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Austria (Österreich), republic in central Europe, bounded on the north by the Czech Republic; on the northeast by Slovakia; on the east by Hungary; on the south by Slovenia, Italy, and Switzerland; and on the west by Liechtenstein, Switzerland, and Germany. Austria is about 580 km (about 360 mi) long and has an area of 83,858 sq km (32,378 sq mi). Vienna (Wien) is the country's capital and largest city
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July 22. 2016Amira Air was rebranded to LaudaMotion following its takeover by ex-Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda has started operations [Status change]
June 25, 2016Eurowings Europes' maiden flight was Vienna-Alicante on 23Jun2016 [update]
July 18, 2015Air A!ps started operations on 28 March 1999 as KLM alps & ceased on 28Feb2014 (status changed) update
AirlineOperating DatesStatusComments
3-Städte Linietia

1924* - 1924*

Status?

 

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Aero Lloyd Austria

(2003)

Began?

Niki came from former Aero Lloyd Austria operation following it's acquisition by Niki Lauda. Launched as FlyNiki in 2003. Operations started on 28Nov2003. Renamed on 12Feb2004

^ Genealogy - Aero Lloyd Austria +>FlyNiki >Niki

Aero-Transport (Aero Transport Flugbetriebgesellschaft)

1958 - 1964

Inactive

 

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Air A!ps

2001 - 2014

Inactive

Air A!ps started operations on 28Mar1999 as KLM alps & ceased on 28Feb2014

^ Genealogy - KLM alps (Switzerland) >Air A!ps

Air Austria

(1957)

Renamed

Austrian was formed 30Sep1957 through the merger of Air Austria and Austrian Airways & called Austrian Airlines which began ops on 31Mar1958

^ Genealogy - Air Austria + Austrian Airways =>Austrian Airlines >Austrian

Air Kärnten

(2015)

Began?

Air Kärnten was to commence flights from Klagenfurt, Austria to London Southend but status changed to reflect airline unlikely to start

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Air Salzburg

1993* - 1996*

Inactive

 

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Aircom

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

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Aircraft Innsbruck

1958* - 1980

Renamed

Tyrolean Airways was established in 1978 as Aircraft Innsbruck. It adopted the title Tyrolean Airways when scheduled services began on 01Apr1980

^ Genealogy - Aircraft Innsbruck >Tyrolean Airways >Austrian arrows >Austrian

Airlink Luftverkehrsgesellschaft

1984 - 2001*

Status?

 

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AlpenAir (Alpen Air)

1968 - 1992*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Amadeus Air

Amadeus Air

1995 - 1995

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - Amadeus Air

Amerer Air

1995 - 2009

Inactive

 

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Amira Air

2004* - date

Active

Amira Air was founded in 2004 by investor Ronny Pecik. Rebranded to LaudaMotion following its takeover by ex-Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda in Dec2015. Started operations in 2016

^ Genealogy - Amira Air >LaudaMotion

Art Aviation

2014 - date

Active

 

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Austria-Flugdienst (Austria Airways)

1958 - 1964

Inactive

 

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Austriair

(2010)

Began?

 

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Austrian

2003 - date

Active

Austrian was formed 30Sep1957 through the merger of Air Austria and Austrian Airways & called Austrian Airlines which began operations on 31Mar1958

^ Genealogy - Air Austria + Austrian Airways =>Austrian Airlines >Austrian

Austrian Air Services

1991* - 1994

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Austrian Air Services >>Tyrolean Airways >Austrian arrows >>Austrian

Austrian Air Transport (AAT) (Oesterreichische Flugbetriebs)

1964 - 2001

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - Austrian Air Transport (AAT) >>Lauda Air >Austrian myHoliday

Austrian Airlines (AUA) (Oesterreichische Luftverkhrs)

1958 - 2003

Renamed

Austrian was formed on 30Sep1957 through the merger of Air Austria and Austrian Airways & called Austrian Airlines which began operations on 31Mar1958

^ Genealogy - Air Austria + Austrian Airways =>Austrian Airlines >Austrian

Austrian Airways

(1957)

Renamed

Austrian was formed on 30Sep1957 through the merger of Air Austria and Austrian Airways & called Austrian Airlines which began operations on 31Mar1958

^ Genealogy - Air Austria + Austrian Airways =>Austrian Airlines >Austrian

Austrian arrows

2003 - 2015

Renamed

Austrian arrows started operations 16Sep2003 & ceased on 31Mar2015

^ Genealogy - Tyrolean Airways >Austrian arrows >>Austrian

Austrian Lufthansa Cargo

2010 - date

Active

Cooperation between Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo kicked off successfully on 01Jul2010 when Austrian Lufthansa Cargo launched services

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Austrian myHoliday

2013 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy - Austrian Air Transport (AAT) >>Lauda Air >Austrian myHoliday

AustroJet (BFS (Business Flight Salzburg))

2006 - 2009

Inactive

 

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Avcon Jet

2008* - date

Active

 

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B.A.C.H. Flubetriebs

2002* - 2002*

Status?

 

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Bannert Air

1998* - 1998*

Status?

 

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Charter Air

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

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City Air

1974 - 1974

Inactive

 

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City-Jet Luftfahrt

1993 - 1999

Inactive

 

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Clevair

2007* - 2007

Renamed

Robin Hood Aviation was founded as Clevair

^ Genealogy - Clevair >Robin Hood Aviation

Club Airways

2003 - 2006*

Status?

