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Jet Aviation Hosts Bizav Industry Execs in Vienna

Movers and shakers in the business aviation industry in Europe and beyond congregated in Vienna’s Palais Coburg on Friday for an annual gathering hosted by Jet Aviation. The brainchild of Oliver Bergsch, Jet Aviation's vice president of MRO sales for Europe, Middle East and Asia, the invitation-only event attracts top-level executives to Austria. Jet Aviation president...

Tyrolean Jet Services - oldest in Europe and largest in Austria

Tyrolean Jet Services is on the market since 1978. In the beginning it was a Swarovski corporate flight department, which later became an independent business structure. For a charter flight there are many options to choose from: two ACJ319, one ACJ318 ER, Bombardier Global Express, Gulfstream G550, Cessna Citation VII and Beechcraft King Air 200GT. A few more aircraft are managed by the op...

Niki Lauda to return to aviation through Amira Air

Veteran Formula 1 driver and aviation pioneer Niki Lauda is set to return to the airline industry following his acquisition of Amira Air (Vienna) late last year. Lauda told Die Presse newspaper that he had acquired the Austrian VIP/business charter operator from former owner Ronny Pecik but did not disclose either the terms or the value of the deal. Founded in 2004, Amira Air currently opera...

First Austrian Airlines Embraer Jet Took Off for Inaugural Flight to Stuttgart

     Launch of medium-haul fleet renewal: almost new Embraer jets to replace the Fokker fleet · Embraer aircraft going to operate flights to Central and Eastern Europe e.g. Belgrade, Warsaw and Tirana, but also to Hamburg, Thessaloniki and on many more routes · 200 pilots, 600 flight attendants and about 80 technicians being trained for the fleet of 17 Embraer je...

Monarch Aircraft Engineering: Line Maintenance for Austrian

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the engineering division of The Monarch Group, announces a line maintenance technical handling agreement with Austrian Airlines. The agreement, which commenced on 15th December 2015 is to provide call out support to the Austrian operator’s Airbus A320 and Embraer E195 flying program into Manchester Airport. Commenting on this agreement, Neil...

Austrian Airlines: Initial Flight to Marrakech Takes Off Tomorrow

 Once a week to Morocco as of November 14, 2015 · Austrian Airlines continues to focus on tourist destinations · Eight sunny medium-haul destinations offered in the winter flight schedule Austrian Airlines is operating flights to yet another tourist destination starting tomorrow. Flight service will be offered once a week on Saturdays to Marrakech. The country’s natio...

Austrian Airlines: Time to Head South: First flight to Mauritius Takes Off Today

Up to two weekly flights to Mauritius as of October 29, 2015 Demand from Austria for exotic holiday destinations continues to grow Austrian Airlines now offers flights to three destinations in the Indian Ocean: Mauritius, Maldives and Sri Lanka Starting today, Austrian Airlines has added a new long-haul destination in the Indian Ocean to its route network. Every Thursday the airline will...

Austrian Airlines revamps A320 family cabins

Austrian Airlines began work on revamping the cabin interiors of 29 Airbus A319, A320 and A321 aircraft. The reconfiguration will cost around €25 million ($28.4 million) and be completed in 2017.  “Our new business class is very attractive for our customers in the long-haul segment, but this appeal is missing on the continental fleet. In this case, we will have to spend money in...

Austrian Airlines Increases Flight Frequencies to Teheran

One additional daily flight to Teheran starting on March 11, 2016 · Andreas Otto: “Clear signal for the upturn in economic ties between Austria and Iran“ Austrian Airlines is expanding its flight service to Iran, offering one additional daily flight to Teheran starting on March 11, 2016. As a result, Austria’s national carrier will be departing from Vienna up to twice...

Tyrolean Jet Services received G650

The operator added Gulfstream G550 and Bombardier Global Express As BizavNews found out, a Austrian leading business aviation operator Tyrolean Jet Services began operating a new aircraft Gulfstream G650 (OE-IYE). Business Jet will be operated exclusively in the interests of the owner and will not be available for charter flights. In turn, the charter fleet Tyrolean Jet Services repleni...

Incident: Austrian F100 at Stuttgart on Oct. 8, 2015, Could Not Retract All Gears

An Austrian Airlines Fokker 100, registration OE-LVB performing flight OS-184 from Stuttgart (Germany) to Vienna (Austria), was climbing out of Stuttgart's runway 25 when the crew stopped the climb at FL140 and returned to Stuttgart for a safe landing on runway 25 about 25 minutes after departure. A ground witness reported the aircraft climbed out with the left and nose gear retra...

Winter Flight Schedule 2015/16: Austrian Airlines Expands Its Network

 Three new long-haul destinations starting October 2015: Miami, Mauritius and Colombo · One weekly flight to Marrakech as of November 2015 · On balance nine new destinations in the Austrian Airlines route network in 2015 Austrian Airlines is expanding its route network in the entire year 2015. The airline added nine new destinations to its flight offering this year i.e. Ode...