Tag: Austrian Airlines

Lufthansa Group extends free re-booking period, offers discount

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2020 15:00

In view of the exceptional circumstances caused by the spread of the coronavirus, Lufthansa Group Airlines Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Air Dolomiti are meeting their customers' needs ... Read More

Lufthansa Group renews IT partnership with Amadeus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020 00:15

The Lufthansa Group and Amadeus have renewed and expanded their longstanding technology partnership.  Through this agreement, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines and Air Dolomiti, will continue ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2020 15:10

This year the Lufthansa Group will be hiring more than 4,500 new employees in Germany, Austria and Switzerland as things stand in present; among them 3,000 hires will take place ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 10.4 million passengers in November 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2019 23:30

In November 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 10.4 million passengers on board. This shows a decrease of 2.3 percent compared to the previous year’s month which was due ... Read More

Czech Airlines Technics enters into maintenance agreement with Austrian Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2019 16:45

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a subsidiary of Prague Airport and provider of aircraft repair and maintenance services, has entered into a Base Maintenance Agreement with Austrian Airlines. Under the contract, ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019 15:54

The Independent Flight Attendants Organization (Ufo) has called full-day strikes for Lufthansa on Thursday 7 November and Friday 8 November. Lufthansa will activate a special flight plan between 1 and ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:28

In May 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.8 percent compared to the previous year’s month. The available seat kilometres were ... Read More

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 17:00

As the first airline in the world to do so, Lufthansa has equipped all long–haul aircraft with the mobile ECG (Electrocardiogram) system CardioSecur. In case of on-board medical emergencies, the ... Read More

Farewell Niki Lauda: Legend of fast cars and airplanes

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2019 01:29

Niki Lauda, whom we remember as a Formula 1 legend, is no longer with us. But did you know he had a license to fly and had a history of ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 19:02

Lufthansa Group passengers often have similar questions: Is my flight on time? What gate does my plane leave from? And how heavy can my hand luggage be? In order to ... Read More

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 22:30

"Lufthansa Group has become even stronger, more efficient and more modern," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. "We are Europe’s number one." As in ... Read More

Austrian Airlines launches new Montreal-Vienna route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:35

Austrian Airlines announced the launch of a year-round flight service to and from Montreal/Vienna beginning April 29th, 2019. The long-haul flight will be operated by the airline's Boeing 767 aircraft. Read More

Lufthansa Group renews its partnership with Amadeus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019 16:26

The Lufthansa Group and Amadeus have announced an agreement to renew their longstanding technology partnership. Through the deal, Amadeus’ Altéa Passenger Service System (PSS) will continue to provide Lufthansa, Austrian ... Read More

Austrian Airlines announces expansion of its Vienna-Tel Aviv route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 18:15

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

Lufthansa Group airlines welcome 9.1 million passengers in January 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 17:15

In January 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 9.1 million passengers. This shows an increase of 4.8 percent compared to the previous year’s month. The available seat kilometers were ... Read More

Routehappy launches new codeshare UPAs with 5 Star Alliance airlines

editor editor- February 4, 2019 23:28

Routehappy by ATPCO, the industry standard for airline rich content, today announced the launch of new codeshare Universal Product Attributes (UPAs) on Travix-owned websites. Codeshare UPAs are now available for ... Read More

Lufthansa Group is number one in Europe with new passenger record

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 16:20

In 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group carried a total of 142 million passengers, setting a new passenger record. With more than 1.2 million flights and a seat load ... Read More

Lufthansa goes on hiring spree in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019 16:20

Lufthansa Group is expecting to hire approximately 5500 new employees in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium this year. The airline group is looking to hire over 1300 flight attendants – ... Read More

Lufthansa expands lounge offering at Frankfurt Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 09:48

Passengers with lounge access can now look forward to having an even more relaxed lounge stay before their departure in the Terminal 1A Schengen area at Frankfurt Airport. Today, Lufthansa ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 10.6 million passengers in November 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 09:20

In November 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 10.6 million passengers. Despite a strong basis for comparison from the previous year, this corresponds to an increase of ... Read More

IAG: Final assault on CEO of Norwegian Air?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 4, 2018 14:48

