Austrian Airlines was founded in 1957 through the merger of Air Austria and Austrian Airways. It is the flag carrier of Austria and a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group. The airline has its hub at the Vienna International Airport, Austria. The airline currently operates a fleet of 83 aircraft that consist of Boeing 777-200ER, Boeing 767-300ER, Airbus 321-211, Airbus 321-111, Airbus 320-200, Airbus 319-111, Embraer 195 and the Bombardier Q400.
With Austrian Airlines, you can book flights that cover a global network of about 130 destinations, including a dense network of 35 destinations served in Central and Eastern Europe. New routes are constantly being charted by the airline. Popular destinations covered by Austrian Airlines flights include countries Greece, Spain, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States
Carry-on Baggage Policy -
Austrian Airlines allows carry-on baggage that does not exceed 8 kg in weight and 55 x 40 x 23 cm in dimensions.
Additionally, all passengers can carry another personal item (handbag, laptop bag or shoulder bag) with dimensions not exceeding 40 x 30 x 10 cm. A foldable garment bag with dimensions not exceeding 57 x 54 x 15 cm is also considered a carry-on item.
Checked baggage policy –
The maximum overall dimensions of checked baggage must not exceed 158 cm.
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Austrian Airlines provides mandatory unaccompanied minor service to children between the ages 5-11 and optional unaccompanied minor service to children between the ages 12-17. The unaccompanied minor will be assisted right from the time of their departure up to the time they are safely received by their respective guardian at the arrival airport.
Austrian Airlines allows a maximum of two animals onboard in an approved transport container. Animals exceeding 8 kg in weight (pet + container) and container dimensions exceeding 55 x 40 x 23 cm will not be allowed in the cabin but must be transported in the cargo hold.
Austrian Airline offers exclusive DO and CO menu options to all its passengers. Complimentary drinks and beverages (including Austrian beers and wines) are also available. Business Class passengers can choose from a free range of special meals. The airline also provides onboard Wi-Fi facility known as FlyNet. Passengers are required to select their FlyNet package in advance.
Passengers can enjoy around 350 hours of video-on-demand and audio entertainment on the seatback touchscreen provided in long haul flights. Various duty-free items such as cosmetics, jewelry, and memento can also be purchased onboard.
The web check-in portal is accessible for most flights 47 hours prior to the scheduled time of departure. Web check-in allows passengers to enjoy a hassle-free experience at the airport by avoiding physical check-in delays.
Austrian Airlines has been awarded the ‘Best Airline Staff Service in Europe’ and ‘Best Business Class Onboard Catering’ by Skytrax in 2018. The airline is a member of Europe’s largest airline group – Lufthansa Group and a member of the largest global airline alliance – Star Alliance. The airline’s frequent-flyer program ‘Miles and More’ allows members to earn miles which can be later redeemed for future flights and upgrades. Members are also entitled to receive exciting Austrian Airlines flight deals.
All policies and fares related to baggage, check-in, travel with children and travel with pets are subject to change by Austrian Airlines without prior notice. Therefore, passengers are recommended to check the policies for any change before making any bookings.
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