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The Third Runway: Toxic on Take-Off

The Third Runway: Toxic on Take-Off

If Madeleine Petrovic has her way, there will be no third runway built at the Vienna International Airport (VIA). “It’s an ecological disaster and economic adventure with an uncertain outcome,” said Petrovic, spokesperson of the Greens of Lower Austria, capturing the mood of the members of the Platform of Independent NGOs Against the Proposed Construction […]

Skylink refurbishment needed

Skylink refurbishment needed

The newly opened Skylink Terminal – now called Check-in 3 – at Vienna International Airport is already in desperate need of refurbishment, airport board member Julian Jäger confirmed a few weeks after its opening in June. An estimated €10 million will be invested for improvements in the coming months, to install additional lifts and address […]

Stripped Down and Personal

When was the last time air travel was truly sexy? Not lately, that’s for sure. In fact, the last time probably predates most people’s memories; but that doesn’t mean the today’s frustrations of flying have to deflate your mood. Time was when the family would dress in their Sunday best to climb aboard some long-vanished […]

Austrian Airlines: Sharing the Runway

Austrian Airlines: Sharing the Runway

The Slovakian airline Sky Europe is taking Austrian Airlines head on, and  for the first time, there will be real price competition on a national route. Starting Oct. 28, Sky Europe will connect Vienna with Innsbruck three times a day Monday through Friday, once every Saturday and twice on Sundays. And that is not just […]

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