New itineraries from Vienna for this winter
Vienna International Airport has announced the start of its winter flight program for the 2021/22 season which will take effect on October 31, 2021.
In addition to new destinations and frequency increases, several airlines are also offering flight services on routes that have been temporarily suspended in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Austrian airlines launches flights to Cancún in Mexico and thus offers three sunny long-haul destinations to escape the cold, namely Malé in the Maldives and Mauritius in the Indian Ocean alongside Cancún.
Wizz Air and Ryanair are expanding their network of lines from Vienna by adding a total of thirteen destinations.
Aegean, Air Cairo, Corendon Airlines, Jet2.com, Pegasus Airlines, Sunexpress, Transavia France and Volotea again operate flights to and from Vienna.
The destinations of Toronto with Air Canada, Addis Ababa with Ethiopian Airlines, Abu Dhabi with Etihad and Jeddah with SAUDIA will again be accessible from Vienna from the new winter flight program.
Thus, by offering flights to 150 destinations on the winter 2021/22 flight program, Vienna airport already represents nearly 90% of the pre-crisis supply of 172 destinations in 2019.
“The winter flight schedule makes us cautiously optimistic that the supply of flight destinations from Vienna is increasing again. This winter, around 90% of the travel destinations offered from Vienna airport before the coronavirus crisis can again be reached via direct flights. In addition, new destinations are also represented, including Cancún, Abu Dhabi, Akaba, Banja Luka and Lappeenranta in Finland. The planning and announcements made by the airline also give us hope for 2022. We expect a significant recovery in passenger volumes when the next summer flight schedule comes into effect in the spring of 2022 ”, states Julian Jäger, member of the board of directors of Flughafen Wien AG.
The destination offer is picking up and getting closer to the pre-crisis level
At present, a direct flight service is available from Vienna to 150 destinations, so the Vienna airport has now reached almost 90% of the pre-crisis level. In comparison, 172 destinations were included in the winter 2019/20 flight schedule. In total, with the addition of Cancun in Mexico, a total of seven transatlantic destinations are now served from Vienna, as well as 125 European destinations, including 84 destinations in Western Europe and 41 in Eastern Europe. This development underlines the important function of Vienna airport as a flight hub in the heart of Europe.
Austrian Airlines resumes flights to Cancun for the first time since 2006
Three popular long-haul destinations are accessible from Vienna Airport with the Austrian national carrier from the end of October 2021. After a fifteen-year hiatus, Austrian Airlines is once again offering flight service to Cancun, Mexico, as well as Malè in the Maldives and Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, similar to last winter. Long-haul air links to Montreal in Canada as well as Chicago, New York and Washington in the United States are accessible to passengers year round.
Wizz Air resumes flights to many destinations as well as four new ones
Flights from Vienna to Marrakech (MA), Amman (JO), Akaba (JO) and Sharm El Sheikh (EG) will be offered by Wizz Air for the first time from the beginning of the year. In addition, the airline will again serve Eindhoven (NL), Kharkov (UA), Kutaisi (GE) and Las Palmas (ES) in its winter flight schedule. Existing frequencies to Tel Aviv (IL), Cologne (DE), Bari (IT), Tenerife (ES), Tuzla (BA) and Varna (BG) will be increased.
Ryanair serves nine new destinations and increases its frequencies
The destinations of Marseille (FR), Danzig (PL), Agadir (MA), Lappeenranta (FI), Pisa (IT), Banja Luka (BA), Kosice (SK), Zaragoza (ES) and Amman (JO) were added to the offer of Ryan Air flights from Vienna in the winter flight program. Frequencies to Stockholm (SE), Brussels (BE), Bologna and Naples (IT), Kiev (UA), Riga (LV), Tenerife (ES) and Billund (DK) will be increased by Ryanair.
Many airlines return to Vienna with air connections
From October, Air Serbia will again operate flights to Kraljevo (RS) and Transavia France will serve Paris-Orly (FR), while Volotea will resume its flights to Nantes (FR) in November and Jet2.com will offer several Flights from Christmas from Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and Leeds / Bradford (GB) to Vienna. In addition, during the winter season, Pegasus Airlines will also operate flights to Ankara (TR) and Rossiya to Saint Petersburg (UK) on behalf of Aeroflot. Air Cairo will provide flight service to Hurghada (EG) and Corendon Airlines will serve Hurghada (EG), Izmir and Antalya (TR). Sunexpress will also increase existing frequencies to Antalya (TR), while British Airways and Air France will increase the number of air connections to London-Heathrow (GB) and Paris-CDG (FR) up to three daily flights.
Air Canada, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad and SAUDIA also included in the winter season
Etihad Airways has been operating flights from Vienna Airport since summer 2021, serving the Abu Dhabi (AE) – Vienna route, also during the winter months. Air Canada will again offer flights to Toronto (CA) throughout the year, and SAUDIA will continue its service to Jeddah (SA) during the winter. Ethiopian Airlines will even increase frequencies on its flights from Vienna to Addis Ababa (ET).
Keep immigration and departure regulations in mind to ensure a relaxing vacation trip
Many countries like the United States have already announced easing entry requirements for travelers. Nevertheless, individual regulations continue to exist around the world. Well-prepared people can in any case enjoy a more relaxed trip. Vienna Airport recommends that travelers inform themselves about the necessary forms to be completed as well as the entry conditions before starting their trip, either by contacting the airline with which they have booked the flight or their travel agency. trips.