Austrian Lounge Vienna – 3

Review: Austrian Business Lounge Vienna Airport

My EgyptAir flight to Cairo was scheduled to depart at 3:30PM, so I headed from the hotel to the airport at around 1PM, plenty early. I hadn't eaten lunch, so figured I might as well head to the airport and have a snack in the lounge. I had already checked…

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Austrian Business Class 767 – 44

Review: Austrian Business Class 767 Newark To Vienna

My flight from Newark to Vienna was scheduled to depart at 5:50PM, so I headed in the direction of my departure gate around 4PM. Austrian Airlines departs from Terminal B at Newark Airport, which is a separate concourse. To access it from Terminal C…

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Oman Air 787 First Class – 2

Introduction: Around The World (And Then Some) In 5 Days

Welcome to my next trip report, covering travel in business class on Austrian, EgyptAir, Oman Air, and Air Belgium, and travel in first class on Korean Air and Oman Air. This should be a fun one! This trip was motivated entirely by being able to review…

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Austrian 767 Business Class – 1

Austrian 767 Business Class In 10 Pictures

Hello from Vienna! On Thursday evening I flew from Newark to Vienna on Austrian's 767, and in this post wanted to share my initial thoughts on the expereince. The last time I reviewed Austrian's longhaul business class was in 2013, and at that point…

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Austrian Airlines New Livery

Austrian Airlines Introduces A New Livery

In early February¬†Lufthansa revealed their new brand design, which is their first major redesign in about 30 years.¬†With this brand design, dark blue becomes the leading brand color, and yellow accentuates, while previously Lufthansa had a lot more yellow…

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Jet Airways 737 Business Class – 1

Jet Airways Cuts Ties With Four Star Alliance Airlines

Earlier in the week I wrote about how Jet Airways made the decision to cut ties with American as of December 31, 2017. As of that date it will no longer be possible to earn or redeem AAdvantage miles for travel on Jet Airways, which is a real shame.…

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Austrian Business Class

Austrian Airlines Will Introduce Wifi & Premium Economy

Austrian already offers one of my favorite business class products of any European airline. That's primarily thanks to their incredible catering and awesome coffee menu. The airline recently announced that they'll launch flights between Los Angeles and…

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Vienna Austria

ACT FAST! Wide Open Business Class Award Space To Europe!

If you have plans to go to Europe in the next 11 months, stop everything! Star Alliance carrier Austrian Airlines has released a ridiculous amount of award space on routes to and from North America, through the end of the schedule. How ridiculous? Like…

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Austrian Business Class A320 – 5

Review: Austrian A320 Business Class Vienna To Frankfurt

As mentioned in the previous installment, at 9:45AM the HON Circle agent informed me that my 10:10AM flight to Frankfurt was ready for boarding. I packed up my bags and followed the signage towards the F Concourse, where my departure gate was located.…

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Austrian Hon Circle Lounge Vienna – 13

Review: Austrian HON Circle & First Class Lounge Vienna Airport

For my return to the US, I redeemed 62,500 Aeroplan miles to fly from Vienna to Frankfurt to Newark, with the short-haul segment being in Austrian business class, and the longhaul segment being in Lufthansa first class. I got to the airport at around…

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Austrian Business Class

Austrian Vienna To Miami Flight Begins October 16, 2015

Austrian has nicely expanded their US presence, having added flights from Vienna to Chicago and Newark over the past couple of years. It looks like their US expansion is continuing. Per airlineroute.net, Austrian will be starting 5x weekly flights between…

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Austrian Business Class Award Space Next Summer

Austrian offers one of my favorite business class products in the world. Their entire longhaul fleet consists of their new staggered business class, which isn't my favorite hard product, though every other aspect of the experience makes up for it, in…

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Reminder: Austrian Business Class Award Space 90 Days Out

Last December I posted about how Austrian consistently releases business class award space roughly 90 days before departure. I know a lot of people are still trying to redeem miles for travel to Europe this summer, and typically three months out can…

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Austrian Airlines Onboard Chef Video

While not new, I was pointed to an interesting video about Austrian’s inflight catering today: Unfortunately the video is in German. As I’ve said a dozen times before, if there’s one reason to learn German it’s because of all…

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Austrian Business Class Award Availability Trends

The reality is that there are fewer and fewer international first class products out there as many airlines switch to a two cabin model, and those few first class products remaining are tougher than ever to redeem miles for. As a result, you’re…

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