Austrian 777

Etihad & IAG Interested In Austria Expansion?!

While I highly doubt this will actually happen in the current environment, the prospect of this is fascinating. Lufthansa Group's government aid negotiations Lufthansa Group is one of the "big three" European airline groups, and includes Lufthansa, SWISS,…

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Austrian 767

Vienna Airport To Offer COVID-19 Testing, With A Catch

Air travel may never return to the pre-COVID-19 normal in terms of what the passenger experience is like. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, but I think it’s safe to assume we’re going to see the aviation industry test all kinds of things. We’ve seen…

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Austrian Fleet

Austrian Airlines Outlines Plans For Smaller Fleet

We've heard over and over that many airlines will emerge from this pandemic smaller than in the past. That's largely coming in the form of airlines retiring planes sooner than they were originally going to. Well, Austrian Airlines has become the latest…

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Austrian Business Class 767 – 44

Austrian Airlines Suspends Operations

Austrian Airlines is joining the list of airlines that are suspending operations... Austrian Airlines has announced that they will terminate all regularly scheduled flight operations until further notice as of Wednesday, March 18, 2020. The last flight…

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Austrian Business Class 767 – 59

Austrian Airlines Adds Boston Flights, Cuts Miami

Austrian Airlines has today announced an adjustment to their US route network. Austrian Airlines has today announced a new nonstop flight between Vienna and Boston. The Star Alliance airline will commence service in the market as of March 29, 2020, with…

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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 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 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 Business Class Vienna Tokyo20

Review: Austrian Business Class Vienna to Tokyo Narita

Introduction Club International Seattle Lufthansa Business Class Seattle to Frankfurt Lufthansa Senator Lounge Frankfurt Lufthansa Business Class Frankfurt to Nice Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Mediterranee Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez Park Hyatt…

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Austrian Business Class Zurich Vienna03

Review: Austrian Business Class Zurich to Vienna

Introduction Club International Seattle Lufthansa Business Class Seattle to Frankfurt Lufthansa Senator Lounge Frankfurt Lufthansa Business Class Frankfurt to Nice Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Mediterranee Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez Park Hyatt…

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Another round the world for 90K: Introduction

Introduction Club International Seattle Lufthansa Business Class Seattle to Frankfurt Lufthansa Senator Lounge Frankfurt Lufthansa Business Class Frankfurt to Nice Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Mediterranee Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez Park Hyatt…

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Vienna to Istanbul via Tokyo: Austrian Senator Lounge Vienna

Introduction Brussels Airlines Check-in New York JFK Brussels Airlines Business Class New York to Brussels Brussels Airlines and SAS Business Class Lounges Brussels Austrian Business Class Brussels to Vienna Hotel Imperial Vienna Austrian Senator Lounge…

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Vienna to Istanbul via Tokyo: Introduction

Introduction Brussels Airlines Check-in New York JFK Brussels Airlines Business Class New York to Brussels Brussels Airlines and SAS Business Class Lounges Brussels Austrian Business Class Brussels to Vienna Hotel Imperial Vienna Austrian Senator Lounge…

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