Updated: Jan 11
Austrian Airlines announced on Monday a summer 2020 focus on the Mediterranean, with more flights to Greece, Italy and Spain. The airline will launch long-haul service to Boston and start Tokyo flights earlier.
Today, Austrian Airlines announced updates to their 2020 summer schedule with a focus on vacation destinations to the Mediterranean, with daily service to Rome and Barcelona, along with new service to Kavala and Samos in Greece. Additionally, Austria’s flag carrier will launch service to Boston and accelerate service to Tokyo by two weeks. With the airline’s new strategic concentration in Vienna, summer holidaymakers will enjoy increased frequencies to Greece Italy and Spain. Austrian Airlines will commence long-haul service to Boston on March 29, 2020 – the first direct connection to Austria from Boston ever. Austrian’s summer schedule includes 40 more flights from Vienna than last year, offering customers more destinations and convenient schedule options. In Monday’s announcement, Austrian Airlines’ Chief Commercial Officer, Andreas Otto said,
“We are looking forward to connecting Rome and Barcelona to our schedule again next summer. We will also be flying to classic destinations such as Mykonos, Zakynthos and other popular holiday locations in Greece in 2020. No matter whether it’s a city trip or a beach holiday – everyone will find something suitable to them at Austrian Airlines.”
Next summer, Austrian will focus on popular holiday destinations, including 70 weekly flights to 19 Greek destinations, including new service to the city of Kavala and island of Samos. Weekly frequency to Rhodes will be increased to eight and service to Heraklion, Crete will be offered seven times weekly, while an additional flight will be added to both Corfu and Kos. Thirteen Italian destinations are included in the summer schedule including three daily flights to Rome. Visitors to Sardinia will enjoy three additional connections to Olbia and an additional flight to Cagliari. Additionally, two flights have been added to Palermo, Sicily, bringing the number of weekly flights from Vienna to Italian destinations to 138.
Holidaymakers visiting Spain will be offered two weekly flights to Barcelona, as well as connections to the Canary and Balearic Islands. Austrian will also operate a weekly flight to Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, and Tenerife as well as two weekly flights to Ibiza and one weekly flight to Menorca. As always, service to Germany and Central/Eastern Europe will remain robust and new additions include up to twice daily service to Nuremberg and daily service to Zadar, Croatia.
Source: Austrian Airlines