Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines is Austria’s largest carrier and operates a global route network of round 130 destinations.

The route network is particularly dense in Central and Eastern Europe with 37 destinations. Thanks to its favourable geographical location at the heart of Europe, the company’s hub at Vienna International Airport is the ideal gateway between East and West. Austrian Airlines is part of the Lufthansa Group, Europe’s largest airline group.

Austrian Airlines is part of the Lufthansa Group, Europe's largest airline group.

Facts & Figures

Mar 2000 Joined Star Alliance

130 Airports Served

350 Daily Departures

78 Aircraft

Kay Kratky CEO Austrian Airlines

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Kay Kratky was born on May 5, 1958 in Frankfurt. Between 1981 and 1996, Kratky flew as a first officer for Deutsche Lufthansa, 1996 he moved to Lufthansa Cargo as captain of a Boeing 747-200. Between 2000 and 2008, Kratky took on various management duties at Lufthansa Cargo (in addition to his aviation activities).

Between January 2008 and March 2011, Kay Kratky was General Manager of the freight airline Jade Cargo International in Shenzhen in southern China.

In April 2011 Kratky became a member of the Lufthansa German Airlines Board and was in charge of the “Operations & Hub Frankfurt” remit of Lufthansa German Airlines as of July 2013. As Chief Operating Officer (COO), he had overall operational responsibility for the airline.

Since August 1, 2015, Kratky belongs to the Executive Board of Austrian Airlines as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). 

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Full Facts & Figures

Joined Star Alliance Mar 2000
Airports Served 130
Daily Departures 350
Aircraft 78
Frequent Flyer Programme Miles & More
Passengers Annually 11 m
Countries Served 58
Hub Airport(s) Vienna
Revenue Passenger KM 18.19 bn
Sales Revenue (in US$) 2.3 BUSD
Employees 6,200
Aircraft Types B777-200, B767-300, A321, A320, A319, Embraer 195, Fokker 100, Fokker 70, Bombardier Q400
Updated As Of Nov 2016