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Austrian Airlines Flies to Sunny Destinations in Winter 2016/17 Season

Austrian AirlinesAustrian Airlines, member of Lufthansa Group, has announced a wide-ranging offering of 107 destinations in 56 countries in the winter 2016/17 season for its winter holidaymakers and business travelers.

“The new enhanced winter schedule includes not only traditional winter destinations, but also a network of sunny destinations which compensates for the strong seasonality of the airline’s operations in wintertime”, said Konstantinos Tzevelekos, General Sales Manager for Greece and Cyprus, Lufthansa Group.

The Austrian flag carrier is deploying a Boeing 767 for one flight per week to the new destination Havana, Cuba, where it has been flying to since October 25. In addition, the airline is offering up to two flight connections each week to the Maldives and Mauritius. The winter flight schedule includes a weekly flight to Colombo, Sri Lanka and up to two weekly flights to Marrakech.

“In addition, the airline offers a variety of choices for long distance trips, by offering flight services to destinations in Asia, the Caribbean, North America, the Middle East and Africa, most of which are very popular with the Greek travelers”, Tzevelekos added.

According to the winter timetable 2016/2017 Austrian Airlines offers flight service from Greece to Vienna up to 13 times/week (up to 9 flights/week will be offered from Athens and 4 flights/week from Thessaloniki), while 11 flights/week will be offered from Cyprus. From the Vienna Hub travelers can access the international network of Austria’s national carrier.

In total, Austrian Airlines flies to 84 destinations in Europe this winter.

In the upcoming winter 2016/17 flight schedule, the Lufthansa Group airlines – Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa and SWISS – are offering their customers exactly 19,838 weekly flights around the world. The Lufthansa Group airlines connect 255 destinations in 101 countries via their flight hubs of Frankfurt, Munich, Zürich, Vienna and Brussels as well as many point-to-point routes. In addition, more than 18,000 code share flights with approximately 30 partner airlines complement the respective flight offering, providing passengers with an almost complete global network. Passengers can count on the top notch service, quality and reliability of the Lufthansa Group.

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