Austrian Airlines Airbus A319 reg: OE-LDA. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com. Click to enlarge.


Tue, 24 March 2020

Austrian Airlines has extended its suspension of all scheduled flights until 19 April 2020, at the earliest.

Austrian Airlines Airbus A319 reg: OE-LDA. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com. Click to enlarge.

The airline had originally suspended flights until 28 March 2020, an extremely optimistic target all things considered.

Passengers booked on flights during this period will be rebooked on other airlines if possible or arrange for them to be held in abeyance for the time being.

“We kindly ask our passengers for their patience in light of the waiting times in processing their inquiries. I ensure everyone involved that our service employees will handle the rebooking of flights and requests as quickly as possible,” said Austrian Airlines CCO, Andreas Otto.

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