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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

In May 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.8 percent compared ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 brought two of their best to Vienna last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

Visit Nepal 2020 is the new Nepal Tourism Board Campaign that was introduced last night in the Austrian Capital Vienna. ... Read More

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines customer service available via Messenger app

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Lufthansa Group passengers often have similar questions: Is my flight on time? What gate does my plane leave from? And ... Read More

Austrian Airlines launches new Montreal-Vienna route

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Austrian Airlines announced the launch of a year-round flight service to and from Montreal/Vienna beginning April 29th, 2019. The long-haul ... Read More

Wynn Resorts ends takeover talks with Australia’s Crown Resorts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019

Wynn Resorts released the following statement today: "Following the premature disclosure of preliminary discussions, Wynn Resorts has terminated all discussions ... Read More

Qatar Executive now flies to Samedan, Chambery and Innsbruck

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

Qatar Executive (QE), the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, can now fly to Samedan, Switzerland; Chambery, France; ... Read More

Budapest Airport welcomes its first new airline of the year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

Welcoming its first new airline of the year, Budapest Airport has marked the arrival of low-cost carrier (LCC), Laudamotion, onto ... Read More

Austrian Airlines announces expansion of its Vienna-Tel Aviv route

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

Lufthansa Group’s Austrian Airlines has announced the expansion of its Vienna-Tel Aviv flights. As of February 17, three additional round-trip ... Read More

Indian tourists flock to Austria

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

Austria continues to draw more and more Indians and the situation is only going to get better, considering new developments ... Read More

268 skiers and hikers died in Austrian Alps in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

In 2018, a total of 268 people died on Austria's mountains, 22 fewer than the deaths registered in the previous ... Read More

Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019

Thousands of tourists ended the last Christmas holiday in the Alps on Sunday being evacuated. This included visitors to the ... Read More

Vienna restaurant shooting leaves 1 person dead, 1 injured

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018

One person has been killed and one injured in a shootout at a popular tourist restaurant in the Austrian capital’s ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 10.6 million passengers in November 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018

In November 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 10.6 million passengers. Despite a strong basis for comparison ... Read More

MJet becomes first ACJ customer for Skywise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018

MJet GmbH of Austria has become the first ACJ319 operator to sign up for Skywise, enabling it to integrate its ... Read More

Why tourists should Visit Vienna with a smartphone?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 28, 2018

There is a reason why tourists should bring their smartphone when traveling to Vienna for sightseeing.  Read More

Hahn Air Group: A20 new partners implemented

editor editor- October 18, 2018

Hahn Air has already integrated 20 new carriers into its global network of more than 350 air, rail and shuttle ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines welcome 14.2 million passengers in July 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 9, 2018

Lufthansa German Airlines, SWISS and Austrian Airlines carried 10.2 million passengers in July - 5.2% more than in the prior-year ... Read More