• Joe Breitfeller

Austrian Airlines Expands Network With Service to Erbil, Amman, Cologne and Tel Aviv

Austrian Airlines announced on Thursday the resumption of service to Erbil, Iraq with three-times weekly service from Vienna. The carrier will add service to Amman and Cologne in September and plans to restart flights to Tel Aviv in mid-September.


Austrian Airlines Airbus A320 - Courtesy Austrian Airlines

On Thursday (August 20, 2020), Austrian Airlines announced a further expansion of their network with three-times weekly service between Vienna and Erbil in Northern Iraq, effective immediately. The route is mainly frequented by transfer passengers who connect in Vienna for onward travel to destinations such as the USA. Starting August 31, 2020, the carrier will also expand their service to Germany with the addition of up to twice-daily flights to Cologne. Austrian Airlines further plans to resume flights to Amman, Jordan on September 3rd and restart service to Tel Aviv from September 14, 2020. In Thursday’s announcement, Austrian Airlines’ CCO, Andreas Otto said,


“Each additional destination improves our offer and increases travel options for our guests. Anyone who is demonstrably healthy should also be allowed to travel. This is why we are advocating international comprehensive, cost-effective COVID-19 testing for all passengers from risk countries.”


For up-to-date information on travel restrictions, entry regulations, flight schedules, mask requirements and rebooking options, please visit the Austrian Airlines website.


Source: Austrian Airlines