Austrian Airlines Takes Over Eurowings Flights to Strengthen Vienna Hub

Lifestyle & TravelTravel ♦ Published: September 27, 2019; 18:11 ♦ (Vindobona)

Lufthansa subsidiary Austrian Airlines takes over the commercial management of all Eurowings flights from Vienna. Vienna is to be strengthened as a hub. At the same time, Eurowings will strongly expand its presence at Salzburg Airport and increase the number of Airbus A319 aircraft stationed in Salzburg to a total of three.

Strengthening of the Vienna hub through the acquisition of Eurowings flights: Barcelona, Birmingham, Rome new in OS flight plan. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Anna Zvereva from Tallinn, Estonia [CC BY-SA 2.0]

Austrian Airlines and Eurowings are repositioning themselves in Austria and reinforce their cooperation.

The common goal is to strengthen the Vienna hub and expand decentralised traffic from the Austrian federal states.

Austrian Airlines will be responsible for network planning at the Vienna hub in order to improve the management of transfer traffic. As of 1 January…