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Innovative Drone Technology for Austrian Airlines Aircraft Inspections

Since the middle of the year, Austrian Airlines has been testing a completely new technology for the purpose of carrying out technical inspections of its aircraft fleet. The aircraft are checked for paintwork or structural damage by means of autonomous drones developed by the French start-up “Donecle”. This innovation not only reduces the workload for technicians of Austria’s nat...

Austrian Airlines fleet development takes shape - Six Additional Airbus A320

Austrian Airlines will get six additional Airbus A320 starting by August 2019. Jets will gradually replace turboprops. The fleet development announced in January 2019 is taking shape now: Austrian Airlines has now secured six additional A320 aircraft. The first of these jets is scheduled for delivery in August. Within the next few days, it will already receive the red-white-red Austria...

Austrian Airlines A320 aircraft cabin upgrade performed by FACC

FACC is celebrating yet another milestone in Aftermarket Services under the motto "Get more space": At the beginning of 2019, the aerospace group received STC approval for its retrofit program "Passenger Luggage Space Upgrade" from the European Aviation Safety Agency EASA. FACC has now retrofitted the cabins of three medium-haul aircraft for Austria's leading airline Austri...

More Austrian Airlines Flights to Germany, Japan and the USA in Summer flight schedule 2019

Austrian Airlines will offer higher frequencies to Germany in the summer  Numerous vacation destinations in Greece, Italy and Spain in the flight offering  Long-haul: Launch of flight service to Montreal, Miami in the offering again  Austrian Airlines will once again offer a dense network of destinations in the summer of 2019. The number of flight connections to German...

New Austrian Airlines, take a look at new strategy - #DriveTo25

Austrian Airlines has managed the turnaround after a tough restructuring period and now operates profitably. The airline is also headed towards positive operating earnings in 2018 following strong passenger growth of more than one million customers, comprising a year-on-year rise of 8.5 percent. The solid demand by passengers and increasing competition in Vienna has led the red-white-red n...

Austrian Airlines Wants More Women in the Cockpit

Targeted increase in the share of female pilots  Current search for 100 fully-trained pilots  Numerous courses and training positions once again in 2019 for future pilots  More aircraft, more flights and more staff. Austrian Airlines is continually expanding. In the first half of 2018 alone, Austria’s home carrier hired 400 new employees, mainly pilots and flight...

Austrian Airlines Restructures Route Network and Increases Frequencies

· Unprofitable flight connections to be removed from the airline’s offering · More flights to New York, Chicago, Beijing and other international destinations · AIRail’s high passenger growth Austrian Airlines is restructuring its route network. Beginning October 2018, Austrian Airlines will remove certain connections from its winter schedule, such as Hong Kong...

Austrian Airlines expands its presence in Magnetic MRO hangars

Magnetic MRO is pleased to announce that Austrian Airlines has granted Magnetic MRO with heavy maintenance contract for the 2019/2020 winter season, booking three quarters of all available maintenance slots in Tallinn, Estonia. Under the new agreement, Magnetic MRO will continue to provide Austrian flag carrier with reliable services for their Airbus A320 family fleet. Markus Besta, Austrian Ai...