Category: Austria travel news

Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a land-locked country in Central Europe composed of nine federated states, one of which is Vienna, Austria's capital and its largest city. Austria occupies an area of 83,879 km² and has a population of nearly 9 million people.

Lufthansa Group: 50 percent of the fleet back in the air
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Lufthansa Group: 50 percent of the fleet back in the air

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 29, 2020

Due to the significant changes in the booking wishes of their passengers, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group are switching ... Read More

Lufthansa Group to cut 22,000 jobs
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Lufthansa Group to cut 22,000 jobs

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 15, 2020

Last week, the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG informed the representatives of the trade unions Verdi (Vereinigte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft), VC ... Read More

Czech Republic drops Germany, Hungary & Austria travel bans
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Czech Republic drops Germany, Hungary & Austria travel bans

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 4, 2020

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis announced today that after re-opening of the border with Slovakia yesterday, Czech Republic will end ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines significantly expand service in June
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Lufthansa Group airlines significantly expand service in June

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 14, 2020

With the June flight schedule, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group are significantly expanding their services compared with the previous ... Read More

Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS to take off again with 160 aircraft in June
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Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS to take off again with 160 aircraft in June

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 8, 2020

Starting in June, Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS will be offering monthly restart schedules to significantly more destinations in Germany and ... Read More

German interior minister: Reckless re-opening of borders doesn’t help anyone
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German interior minister: Reckless re-opening of borders doesn’t help anyone

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2020

Germany's Federal Minister of the Interior today said that no one wants to restrict citizens’ freedom of movement longer than is ... Read More

€190 and you’re free to go: Vienna airport offers on-site COVID-19 test
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€190 and you’re free to go: Vienna airport offers on-site COVID-19 test

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2020

Vienna International Airport will be offering an on-site coronavirus test to all passengers arriving at Flughafen Wien. Austrian health officials ... Read More

Lufthansa Group grounds Austrian Airlines
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Lufthansa Group grounds Austrian Airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2020

The Lufthansa Group carrier Austrian Airlines will temporarily suspend scheduled flight operations as of Thursday, 19 March 2020. Austrian Airlines ... Read More

Austrian Airlines is suspending operation as of March 19
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Austrian Airlines is suspending operation as of March 19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2020

Austrian Airlines will suspend all flights between March 19 and March 28 due to Coronavirus. Austrian Airlines is a member ... Read More

California, New York and Washington declared highest risk for COVID-19
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California, New York and Washington declared highest risk for COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2020

California, Washington, and New York in the United States were added to the Robert Koch Institute list of highest-risk regions ... Read More

Germany is closing borders
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Germany is closing borders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2020

German authorities have decided to close the country's borders with France, Austria, and Switzerland will be closed starting Monday.  Commuters ... Read More

Austria bans France, Spain, Switzerland flights, introduces border checks
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Austria bans France, Spain, Switzerland flights, introduces border checks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2020

Austria will introduce border checks with Switzerland and Liechtenstein, and will ban flight connections with France, Spain and Switzerland from ... Read More

Ski season finishes early in Austria on Sunday
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Ski season finishes early in Austria on Sunday

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2020

Skiing in Austria is so much fun, and the fun will end early when all ski lifts will stop operating ... Read More

Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Brussels Airlines flights to USA after restrictions
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Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Brussels Airlines flights to USA after restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2020

Are Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines still flying to the United States? US PresidentTrump yesterday banned the European ... Read More

Etihad Airways: Vienna Waits no longer
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Etihad Airways: Vienna Waits no longer

editor editor- March 10, 2020

The national airline of the UAE, Etihad Airways, will launch new daily scheduled year-round flights to Austria’s capital Vienna using ... Read More

Traveling from Austria to Italy?  Schengen Border is closed
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Traveling from Austria to Italy? Schengen Border is closed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2020

The Schengen area within the European Union is one of the biggest achievements of the EU allowing freedom of movements ... Read More

COVID-19 blacklisted EU countries: Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Austria
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COVID-19 blacklisted EU countries: Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Austria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 6, 2020

Israel on Wednesday ordered a two-week quarantine on people arriving from France, Germany, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland over coronavirus fears, ... Read More

India Tourists: Vienna Tourism Waits for You
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India Tourists: Vienna Tourism Waits for You

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 11, 2020

Austria, that charming country in central Europe which tops the living index, has always attracted visitors from India. The reasons? ... Read More

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines halt flights to mainland China
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Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines halt flights to mainland China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2020

