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Austrian Airlines to Begin Flying to Western US

Airlines & Airports | Amy Coyne Bredeson | September 17, 2016

Austrian Airlines to Begin Flying to Western US

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Austrian Airlines will begin offering its first route to the West Coast of the United States on April 10, USA Today reported.

The airline will offer flights between Los Angeles and Vienna up to six times a week in the summer, according to the newspaper.

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The flight to Los Angeles is expected to take 12 hours and 30 minutes, and the flight back to Austria should take a little less time, 11 hours and 55 minutes, USA Today reported.

Austrian has been adding more and more routes to the U.S. Since the beginning of 2013, the airline has begun flying to Chicago, Miami and Newark, USA Today said. Austrian also flies into New York JFK and Washington Dulles, making California its sixth U.S. destination.

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“We will fly to the West Coast with our existing fleet and are already very excited about this new venture,” Austrian Airlines’ Chief Commercial Officer, Andreas Otto, said in a statement obtained by USA Today. “Initially, the Los Angeles-Vienna route will be served seasonally in the summer 2017 flight schedule.”


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