Austrian Airlines is part of Deutsche Lufthansa AG group and is member of Star Alliance. Austrian Airlines has been at the market since 1958.
Main office: Vienna, Austria
Airplanes park: 42 planes
Flights: Flights offered – A wide choice of flights in Europe, Asia, North America, Africa, the
Caribbean and Australia. Austrian Airlines is Austria’s national carrier.
The company was founded on 30 September 1957 as a result of the alliance between Air Austria and Austrian
Airways. Its first flight was on 31 March 1958 and it was from Vienna to London through Zurich. The domestic flights started on 1 May 1963, while the transatlantic ones – on 1 April 1969. In 2000 the carrier became a full member of Star Alliance.
The main office of the company is on the international airport in Vienna. The carrier offers flights to different destinations in Europe, Asia, North America, South America, Africa and Australia. Together with its partners – Lauda Air and Austrian arrows, Austrian Airlines services more than 130
destinations in 66 countries. It is one of the few companies, which sell tickets to post-war Iraq. In December 2006 flights to Arbil Province started with a short cut off lasting 1 year.
Since 2011 the company has been taking flights to Baghdad. The airplane park amounts to 40 planes. The machines are replaced every year and their average age is 7 years. The carrier’s planes are the most modern ones in Europe and their age is about 3 years below the average one of all airlines on the Old Continent. The Austrian Airlines planes are divided into two groups – economical and business. During short-distanced flights passengers are served snacks and drinks, while during long-distanced flights they can choose among 2 menus and a snack before landing. Passengers entertain through an interactive system, which offers them a great variety of movies, music and computer games.