Tag: Austrian airlines

Austrian Airlines Airbus A321 Reports Strong Odour in the Cockpit

Reading Time: 1 minute An Austrian Airlines Airbus A321-200, performing flight from Vienna (Austria) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 161 passengers and 6 crew, reported smoke and fumes on board. Aircraft was in the initial climb out of Vienna’s runway 29 when at about 2000 feet AGL the crew noticed a strong odour in the cockpit almost immediately followed by […]

Austrian Airlines Wants More Women in the Cockpit

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 attendants. At present Austrian Airlines plans to add 100 fully trained pilots. In addition, training courses for future pilots will be offered again in the […]

Austrian Airlines Offers Cockpit Jobs to More Than 100 Future Pilots

Reading Time: 1 minute This week, more precisely on May 9, 2018, 20 pilot trainees started their training to become pilots for Austrian Airlines. The airline still has room for 34 people for the courses in August and November, and room for 96 future pilots for the training beginning in 2019. The call for applications targets women and men […]

Austrian Airlines Further Develops Its Branding

Reading Time: 2 minutes Austrian Airlines is making itself fit for the digital world and is further developing its branding. Small-scale adjustments are being carried out against the backdrop of the planned relaunch of the Website and the app at the turn of the year 2018/19 as well as the stronger Internet presence being planned. The aim is to […]

Lufthansa Group Female Pilots Take off

Reading Time: 2 minutes On 8 March, six all-female crews from Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Brussels Airlines will start their morning rounds to Berlin on time for the International Women’s Day. The jets are flown from Frankfurt, Munich, Düsseldorf, Vienna, Zurich and Brussels by two female pilots each. In order to send out another signal on this […]

Austrian Airlines Looking to Hire 600 New Employees

Reading Time: 1 minute Austrian Airlines can look back at a successful year in 2017. Close to 12.9 million passengers flew with Austria’s red-white-red national carrier last year, comprising a rise of 12.8 percent compared to 2016. The airline plans another small expansion step in the current year, namely the integration of another long-haul aircraft, a Boeing 777-200 jet, […]

Austrian Airlines to Make Special Offer to airberlin Pilots

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]