Tag: Austrian airlines

Austrian Airlines to Make Special Offer to airberlin 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 […]

Austrian Airlines Increases Earnings And Raises Forecast For 2017

Austrian Airlines generated considerably higher earnings than expected in the first half of 2017. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) totaled EUR 8 million, comprising a year-on-year rise of EUR 6 million. Adjusted EBIT, the relevant indicator for the 2017 forecast which deducts valuation gains from aircraft sales, climbed to EUR 3 million in the […]

Austrian Named The European Champion For Its Service

Austrian Airlines was named the European champion in 2017 for its service for the fourth year in a row. The national airline once again achieved a top ranking in the renowned SKYTRAX World Airline Awards 2017 bestowed upon the winners in Paris on June 20, 2017. The Austrian Airlines team won the title “Best Airline […]

Austrian Airlines Is The Most Punctual Airline Worldwide

Austrian Airlines was the world’s most punctual airline in March 2017. This can be seen in the latest statistics from flightstats.com for global airlines. With an arrival on-time rate of 92.72%, Austrian Airlines was ahead of Spanish Iberia (90.74%) and Singapore Airlines (89.19%). Punctuality is measured in the airline industry with <15 minutes. This means […]

Lufthansa Group Reports Best First Quarter Earnings Since 2008

“We have continued on our successful track in the first quarter of this year and achieved another good result,” said Ulrik Svensson, Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, presenting the Lufthansa Group’s financial results for the first three months of 2017. “For a period that is traditionally difficult for the airline industry, we have […]

Austrian Airlines Carried More Passengers in Q1 2017

Austrian Airlines carried almost 2.2 million passengers in the period January to March 2017, comprising a rise of 6.6 percent in a year-on-year comparison. This increase is mainly due to the expanded bilateral flight traffic between Austria and Germany. The flight offering measured in available seat kilometers (ASK) was increased by 3.3 percent to more […]

Lufthansa Group and Cathay Pacific to Codeshare

Cathay Pacific Airways, the Hong Kong–based airline, and the Lufthansa Group, Europe’s leading airline group, will offer their passengers selected flights under their partner’s flight number in future (code-sharing). For Lufthansa Group customers, this will significantly improve the connections available from Hong Kong towards Australia and New Zealand.  A corresponding agreement was signed by Ivan […]

First airberlin Airbus A320 in the Austrian Airlines Livery Takes Off

The first Airbus A320 of airberlin in the Austrian Airlines livery took off with the flight number OS 779 for its initial scheduled flight from Vienna to Skopje. The jet with the registration D-ABZA is the first of five Airbus A320 to be operated for Austrian Airlines by airberlin including airberlin crew within the context […]

Austrian Airlines A319 Received A Number of Bird Impacts at Amsterdam

An Austrian Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration OE-LDD performing flight OS-375 from Vienna (Austria) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was on approach to Amsterdam’s runway 18C when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds at about 2000 feet and received a number of bird impacts. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on the runway. After landing […]

Around 11.4 Million Passengers Flew with Austrian Airlines in 2016

Austrian Airlines carried round 11.4 million passengers in the period January to December 2016, corresponding to a year-on-year increase of 5.1 percent or 547,000 passengers. This increase is mainly due to the expanded bilateral flight traffic between Austria and Germany. The flight offering, measured in available seat kilometers (ASK), was increased by 4.9 percent to […]