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Salzburg is famous as the birthplace of Mozart, the location of the Sound of Music, its UNESCO heritage centre and mountainous backdrop. While only Austria’s fifth most populous city, Salzburg had almost 1.39 million passengers between January and October 2023. Helped by being a popular tourist destination, including in winter for skiing, it is country’s […]

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Austrian Airlines introduced a brand new seasonal service between Vienna and Marseille on Friday 31 March. The 1,020-kilometre route will be maintained 3-weekly on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays with a mix of 180-seat A320s and 120-seat E195s. Austrian Airlines competes directly against Ryanair on the route, with the latter maintaining a 5-weekly service. Austrian’s arrival […]

April 3, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines has added seven routes to next summer’s schedule. Three are resumptions: Billund (last served in March 2017), Palermo (October 2019), Vilnius (March 2020), while four are genuinely new routes: Marseille, Porto, Tromsø (new for summer) and Tivat. When added to Austrian’s existing network, it will serve 100 European destinations from its Vienna hub […]

November 16, 2022 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis

Ryanair and easyJet Trouble ahead

Many aviation analysts are predicting a tough winter for Europe’s airlines. Having relied on pent-up demand for foreign vacations to get them through this summer, there are ominous signs that the coming months may be more challenging. The increase in fuel costs for unhedged airlines, the on-going conflict in Ukraine and the related increase in […]

September 16, 2022 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

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Eurowings launched two new routes between Germany and Austria on Monday 13 September. The Lufthansa subsidiary began connecting Düsseldorf and Linz with 5-weekly service, and Stuttgart and Graz with 4-weekly service. Both routes will be operated using the airline’s A319s and A320s. Before the pandemic, both routes were served by fellow Lufthansa Group member Austrian […]

September 15, 2021 | Latest Route News +

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Friday 23 July was the launch date for Saudi Arabian carrier flynas’s new 3-weekly service from Riyadh to Salzburg in Austria. The 3,890-kilometre route will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and faces no direct competition. The inaugural service (flight number XY 351 operated by an Airbus A320neo, registration HZ-NS29) departed Riyadh at 06:27 local […]

July 28, 2021 | Latest Route News +