Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines repays another $34M from COVID-19 state loan

Austrian Airlines repays another $34 million in state loan received to help it through the COVID-19 pandemic ...


Lufthansa cuts winter flight plan after Europe COVID-19 wave hits bookings

Lufthansa Group is removing 10% of flight capacity this winter due to a surge of COVID-19 in Europe, its CEO tells a German paper ...


Canada’s WestJet nabs Austrian Airlines boss for CEO role

Canada’s WestJet names the head of Austrian Airlines as its new CEO, hailing his experience dealing with tough competition ...


Lufthansa to require COVID-19 shots for crew

Lufthansa and its subsidiaries now require their crew to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  ...


Russia clears Air France, Lufthansa, Austrian flights avoiding Belarus

After several flights avoiding Belarus were canceled, Russia finally authorized Air France, Austrian Airlines, and Lufthansa to follow new flight plans....


Lufthansa suffers massive loss; confirms A380 and 747 exit

Following massive losses in 2020, changes are coming at Lufthansa. Many aircraft types will be retired, including the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 747....


Austria’s minimum airfare plan raises EU concerns

Austria’s plan to set a €40-minimum airfare, that places low-cost carriers against traditional airlines, raised the European Union’s concerns....


Lufthansa to offer passengers to buy meals on short-haul flights

Taking out a page out of low-cost carriers book, Lufthansa Group airlines, including Austrian Airlines and SWISS will not provide a complementary snack to economy passengers on short and medium-haul flights....


Lufthansa tightens mask exemptions, requires negative Covid test

Lufthansa Group is tightening the exemptions from mask requirements onboard their flights to include a medical certificate and a negative Covid-19 test....


Lufthansa subsidiaries to get vital financial injection

The German Economic Stabilization Fund (WSF) has approved financial support for German flag-carrier Lufthansa subsidiaries Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Swiss under the group's €9 billion rescue package from the government in Berlin....