The Austrian route network continues to develop dynamically, not only in Eastern Europe but also in the Middle East and Levant region. Due to the strategic geographical location of Vienna, Austrian can use its fleet of medium-haul aircraft to serve destinations up to six hours’ flight from Central Europe.

Austrian continues Eastern Europe expansion

With the forthcoming introduction of the winter schedule on 28 October 2007, Austrian Airlines is once again placing a strong accent on the expansion of its successful Focus East strategy.

Austrian launches new services from London City Airport

Commencing 29 October 2007 Austrian will launch double daily services from London City Airport (LCY) direct to Vienna. This is an important new service for Austrian Airlines and offers the London business audience an important alternative to travel from the City.

Strong growth continues at Austrian

The Austrian Airlines Group carried 7.28 million passengers in the first eight months of 2007. In the short and medium-haul segment passenger numbers were up 8.3% on the previous year, this trend continued in August with further growth of 8%.

A better class for business

A better class for business

Recently refurbished and the winner of a Skytrax survey award Austrian Airlines long-haul Business Class cabin bears comparison with some First Class products without the price tag.

Up close and personal with Austrian Airlines

Up close and personal with Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines like to go that extra mile for the top-qualifying members of the Miles & More programme. Already offered a top quality in-flight experience, they now seek to replicate that level of service before take off at a dedicated terminal within Vienna airport itself.

German Traveller’s vote Austrian "Best European Airline"

Austrian was outright winner in the categories of service, catering and punctuality and secured second place in the fields of price performance, seating comfort and bonus programmes, thus securing the overall top position in the reader poll of "Capital" magazine.

Austrian takes off for Astana

Kazakhstan is one of the most resource rich countries in the world, a thriving region within Central Asia offering sustainable growth potential. Oil, natural gas and uranium deposits form the backbone of the booming Kazakh economy.

Austrian sees big uptake in use of electronic tickets

Electronic ticketing is now available on over 65% of all Austrian routes and is now used by almost 60% of all passengers. To date Austrian’s global network includes 85 destinations where ‘paper-free’ flying is an option.

British buyers CAN fly to Montenegro

Contrary to recent press reports British property buyers do not have to fly to Croatia to get to their homes in Montenegro. Austrian Airlines operates flights to Podgorica as well as cities in all the surrounding countries.

Austrian simplifies excess baggage charges

With excess systems based on the ticket price the cost of carrying excess baggage has been difficult for passengers to calculate which can result in frustration and delays at check-in. Austrian’s new zonal system provides greater transparency and simplicity. The network is segmented in to five zones and excess is charged per kilo accordingly.

No limit to Austrian's feeder flights within Europe

No limit to Austrian's feeder flights within Europe

In May 2007 Austrian Airlines’ Business Jet service was launched. This enables long-haul Business Class passengers the option to take a flexible feeder flight from anywhere in Europe. A time saving, exclusive service from a single provider at attractive fixed prices.