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Austrian Airlines Looking to Hire 100 New Pilots

Austrian Airlines is looking for about 100 new pilots. The Austrian national carrier is now making a special offer to airberlin pilots to move to Austria and work at the airline’s flight hub in Vienna. The offer targets pilots who have been actively employed at airberlin over the last six months and have undergone revalidation of their licenses within the last twelve months i.e. the opera...

Austrian Airlines Celebrates Two Million Embraer Passengers

Austrian Airlines integrated the first Embraer jet in its fleet in January 2016. In the meantime, 16 aircraft of this type are being deployed on European short- and medium-haul routes to more than 60 different airports. Austria’s red-white-red flag carrier celebrated its surpassing the threshold of two million Embraer passengers on today’s flight OS 335 from Vienna to Oslo. The passeng...

Thirteenth Austrian Embraer OE-LWE Took Off on Maiden Flight

Austrian operates largest Embraer 195 fleet in Europe and second largest worldwide  Embraer Jets fly to more than 60 airports in Europe  Yesterday evening, another Embraer aircraft took off on its initial flight OS 375 from Vienna to Amsterdam. The Embraer featuring the registration number OE-LWE is the thirteenth aircraft of this type in the Austrian fleet. As a result, t...

Austrian Embraer OE-LWC Took Off on Maiden Flight

Yesterday afternoon, another Embraer aircraft took off on its initial flight OS 515 from Vienna to Milan. The Embraer featuring the registration number OE-LWC is already the eleventh of a total of 17 of this type of aircraft which Austrian Airlines will integrate into its fleet by the end of 2017, thus successively replacing 21 Fokker jets. The Embraer jet will be deployed on short- and m...

Austrian Airlines Again Looking to Hire 100 New 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 at w...

Austrian airline to launch the world's shortest international flight

A contender for the world’s shortest international flight – covering just 13 miles and lasting as little as eight minutes – has been launched by an Austrian airline. People’s Viennaline, founded in 2010 but with just four destinations on its route map, has announced plans to link St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport in Switzerland with Friedrichshafen Airport in Germ...

Austrian Airlines Introduces New Career Model for Pilots

Consensus reached between the company and Works Council to reform the collective agreement Career model leads to greater balance within the pilot groups Collective agreement signed today A new career model has been introduced for the approx. 1,000 pilots working for Austrian Airlines. The accord was signed today by the company, the Works Council for the flight crew, the trade union and the Au...

Sixth Austrian Airlines Embraer OE-LWK Took Off

Another Embraer aicraft in the Austrian Airlines fleet with the registration number OE-LWK took off on its initial flight OS311 from Vienna to Stockholm this morning. The Embraer aircraft is the sixth out of a total of 17 Embraer jets which Austrian Airlines will integrate into its fleet by the end of 2017. In April 2016, an Embraer simulator from Swiss Aviation Training (SAT) was relocate...