Austrian Airlines: Passenger Record, Eight New Destinations and Fleet Concentration in Vienna

Lifestyle & TravelTravel ♦ Published: January 21, 2020; 10:10 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Lufthansa subsidiary registered a record 14.7 million passengers last year. A new promising US route to Boston and seven additional destinations to Rome, Barcelona, Birmingham, Nuremberg. Zadar, Kavala and Samos are on the agenda for 2020.

In the long-haul segment, Austrian Airlines’ initial flight to Boston will take place on 29 March 2020. / Picture: © Austrian Airlines / Flickr Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

"While Austrian Airlines' focus is on sustainable growth, the market has been flooded with cheap tickets from our competitors which are ecologically, economically and socio-politically irresponsible. We were nevertheless able to successfully defend our position at Vienna International Airport. With roughly 14.7 million passengers in 2019, we will again set a new passenger record. In…