Austrian Airlines has announced that it will be extending its North American product in the 2013 summer schedule. From May 17, 2013 onwards, Austrian Airlines will be flying five times a week to Chicago , the largest city in the mid-western USA .The service will be operated using a Boeing 767, equipped with a completely new cabin featuring new full-flat seats in Business Class; new, modern Economy seats; and a new in-flight entertainment system.
As of next summer, Austrian Airlines will offer a total of 26 non-stop flights a week to North America. The carrier operates daily flights to New York with a Boeing 777 (the largest long-haul aircraft in the Austrian fleet) and daily flights to Washington and Toronto with the Boeing 767.
The Austrian Airlines also networks into and out of Central and Eastern Europe, in destinations such as Prague, Bucharest , Sofia , Belgrade and Skopje. From Chicago, Austrian Airlines will offer transfer connections to other destinations across the US together with partner United Airlines – to and from cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Las Vegas, Denver and Seattle.
Austrian Airlines has served Chicago as a destination in the past, most recently in the years 2007 and 2008.
Austrian Airlines is part of the Lufthansa Group, Europe’s largest airline group, and a member of the Star Alliance, the first global alliance of international airlines.
The service will be operated using a Boeing 767, equipped with a completely new cabin featuring new full-flat seats in Business Class.