Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines is Austria’s largest national carrier. It is a subsidiary of Lufthansa.

Home Port – Vienna International Airport. An additional hub is Kranebitten, Innsbruck International Airport.

In 2012, the company was reorganized and now all flights are operated by Tyrolean Airways (a subsidiary airline), under the brand name “Austrian”. The airline is a full member of the largest aviation alliance in the world – Star Alliance.

For several years now, the annual passenger turnover has been at the level of 9-11 million people, with a slight increase.

The Austrian route network is built mainly on flights throughout Europe and to cities in the Middle East. The total number of destinations is 117.

  • According to the influential British consulting agency SKYTRAX, specializing in the study of the quality of services provided by various air carriers, the airline was awarded four stars. This is a very good indicator.
  • Austrian Airlines ranks 51st in the Safest Airlines in the World 2019 Ranking by Jacdec.


As of January 26, 2020, there are 83 airliners in the Austrian Airlines fleet. The average age of aircraft is 14.9 years.

The oldest – Boeing 767-300, with tail number – OE-LAT. His age is 27.4 years. The newest is the Embraer ERJ-195, with tail number OE-LWQ. He is 6.6 years old.

Mostly, the fleet consists of short- and mid-range aircraft.

Graduated from Embry-Riddle Aviation University with a master's degree in aviation science. He began his career as an aviation researcher in local periodicals. Has a pilot license. Now are the author and developer of the Plane Worlds.