10/09/14 Strike by Lufthansa Pilots at Munich Today
A strike by Lufthansa pilots at their Munich hub is planned today 10/09/14 from 10.00 to 18.00 CEST (08.00 - 16.00 GMT). This is expected to severely ... More
28/01/14 Strike Action Threatens Flights Across Parts of Europe
Strike action by air traffic controllers is expected to cause flight disruption at various time over the next three days to varying degrees in Italy, ... More
20/04/10 Civil Aviation Authority Use New Guidance to Allow Flying in Low Levels of Ash
In a statement issued earlier today, the UK Civil Aviation Authority stated that following work in conjunction with the Irish Aviation Authority, new ... More
The landlocked country of Austria in central Europe was the birth place of several famous musicians including Straus, Schubert, Mozart and Haydn, while Vienna is of course home to the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the Vienna Boys Choir.
While cities such as Vienna (the capital of Austria, sitting on the river Danube), Innsbruck and Salzburg have attracted tourists, so do the countryside and mountains of the Alps - approximately two thirds of the country is within the Alps resulting in some stunning scenery.
Austria is a popular destination for walking or cycling holidays in the summer and skiing or snowboarding in the winter.
Most (approximately 98%) of the inhabitants of Austria speak German
Austria is a member of the European Union and the currency is the Euro.
Austria is also a Schengen country.
1 Graz (Thalerhof) Airport (GRZ) - 1 Flight Listed
Located 7Km South of Graz, the second largest city in Austria, situated in the south east of the country, with one of the best preserved city centres in central Europe.
2 Innsbruck Airport (INN) - 10 Flights Listed
Located 4Km from the centre of Innsbruck, situated in the mountainous Tirol area with picturesque scenery and winter sports. Innsbruck airport is located adjacent to the motorway systems heading east, west or south.
3 Klagenfurt (Kärnten) Airport (KLU) - 5 Flights Listed
Located 3Km North of Klagenfurt, capital of the state of Carinthia in Austria, close to Lake Wörth, Europes warmest Alpine Lake.
4 Linz (Blue Danube) Airport (LNZ) - 1 Flight Listed
Located 10Km south west of Linz, the third largest city of Austria, situated in the north of the country.
5 Salzburg (W. A. Mozart) (SZG) - 26 Flights Listed
Located 4Km from the city of Salzburg, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has a well preseved old town with Baroque architecture, was the birth place of Mozart.
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6 Vienna (VIE) - 25 Flights Listed
Located 12Km South East of Vienna, the capital city of Austria located on the river Danube. Vienna airport gives access to a number of ski resorts.
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