Austrian Airlines Announces Winter 2016/17 Flight Schedule
• Austrian Airlines flies to a total of 107 destinations in 56 countries in its winter flight schedule
• New in the winter 2016/17 season: Havana, Hong Kong and Shanghai
• Bilateral flight traffic between Germany and Austria further extended
Austrian Airlines is offering its passengers a wide-ranging offering of 107 destinations in 56 countries in the winter 2016/17 season. The Austrian flag carrier is increasing focusing on tourist destinations in the winter months. For example, it is deploying a Boeing 767 for one flight per week to the new destination Havana, Cuba. Austrian Airlines is flying to Cuba since October 25th, 2016. In addition, it is offering up to two flight connections each week to the Maldives and Mauritius. The winter flight schedule includes a weekly flight to Colombo, Sri Lanka and up to two weekly flights to Marrakech. In this way Austrian Airlines has moved to compensate for the strong seasonality of its operations in wintertime, offering an interesting selecting of sunny destinations in both the winter and summer months.
Many long-distance destinations in the flight program
In Asia, the airline is now flying to the two new destinations Hong Kong and Shanghai. With Beijing, Bangkok, Colombo and Male, there are a total of six Asian destinations that are directly connected from Vienna. In addition, there are five destinations in North America: New York, Chicago, Miami, Washington and Toronto. In the Caribbean, the airline is again flying to Havana, Cuba. In Africa and the Middle East, the airline offers five destinations each.
Bilateral flight traffic
Austrian Airlines is further expanding bilateral flight traffic between Austria and Germany, offering four additional flights per week to Hamburg and Dusseldorf starting with the winter 2016/17 flight schedule. Thus, the airline will fly up to 17 times each week to Hamburg and operate up to 18 weekly flights to Dusseldorf. All, Austria’s red-white-red carrier will offer up to 293 flights per week between Austria and Germany, including up to 115 flights from Austria’s federal provinces and 178 from its flight hub in Vienna. This includes flights from Graz, Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Linz, Salzburg and Vienna to Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Cologne, Leipzig, Munich and Stuttgart. Accordingly, Austrian Airlines is further expanding its leading position featuring the most frequencies and largest seat offering between the Alpine Republic and neighboring Germany.
Specialist for Eastern Europe
Austrian Airlines continues to be the market leader among all Western European airlines flying from one hub for flights to Eastern Europe. Austria’s national carrier is offering flight service to 35 destinations in the coming winter. This includes two destinations in Russia, namely Moscow and Krasnodar. The flight offering of Austrian Airlines encompasses four destinations in the Ukraine i.e. Kiev, Dnepropetrovsk, Lviv and Odessa. Austrian Airlines flies to Bucharest, Iasi and Sibiu in Romania. In addition, it offers flights to Cluj, Romania in cooperation with its code share partner Tarom. As a result, its service to Romania consists of four destinations. In total, Austrian Airlines flies to 84 destinations in Europe this winter.
Source: Austrian Airlines