Austrian Airlines is the national carrier of Austria providing semi-low cost travel throughout the continent since it was first established in 1957. The airline’s headquarters are located in the grounds of Vienna International Airport in Schwechat, Wien-Umgebung. Austrian Airlines is managed by CEO Peter Malanik and is a subsidiary of the airline Lufthansa.
Austrian Airlines’ central hub is at Vienna International Airport and together with a secondary hub at
Innsbruck Airport the airline operates scheduled services to over 130 destinations worldwide. Cheap flights from Austrian Airlines are available to cities in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America.
As a member of the Star Alliance passengers of Austrian Airlines can benefit from a reliable and trusted service. Sign-up to the airline’s loyalty programme for frequent flyers and choose from a range of rewards with partner organisations.
Austrian Airlines Economy passengers are advised to check in 45 minutes before the scheduled departure and 30 minutes for Business Class. Web check-in is a convenient method for those with hand luggage only. The gate closes 15 minutes before take-off.
Economy passengers can check in two bags weighing up to 23kg with one item of hand luggage at 8kg. Business Class travellers can check in two bags up to 32kg each and carry on two items of hand luggage weighing up to 12kg in total. Fees apply for extra baggage; see Austrian Airlines information for further details.
The seat pitch on board an Austrian Airlines flight is 31 inches as standard. Business Class passengers benefit from a spacious sleeper seat offering 59 inches of leg room between seats.
Frequent Flyer Programme
Austrian Airlines provide Miles & More, a global frequent flyer programme. Earn miles for every flight and spend your points on a host of rewards from hotel discounts, car hire and hotels.
Austrian Airlines remains a familiar face at industry award ceremonies. With several nominations at the World Airline Awards, Austrian Airlines has been the recipient for several catering and staff awards. Austrian Airlines is the only European airline to feature in the Top 5 worldwide for Economy Class services.