Willie Walsh, CEO of the International Airlines Group (IAG), decided to give the final assault to Norwegian Air Shuttle. Read More

Lufthansa Supervisory Board expands Executive Board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 05:22

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has laid the foundations for improving the operational stability and quality of the Lufthansa Group airlines. With the addition of the new Airline ... Read More

Austrian Airlines signs codeshare agreement with Georgian Airways

editor editor- December 2, 2010 06:37

Austrian Airlines and Georgian Airways are creating clear benefits for passengers: With the cooperation on the route Tbilisi- Vienna, the two airlines provide an attractive offer for travellers from E Read More

Lufthansa completes takeover of Austrian Airlines

editor editor- September 4, 2009 04:58

FRANKFURT - German flagship airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG has concluded its takeover of Austrian Airlines AG, the airline said Thursday. Read More

Lufthansa given the go-ahead to takeover Austrian Airlines

editor editor- August 29, 2009 04:32

The European Commission (EC) approved today the takeover of Austrian Airlines by Deutsche Lufthansa AG of Germany after Lufthansa promised a set of remedies to remove the EC's competition concerns. Read More

Lufthansa CEO expecting formal approval of Austrian Airlines merger soon

editor editor- August 1, 2009 03:14

"We welcome the positive signals we have received from Brussels and are counting on formal approval soon of the merger with Austrian Airlines," said the chairman and CEO of Deutsche ... Read More

EU not likely to approve Lufthansa takeover of Austrian Airlines

editor editor- July 11, 2009 04:40

European Union regulators charged Friday that Lufthansa AG has not done enough to allay antitrust concerns over its bid for Austrian Airlines, and they are now unlikely to approve it ... Read More

Austrian Airlines to cut 1,000 jobs by mid-2010

editor editor- July 3, 2009 03:12

VIENNA — Austrian Airlines, the ailing carrier due to be taken over by Germany's Lufthansa AG, said Thursday it will cut about 1,000 jobs by mid-2010 as part of an ... Read More

EU will open in-depth probe of Lufthansa’s Austrian Airlines takeover

editor editor- July 2, 2009 04:16

FRANKFURT - Deutsche Lufthansa AG said Wednesday the European Commission will start an in-depth anti-trust probe into Lufthansa's planned takeover of Austrian flag carrier Austrian Airlines AG. Read More

Lufthansa closes in on Austrian Airlines takeover

editor editor- May 14, 2009 04:20

VIENNA — More than 85% of Austrian Airlines' shareholders have accepted a public takeover offer by Germany's Lufthansa AG, the struggling carrier said Tuesday. Read More

Austrian Airlines to cut work hours, salaries

editor editor- April 6, 2009 05:40

VIENNA — The Austrian Airlines Group will reduce the working hours of its flight attendants and decrease the pay of its pilots for a year to cut costs, the company ... Read More

Lufthansa’s Austrian Airlines purchase probed by EU

editor editor- February 12, 2009 02:48

European Union regulators began an in-depth investigation into whether Austria’s restructuring and sale of Vienna-based Austrian Airlines AG to Deutsche Lufthansa AG conform to EU rules on state sub Read More

Austrian Airlines undergoes painful transition

editor editor- February 3, 2009 06:39

VIENNA (eTN) - The dismissal of Austrian Airlines (AUA) CEO Alfred Ötsch shows the seriousness of the situation at Austria’s national carrier, after its financial take-over over by German carrier ... Read More

Air France-KLM complains over Austrian Airlines sale

editor editor- December 12, 2008 03:06

PARIS - Air France-KLM filed a complaint to the European Union on Thursday over Austria's plans to sell its national airline to German carrier Lufthansa, saying the deal depended on ... Read More

Austria looks to take on airline debt ahead of sale

editor editor- October 28, 2008 02:45

Austria's government indicated on Monday that it would likely take over some of the debt of Austrian Airlines before selling it. Read More

Lufthansa officially bidding for Austrian Airlines stake, spokesman says

editor editor- August 26, 2008 04:25

FRANKFURT — The leading German airline, Lufthansa, has officially declared interest in buying part of troubled Austrian Airlines, a spokesman told AFP on Monday. Read More