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Runway renewal at Salzburg Airport: Austrian Airlines expands railway offering between Salzburg Central Station and Vienna Airport

Salzway Airport will temporarily close until the end of May for runway work. During the closure Austrian Airlines is making alternate arrangements with this announcement:

The runway at Salzburg Airport will be renewed starting on April 24 and lasting until the end of May 2019.

All flight service to and from the airport will be suspended during this period.
For this reason, Austrian Airlines is offering expanded travel options by train between Salzburg’s Central Station and Vienna Airport. The existing AIRail offering in cooperation with the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) will be increased tenfold from three to up to 30 daily train connections until one week after the shutdown of the runway.
Accordingly, a Railjet with an Austrian Airlines flight number linking Salzburg and Vienna will be available to passengers every hour between 5 a.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Austrian Airlines customers enjoy various advantages, for example a guaranteed connection, regardless of whether their journey continues by plane or train. This means that in the case of an unexpected delay of the train or flight, passengers will be automatically booked on an alternative connecting service if they do not reach their train or flight on time. Business Class passengers travel in first class on the train and are also given free access to the ÖBB lounge before departure.
Moreover, passengers can collect miles on AIRail route within the context of the Miles & More program. Finally, there is also a catering voucher, which can be used in the ÖBB dining car. Travel time between Salzburg Central Station and Vienna Airport amounts to 2 hours 49 minutes.
All photos by Austrian Airlines and Salzburg Airport.

 

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airBaltic announces new direct flights from Tallinn to Salzburg

airBaltic continues its expansion at Tallinn Airport and has announced its 13th destination from the Estonian capital to Salzburg, Austria. Winter seasonal flights between the two cities will commence on December 21, 2019.

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Tallinn – Salzburg 1 weekly December 21, 2019 129 EUR 169 EUR 369 EUR

*Lowest fare (one way), including taxes, fees and service charges, on www.airBaltic.com, subject to availability

Flights between Tallinn and Salzburg will be performed once weekly. Passengers will board an Airbus A220-300 aircraft.

From Tallinn, airBaltic offers direct flights to Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Oslo, Paris, Stockholm, Vienna and Vilnius as well as convenient connections via Riga. In June, airBaltic will also launch new direct services from Tallinn to Malaga, Brussels and Copenhagen.

airBaltic serves over 70 destinations from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, offering the largest variety of destinations and convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East. For summer 2019, airBaltic will launch new direct routes from Riga to Dublin, Stuttgart and Lviv as well as Kos and Menorca.

Jet2 starts London Stansted – Salzburg ski season service

Jet2.com made this announcement on December 6, 2017:

Customers on our inaugural ski flight from London Stansted to Salzburg were treated to a welcome cake and traditional ‘Mozartkugel’ at Salzburg Airport, before whizzing off to hit the slopes.

Salzburg is one of four ski destinations that we are operating to from London Stansted this winter, giving skiers and snowboarders access to the best slopes in the French and Austrian Alps.

With up to three weekly flights to Salzburg, skiers and snowboarders are spoiled for choice with 130 ski resorts, including Alpbach, Ellmau, Kitzbühel, Obertauern, Söll and Schladming, located within a three hour drive of the city.

We are operating services on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, giving customers great choice and flexibility, with flights perfectly timed for those looking to enjoy a long weekend on the slopes.

To celebrate the inaugural flight, customers were welcomed at Salzburg Airport with cake, and traditional ‘Mozartkugel’ (Mozart Ball) – a delicious round treat made of pistachio, marzipan and nougat, which is then covered with dark chocolate.

Photo: Jet2.com.

British Airways to add seasonal Glasgow – Salzburg flights

British Airways (London) will add weekly winter ski seasonal Airbus A319 service from Glasgow to Salzburg starting on December 12 per Airline Route.

BA is also adding Airbus A319 service from London (Gatwick) to Valencia starting on November 6 and to Porto on February 11, 2016.

In other news, British Airways on May 4, 2016 will resume the London (Gatwick) – Lima route with Boeing 777-200 ER aircraft. The restored route will operate three days a week.

Copyright Photo: SPA/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-131 G-EUPV (msn 1423) approaches the runway at London (Heathrow).

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airBaltic to operate winter weekly flights to Salzburg, will start two new routes from Tallinn

airBaltic (Riga) will operate weekly winter seasonal Boeing 737 service from Riga to Salzburg from December 26, 2015 through March 19, 2016.

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Additionally, next summer, the carrier will launch two new routes from Tallinn, Estonia. Tallinn – Amsterdam service will be launched on March 27, 2016 and Tallinn – Stockholm (Bromma) will commence on the same day per Airline Route.

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Monarch to add five winter routes from London Gatwick and Manchester

Monarch Airlines (London-Luton) will add five winter routes starting in December from London (Gatwick) and Manchester. From LGW, the carrier will add seasonal service to Innsbruck (December 5), Geneva (December 12) and Salzburg (December 19). From MAN, the airline will add Geneva (December 19) and Lyon (December 20) with Airbus A320s and A321s per Airline Route.

Copyright Photo: Terry Wade/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A321-231 G-OZBT (msn 3546) completes its final approach to the runway at London (Gatwick).

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easyJet to add six new routes from Amsterdam

easyJet (London-Luton) is expanding again at Amsterdam. The low-fare carrier will add six routes from AMS for the winter season according to Airline Route: Grenoble (December 12, weekly), Lyon (December 17, four weekly flights), Milan (Linate) (October 27, six weekly flights), Salzburg (December 18, three weekly flights) Tel Aviv (October 26, four weekly flights) and Tenerife Sur (December 15, twice-weely).

In other news, the company will add four new routes from Lyon in December 2015. Besides Amsterdam, the airline will add new service from Lyon to Belfast (International), Southend and Naples per Airline Route.

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-111 G-EZFD (msn 3810) taxies at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) in the new 2015 livery.

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