Austrian Airlines to Reduce Flights and to Increase Short-Time Work

Lifestyle & TravelTravel ♦ Published: October 6, 2020; 14:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

Due to new travel restrictions from Germany, Switzerland and other countries with regard to the increasing number of Covid-19 cases in Austria, Austrian Airlines will reduce the number of flights which were originally planned for the upcoming season to only 30% compared to last winter.

Due to a rise in Covid-19 cases and travel restrictions, Austrian Airlines have lowered the number of flights for the upcoming winter season significantly. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Stanislav Doronenko / CC BY-SA (

The Management Board of Austrian Airlines informed the employees about the latest developments.

"It has already become apparent in recent weeks that we will have to dress warmer than expected this winter. The new entry restrictions from Germany, Switzerland and other countries make adjustments necessary. But we are prepared for this", explained CEO Alexis von …