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UNESCO World Heritage town burns in Austria

UNESCO World Heritage town burns in Austria

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

Czech Airlines Technics enters into maintenance agreement with Austrian Airlines

Czech Airlines Technics enters into maintenance agreement with Austrian Airlines

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Austria and Iran tourism partnership

Austria and Iran tourism partnership

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

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

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

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

Air Arabia’s inaugural flight lands at Vienna International Airport

Air Arabia’s inaugural flight lands at Vienna International Airport

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

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

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

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

Air Arabia launches direct flights between Sharjah and Vienna

Air Arabia launches direct flights between Sharjah and Vienna

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

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Austrian Airlines launches new Montreal-Vienna route

Austrian Airlines launches new Montreal-Vienna route

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

Wynn Resorts ends takeover talks with Australia’s Crown Resorts

Wynn Resorts ends takeover talks with Australia’s Crown Resorts

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

Qatar Executive now flies to Samedan, Chambery and Innsbruck

Qatar Executive now flies to Samedan, Chambery and Innsbruck

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

Budapest Airport welcomes its first new airline of the year

Budapest Airport welcomes its first new airline of the year

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

Austrian Airlines announces expansion of its Vienna-Tel Aviv route

Austrian Airlines announces expansion of its Vienna-Tel Aviv route

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

Indian tourists flock to Austria

Indian tourists flock to Austria

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

268 skiers and hikers died in Austrian Alps in 2018

268 skiers and hikers died in Austrian Alps in 2018

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

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

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

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

Vienna restaurant shooting leaves 1 person dead, 1 injured

Vienna restaurant shooting leaves 1 person dead, 1 injured

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

Lufthansa Group: 10.6 million passengers in November 2018

Lufthansa Group: 10.6 million passengers in November 2018

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

MJet becomes first ACJ customer for Skywise

MJet becomes first ACJ customer for Skywise

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

Why tourists should Visit Vienna with a smartphone?

Why tourists should Visit Vienna with a smartphone?

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

Hahn Air Group: A20 new partners implemented

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

Lufthansa Group airlines welcome 14.2 million passengers in July 2018

Lufthansa Group airlines welcome 14.2 million passengers in July 2018

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

Salzburg: 11,000 tourists arrive from Russia in one day

Salzburg: 11,000 tourists arrive from Russia in one day

Yesterday, the airport in Salzburg, Austria, listed an inrush of Russian tourists with 11,000 holidaymakers arriving in a single ... Read More

Eagles with cameras in the skies over Vienna work for the Vienna Tourist Board

Eagles with cameras in the skies over Vienna work for the Vienna Tourist Board

Eagles in Vienna work for Vienna Tourist Board. Visitors from Austria, Germany, USA, United Kingdom, Italy, Russia, Switzerland, France, ... Read More

Vienna Tourism presents eagle’s eye view of Vienna

Vienna Tourism presents eagle’s eye view of Vienna

The Vienna Tourist Board sent eagles up into the skies to capture live panoramic footage of the city from ... Read More

Almanac Hotels appoints Stefan Ludwig in two key roles in Vienna

Almanac Hotels appoints Stefan Ludwig in two key roles in Vienna

Almanac Hotels is proud to announce and welcome Stefan Ludwig in two key roles for the group in Vienna, ... Read More

Ryanair accuses Lufthansa of hampering Laudamotion deal

Ryanair accuses Lufthansa of hampering Laudamotion deal

Lufthansa is in the Ryanair's crosshairs, blamed for "threats" and "abuse" from the top of its "dominant position." Read More

Lufthansa Group: 13.3 million passengers in June 2018

Lufthansa Group: 13.3 million passengers in June 2018

In June 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 13.3 million passengers - an increase of 11.8 ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines receive four business travel awards

Lufthansa Group airlines receive four business travel awards

At this year's Business Traveler Awards, which were presented in Frankfurt yesterday, the network airlines of the Lufthansa Group ... Read More

General Manager of Ritz Carlton Vienna becomes Vice President of competing Vienna hotel group

General Manager of Ritz Carlton Vienna becomes Vice President of competing Vienna hotel group

He recently was Manager of the Ritz Carlton Hotel Bahrain and prior to this was General Manager of the ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 12.9 million passengers in May 2018

Lufthansa Group: 12.9 million passengers in May 2018

In May 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 12.9 million passengers. This shows an increase of ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines welcome 12.2 million passengers in April 2018

Lufthansa Group airlines welcome 12.2 million passengers in April 2018

In April 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 12.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of ... Read More