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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...

Lufthansa LCC Eurowings mulls cooperation with easyJet

Lufthansa Group’s low-cost subsidiary Eurowings and UK low-cost carrier easyJet reportedly could become partners, Lufthansa Group chairman and CEO Carsten Spohr told German magazine Der Spiegel. A Lufthansa spokesperson in Frankfurt confirmed Spohr’s quotes to ATW. “We can cooperate with other airlines very actively. EasyJet had also shown interest in the past to...

Diamond prepares first DA62 piston twins for service entry

Diamond Aircraft is preparing to deliver the first DA62 piston-twins in October, to two unnamed German owners. The first four customer aircraft – serial numbers 5 to 9 – are destined for European operators, says Christian Dries, chief executive of the Austrianairframer. Serial number 10, now under construction at Diamond's Wiener Neustadt headquarters, is the first DA62 bui...