 

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Common Sky

2012 - date

Active

MAPJet was renamed to Common Sky

^ Genealogy - MAPJet >Common Sky

Comtel Aviation

1989* - 2011

Inactive

 

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Eagle Aviation Luftfarhrt

2001* - 2002*

Status?

 

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Europ Star

2006* - date

Active

 

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Eurowings Europe

2016 - date

Active

Eurowings Europes' maiden flight was Vienna-Alicante on 23Jun2016

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Fairline

2004 - 2004

Inactive

Fairline was founded in 2003

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FDP Aircaft

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

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Fly ETH

(2014)

Began?

 

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FlyNiki

2003 - 2004

Renamed

Niki came from former Aero Lloyd Austria operation following it's acquisition by Niki Lauda. Launched as FlyNiki in 2003. Operations started on 28Nov2003. Renamed on 12Feb2004

^ Genealogy - Aero Lloyd Austria +>FlyNiki >Niki

GlobeAir

2007^ - date

Active

 

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GreenAir

(2013)

Began?

 

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Grossmann Air Service

1991* - date

Active

Grossmann Air Service was formed in 1991 by Hans and Dagmar Grossmann

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Intersky Aviation

2002 - 2015

Inactive

Intersky Aviation was formed in Nov2001 and began operations on 25Mar2002

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Jetalliance

1996 - date

Active

 

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Jetfly Airlines

1997* - 2009*

Status?

 

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Lauda Air

1985 - 2013

Renamed

Lauda Air was established in Apr1979 & rebranded to Austrian myHoliday on 06Apr2013

^ Genealogy - Austrian Air Transport (AAT) >>Lauda Air >Austrian myHoliday

LaudaMotion

2016 - date

Active

Amira Air was founded in 2004 by investor Ronny Pecik. Rebranded to LaudaMotion following its takeover by ex-Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda in Dec2015. Started operations in 2016

^ Genealogy - Amira Air >LaudaMotion

LTU Austria

2004 - 2008

Inactive

LTU Austria was set up by LTU and Billa, Austria's largest retail chain. It obtained its AOC on 01Apr2004 Ceased operations in 2008 but restarted as Flynext in 2011

^ Genealogy - LTU Austria >Flynext

Luxe Aviation

2007* - 2008*

Inactive

 

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Magna Air

1996* - 2001

Renamed

Jet 2000 was formed as a charter airline by the name Magna Air in 1999

^ Genealogy - Magna Air >Jet 2000

MaliAIR

1994 - date

Active

 

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MAPJet

2002* - 2012

Renamed

MAPJet was renamed to Common Sky

^ Genealogy - MAPJet >Common Sky

Mjet Aviation

2008* - date

Active

 

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Montana

1976 - 1981

Inactive

 

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Niki

2004 - date

Active

Niki came from former Aero Lloyd Austria operation following it's acquisition by Niki Lauda. Launched as FlyNiki in 2003. Operations started on 28Nov2003. Renamed on 12Feb2004

^ Genealogy - Aero Lloyd Austria +>FlyNiki >Niki

Oesterreichische Inlands und Regional-fludienst

1993* - 1994

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Austrian arrows >>Austrian

ÖLAG (Österreichische Luftverkehrs AG) (Austrian Airlines)

1923 - 1939

Renamed

First aircraft operated by ÖLAG flew from Vienna to Munich on 14May1923. Absorbed into Deutsche Lufthansa after the German annexation of Austria

^ Genealogy - ÖLAG (Österreichische Luftverkehrs AG) >>Deutsche Lufthansa >Interflug

People's Vienna Line

2011 - date

Active

People's Vienna Line had it's maiden flight the 27Mar2011

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Pink Aviation Services

1995* - 2006*

Status?

 

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PTL Airlines

(2008)

Began?

 

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Rheintalflug Seewald

1973 - 2002

Renamed

Completion of Rheintalflug's integration into Tyrolean Airways was on 01Oct2002

^ Genealogy - Rheintalflug Seewald >>Tyrolean Airways >Austrian arrows >Austrian

Robin Hood Aviation

2007 - 2011

Inactive

On 23Aug2011 Robin Hood Aviation filed for insolvency and ceased operations the following day

^ Genealogy - Clevair >Robin Hood Aviation

S-Air Salzburg

(2015)

Began?

 

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Styria Airways

1970 - 1970

Inactive

 

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Styrian Spirit

2003 - 2006

Inactive

Styrian Spirit ceased operations on 24Mar2006. Based in Graz and operated regional jets within Germany with links to Austria's car industry

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Teamline

2002 - 2006*

Status?

 

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Tyrolean Airways (Tiroler Luftfahrt)

1980 - 2003

Renamed

Tyrolean Airways was established in 1978 as Aircraft Innsbruck. It adopted the title Tyrolean Airways when scheduled services began on 01Apr1980.

^ Genealogy - Tyrolean Airways >Austrian arrows >>Austrian

Tyrolean Jet Service

1978 - date

Active

 

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UTAG-Linzer Taxifluggesellschaft)

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

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VIP-Air

1973 - 2000

Inactive

 

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Welcome Air

2000 - date

Active

Welcome Air started operations on 22May2000 with a small scheduled, domestic network out of Innsbruk

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