Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines AG was founded on September 30, 1957 and began scheduled flight operations on March 31, 1958. The Austrian Airlines fleet currently consists of 83 aircraft.

Austrian Airlines is Austria’s largest carrier and operates a global route network of approximately 130 destinations, particularly dense in Central and Eastern Europe with 35 destinations.

Thanks to its favourable geographical location at the heart of Europe, the company’s hub at Vienna International Airport is the ideal gateway between East and West. Austrian Airlines is part of the Lufthansa Group, Europe’s largest airline group, and a member of the Star Alliance, the first global alliance of international airlines.

Partners and collaborations

Passengers are offered the greatest possible flexibility and exceptional travel experiences worldwide thanks to close collaboration with the airline partners within the Lufthansa Group Star Alliance, and many other partners.


Austrian Airlines is part of the Lufthansa Group

The Lufthansa Group is a global aviation company with a total of more than 550 subsidiaries and affiliated companies. The company portfolio consists of network airlines, point-to-point airlines, and service companies in the aviation sector.

Our multi-hub strategy allows us to offer our passengers a comprehensive route network with the greatest travel flexibility at the same time.