Austrian Airlines on the Way Back to Pre-Crisis Levels

More+More+ ♦ Published: November 11, 2021; 14:15 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Lufthansa subsidiary and self-declared "premium carrier" is gearing up against competition from so-called low-cost airlines.

In midsummer 2021, the carrier already recorded a 10 percent increase in the tourist segment compared to the pre-crisis year 2019. / Picture: © Austrian Airlines / Flickr Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Austrian Airlines is "ready for take-off" for summer 2022.

The carrier will fly to almost 110 destinations with a weekly frequency of around 1,200 flights. Austrian Airlines is thus not only offering an attractive range of services, but is also taking a decisive stand against the expected increase in competition from low-cost airlines.

This will result in a capacity increase of ten aircraft across the Austrian route network in Europe compared to 2021. …