The safety of passengers and employees is a top priority for the Lufthansa Group. After thoroughly evaluating all currently available ... Read More

Lufthansa Group cancels all flights to China
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Lufthansa Group cancels all flights to China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2020

The safety of passengers and employees is a top priority for the Lufthansa Group. After thoroughly evaluating all currently available ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 100% green electricity in home markets
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Lufthansa Group: 100% green electricity in home markets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

Since the beginning of the year, the Lufthansa Group has exclusively been purchasing green electricity in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and ... Read More

Transcript: Ukrainian Airlines relied on Lufthansa and other airlines before clearing PS752 for take off in Tehran
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Transcript: Ukrainian Airlines relied on Lufthansa and other airlines before clearing PS752 for take off in Tehran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

Ukrainian Airlines confirmed: PS752 was cleared for takeoff in Teheran on January 8, because Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Qatar ... Read More

Ukrainian Airlines: Class-action lawyer speaks to eTurboNews
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Ukrainian Airlines: Class-action lawyer speaks to eTurboNews

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

A class-action lawsuit against Ukrainian Airlines and others is about toe filed in Canada after 176 passengers were killed on ... Read More

Lufthansa Group Airlines: 145 million passengers in 2019
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Lufthansa Group Airlines: 145 million passengers in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

In 2019, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group carried a total of 145 million passengers on board. This represents an ... Read More

Will Canada ban Turkish, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qatar Airways, Aeroflot and Ukraine International Airlines?
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Will Canada ban Turkish, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qatar Airways, Aeroflot and Ukraine International Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that his government’s focus is accountability and justice for the victims of the ... Read More

MCE Central & Eastern Europe is coming soon!
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MCE Central & Eastern Europe is coming soon!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2020

With a new decade started the new year brings the celebration 10th annual edition of MCE Central & Eastern Europe.The event ... Read More

Lufthansa Group to hire over 4,500 new workers in its home markets in 2020
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Lufthansa Group to hire over 4,500 new workers in its home markets in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2020

This year the Lufthansa Group will be hiring more than 4,500 new employees in Germany, Austria and Switzerland as things ... Read More

UNESCO World Heritage town burns in Austria
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UNESCO World Heritage town burns in Austria

editor editor- November 30, 2019

A fire raged through several buildings in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Hallstatt in Austria at around 3:30 am ... Read More

Czech Airlines Technics enters into maintenance agreement with Austrian Airlines
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Czech Airlines Technics enters into maintenance agreement with Austrian Airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2019

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a subsidiary of Prague Airport and provider of aircraft repair and maintenance services, has entered into ... Read More

Lufthansa strike: Airline activates special flight schedule for Thursday and Friday
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Lufthansa strike: Airline activates special flight schedule for Thursday and Friday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019

The Independent Flight Attendants Organization (Ufo) has called full-day strikes for Lufthansa on Thursday 7 November and Friday 8 November. ... Read More

Lufthansa expands luggage-free Economy Light Fare to Africa, Asia, Middle East, South America
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Lufthansa expands luggage-free Economy Light Fare to Africa, Asia, Middle East, South America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019

Lufthansa Group announced that the "Economy Light Fare" is successively available for further intercontinental routes operated by Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa ... Read More

Austria and Iran tourism partnership
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Austria and Iran tourism partnership

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 2, 2019

At a Sustainable Tourism Conference. an agreement was signed by an Austrian delegation of travel and tourism leaders with Iran. ... Read More

Schengen or no Schengen: Germany extends Austria border controls due to illegal migrant flood
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Schengen or no Schengen: Germany extends Austria border controls due to illegal migrant flood

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 25, 2019

Federal Republic of Germany is extending border controls along its border with Austria by six months due to a high ... Read More

Air Arabia’s inaugural flight lands at Vienna International Airport
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Air Arabia’s inaugural flight lands at Vienna International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 18, 2019

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier, now offers direct flights between Sharjah and ... Read More

Lufthansa Group’s airline Edelweiss offers CO2 offsetting within booking process
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Lufthansa Group’s airline Edelweiss offers CO2 offsetting within booking process

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 29, 2019

From now on, Edelweiss passengers can pay for their CO2 compensation quickly and easily together with the ticket price. The ... Read More

Air Arabia launches direct flights between Sharjah and Vienna
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Air Arabia launches direct flights between Sharjah and Vienna

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2019

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), today announced the launch of direct ... Read More

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