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Austrian Airlines

Austrian flag carrier airline

Austrian Airlines is the largest airline of Austria. Its main hub is the Vienna International Airport. It was founded on May 3, 1923. [1] Austrian bought its first jet aircraft in 1963. Austrian joined the Star Alliance on March 26, 2000. [2] The Government of Austria sold the airline in 2008. Lufthansa bought Austrian Airlines in 2009. [3] In April 2015, Austrian Airlines was combined with Tyrolean Airways. [4]



  1. "Austrian Airlines - airlinefiles".
  2. "Star Alliance".
  3. Welle (, Deutsche. "Lufthansa completes takeover of Austrian Airlines - DW - 03.09.2009". DW.COM.
  4. "Austrian, Tyrolean to merge in April next year". ch-aviation.
  5. Jun 23; Plus, 2005 ATW. "Austrian retires last MD-80".