Star Alliance

On March 26, 2000, Austrian Airlines joined Star Alliance – the largest airline alliance in the world – to offer you even better flight connections and more comfortable travel. Founded in 1997, the global alliance includes 28 renowned airlines serving 1.330 destinations in 192 countries and offering access to over 1000 airport lounges around the world. With more than 18.500 daily flights operated (one aircraft taking off every five seconds), there are plenty of alternatives to choose from. Youngest member of Star Alliance is Avianca Brazil.

Take advantage of the world’s largest airline alliance. Star Alliance’s worldwide route network offers convenient and smooth travel across the globe. With every Star Alliance flight, you earn valuable miles that increase your status and let you enjoy many personal benefits: you enjoy worldwide access to lounges, additional baggage allowance, priority boarding as well as reservations and much more.

Star Alliance Awards – Book Award Flights
Booking award flights on the Star Alliance network has never been easier. All you need is a flight ticket, no matter which of the Star Alliance airlines you choose. And if you decide to upgrade on short notice: On 26 airlines, you can use your award miles to do so!

Smooth travel
At many airports, all Star Alliance airlines are located in the same terminal. This makes it quicker and more convenient for you to change planes. In addition, there is a common check-in area. Our Star Alliance Gold Card holders are served in an individual service area. Furthermore, you can check through flights smoothly, made possible by the worldwide cooperation of the numerous Star Alliance airlines.

Are you a member of the Austrian Airlines Senator or HON Circle frequent flyer program? Then escape the hustle and bustle of everyday travel in the Star Alliance network with the world’s largest number of lounges. No matter where you are: Enjoy the tranquility and pause for a moment in the Star Alliance lounges.


Deutsche Lufthansa AG is a globally operating aviation group and is organized in the business segments Network Airlines, Point-to-Point Airlines, the Aviation Services segment with the business segments Logistics, MRO and Catering as well as other companies and corporate functions.


Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is the airline of Switzerland. It serves over 100 destinations in 43 countries worldwide from Zurich, Geneva and Lugano. With a fleet of 90 aircraft, SWISS carries some 17 million passengers a year. The Swiss WorldCargo cargo division offers a comprehensive airport-to-airport service for high-value goods and care-intensive freight to some 130 destinations in over 80 countries.

Vienna International Airport

For all those who are drawn out into the world, everything is perfectly prepared for this at the home airport of Vienna, Vienna International Airport. An excellent infrastructure and the most efficient handling of arriving and departing aircraft ensure that passengers get on as quickly and comfortably as possible. An average transfer time of only 25 minutes is unique in Europe.

Austro Control

Around the clock, 365 days a year, Austro Control ensures safe, punctual and environmentally friendly air traffic. This is no easy task with over one million aircraft movements per year and up to 4,000 aircraft controlled over Austria every day.

Aeromedical Center

Our aeromedical center, the “Aeromedical Center Austrian”, is located at Vienna Airport, on the first floor of Office Park 2 (next to the entrance to the parking garage).

A team of medical specialists, aeromedical experts and medical assistance staff looks after trainee pilots, pilots, cabin crew and air traffic controllers.

Österreich Werbung

For more than 50 years, Österreich Werbung has been a reliable marketing partner for tourism entrepreneurs and providers in the international positioning and promotion of “Holidays in Austria”.

Vienna Tourism

The Vienna Tourist Board (Vienna Tourism for short) is the official destination marketing and management organization for Vienna and provides Viennese tourism businesses with many services, tips and information. The tourism association has been in existence since 1955, as a public-law corporation based on the Vienna Tourism Promotion Act.