Press releases & news
The new summer flight schedule at Vienna Airport will take effect on March 29, 2015 featuring numerous new offerings. Several airlines have increased the frequencies of their flight service, and also added new destinations served from Vienna such as Bordeaux, Toulouse, Tallinn and other cities. Starting in October 2015 with the new winter flight schedule, direct flights will also be offered from Vienna to the American city of Miami, to Mauritius and to the Asian travel destination Sri Lanka with the capital city Colombo.
Austrian Airlines expands its long-haul and medium-haul route network
Austrian Airlines is expanding its offering to North America, increasing frequencies to Newark, USA to seven weekly flights. The airline is also raising the number of flights to the Greek capital of Athens to eleven per week, and will also offer four flights each week to Odessa in the Ukraine starting in March 2015. As of June 2015, Austrian Airlines is also expanding flight service to Spain by adding Menorca to its route network and increasing frequencies to Naples and Lamezia Terme in Italy. The airline is also adding three new destinations to its long-haul network as of October 2015 i.e. one flight per week to Mauritius, five weekly flights to Miami, USA and one flight per week to Sri Lanka.
New Southern European destinations for NIKI
NIKI is upgrading its flight offering by including the three new Southern European destinations of Catania (IT), Alicante (ES) and Athens (GR) in the spring. Moreover, the number of flight connections to Paphos (CY) und Zürich (CH) is being increased as of April 2015.
New flight offerings to Greece, Turkey and Rome (IT)
The holiday airline TUIFly is launching flight service to Greece from Vienna in May 2015, and will offer the destinations of Rhodes, Kos, Corfu and Heraklion during the summer season. The Greek carrier Aegean is expanding its offering, also adding Rhodes as a new destination and expanding frequencies to Heraklion and Athens. Turkey will also be more easily reached in the future. Pegasus Airlines is increasing flight connections to Istanbul starting in June, and SunExpress is expanding its offering with additional connections to Antalya and the new destination of Dalaman. More flights will also be offered to Rome (IT) in the summer flight schedule. EasyJet is increasing the number of flights to the Italian capital to seven per week, and Vueling has added Rome to its route network, also with seven weekly flights.
New from Vienna: Bordeaux, Toulouse, Tallinn, Tiwat
Direct flight service featuring two weekly flights will be launched by the French airline Europe Airpost to the cities of Bordeaux and Toulouse in France from the beginning of May until September 2015. Non-stop flight service is also being offered from Vienna to Tallinn. Direct flight connections to Estonias capital are planned by Estonian Air and Air Baltic starting in April 2015. Air Moldova is resuming flight service to Chisinau in Moldova as of the end of March 2015, and Montenegro Airlines has added the new destination of the port city of Tiwat in Montenegro to its route network, and will offer flight service there from June to September.
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