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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
Updates  

20 May 2018

People's Viennaline [updated]  rebranded as People's [added] in May2018

30 Jan 2018

MS Aviation is a business and private charter carrier based out of Vienna International (VIE) [added]

08 Jan 2018

Europ Star ceased operations in Oct2017 [updated]

3-Städte Linie   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1924* - 1924*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aero Lloyd Austria  last update: 14Dec2017
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2003)
Airline Code : HG : AYP
Genealogy : Aero Lloyd Austria +>FlyNiki >Niki
Comments : [Niki came from former Aero Lloyd Austria operation following it's acquisition by Niki Lauda. Launched as FlyNiki in 2003 with operations started on 28Nov2003. Renamed to Niki on 12Feb2004 & its first flight with an A.320 from Vienna to Dusseldorf was on 16Feb2004. However, on 13Dec2017, Lufthansa pulled out of the agreement due to signs from the European Commission that the merger would not be approved. Shortly after, Niki declared bankruptcy and ceased all operations on 13Dec2017]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aero Transport Flugbetriebsgesellschaft  last update: 13Jun2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1958 - 1964
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aero Transport Flugbetriebsgesellschaft was formed early in 1958 in association with the West German charter company LTU. The company ceased all operations in 1964 - charter flights were initially carried out on holiday destinations in Europe. World-wide passenger and freight charters were later carried out
Aircraft : DH Dove | Lockheed 049 Constellation | Lockheed 749 Constellation | Vickers Viking
Air A!ps  last update: 28Mar2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2014
Airline Code : A6 : LPV
Genealogy : KLM alps (Switzerland) >Air A!ps
Comments : Air A!ps started operations on 28Mar1999 as KLM alps & ceased on 28Feb2014
Aircraft : Dornier Do.328
Air Austria  last update: 31Mar2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

(1957)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Austria + Austrian Airways =>Austrian Airlines >Austrian
Comments : - [AUSTRIAN was formed on 0Sep1957 by the merger of AUSTRIAN AIRWAYS & AIR AUSTRIA, neither of which had started operations. Assumed the name of it's predecessor in 1958, AUSTRIAN AIRLINES, which had been absorbed into Deutsche Lufthansa. Rebranded to current name in 2003. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Independence   
Status : Active

Dates :

2015* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Independence appears to belong to she same parent as the German airline of the same name
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Kärnten   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2015)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Kärnten was to commence flights from Klagenfurt, Austria to London Southend but status changed to reflect airline unlikely to start
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Salzburg   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993* - 1996*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aircom   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aircraft Innsbruck   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1958* - 1980
Airline Code : ZJ : ---
Genealogy : Aircraft Innsbruck >Tyrolean Airways >Austrian arrows >>Austrian
Comments : Tyrolean Airways was established in 1958 as Aircraft Innsbruck. It adopted the title Tyrolean Airways when scheduled services began on 01Apr1980
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Airlink Luftverkehrsgesellschaft   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1984 - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : JAR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Provides an air taxi and executive charter services. was founded in 1984 & provides an air taxi and executive charter services.
Aircraft : Nil at this time
AlpenAir (Alpen Air)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1968 - 1992*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : AlpenAir >Amadeus Air
Comments : Amadeus Air was formed as AlpenAir. Regional charter passenger and cargo airline that ceased operations
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Amadeus Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 1995
Airline Code : AM : AMU
Genealogy : AlpenAir >Amadeus Air
Comments : Amadeus Air was formed as AlpenAir - Regional charter passenger and cargo airline that ceased operations
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Amerer Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 2009
Airline Code : -- : AMK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Amira Air  last update: 28Jan2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2004* - 2016
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Amira Air >LaudaMotion
Comments : 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. On 23Jan2018, the creditors' committee of the insolvent airline Niki awarded Lauda Motion GmbH the contract for the takeover
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Anisec Luftfahrt  added: 19jun2018
Status : Planned

Dates :

2018 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Anisec Luftfahrt is a planned passenger charter carrier based out of Vienna Schwechat International (VIE). It is a subsidiary of Vuelling
Aircraft : Planned: A.321-200
Art Aviation  last update: 27Nov2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Art Aviation is a business & private charter carrier based out of Vienna International (VIE)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Austria-Flugdienst (Austria Airways)  last update: 13Jun2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1958 - 1964
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Austrla-Flugdienst was formed early in 1958 in association with Deutsche Flugdienst after restrictions had been placed on the operation of non-scheduled services between Germany and Austria. It concentrated on charter and inclusive tour work based out of Vienna
Aircraft : DC.3
Austriair   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2010)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Austrian  last update: 31Mar2018
Status : Active

Dates :

2003 - date
Airline Code : OS : AUA
Genealogy : Air Austria + Austrian Airways =>Austrian Airlines >Austrian
Comments : AUSTRIAN was formed on 0Sep1957 by the merger of AUSTRIAN AIRWAYS & AIR AUSTRIA, neither of which had started operations. Assumed the name of it's predecessor in 1958, AUSTRIAN AIRLINES, which had been absorbed into Deutsche Lufthansa. Rebranded to current name in 2003. International and regional passenger and cargo airline
Aircraft : A.319-100 | A.320-200 | A.321-100 | A.321-200 | A.330-200 | A.340-200 | A.340-300 | B.737-600 | B.737-700 | B.737-800 | B.767-300ER | B.777-200ER | F.100 | F.70 | MD.82 | MD.83 | MD.87
Austrian Air Services  last update: 10Dec2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1991* - 1994
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Austrian Air Services >>Tyrolean Airways >Austrian arrows >>Austrian
Comments : Subsiduary of Austrian Airlines that operated into Frankfurt Airport. In Mar1994, AUA bought a 42.85 percent stake in Tyrolean Airways, into which it incorporated its subsidiary Austrian Air Services, Osterreichischer Inlands und Regional-flugdienst Gesellschaft m.b.H. This turned tiny Tyrolean, based in Innsbruck, into a serious regional airline, flying more than a million passengers a year. AUA enjoyed the benefits of a vigorous tourist market through its charter subsidiary Austrian Airtransport and Touropa Austria, wholly owned since Dec1994. Charters accounted for half its European traffic
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Austrian Air Transport (AAT) (Oesterreichische Flugbetriebs)  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1964 - 2001
Airline Code : OB : ---
Genealogy : Austrian Air Transport (AAT) >>Lauda Air >Austrian myHoliday
Comments : Austrian Air Transport (AAT) was established by Austrian Airlines in 1964 for IT and charter services. Used aircraft leased from parent company, Austrian Airlines. Incorporated into Lauda Air - [Lauda Air was established in Apr1979 by former racing driver Niki Lauda but did not begin operations until 1985. Incorporated Austrian Air Transport (AAT) in 2001. Scheduled and charter passenger airline. Rebranded to Austrian myHoliday on 06Apr2013]
Aircraft : First european operator Canadair Regional Jet
Austrian Airlines (AUA) (Oesterreichische Luftverkhrs)  last update: 31Mar2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1958 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Austria + Austrian Airways =>Austrian Airlines >Austrian
Comments : - AUSTRIAN was formed on 0Sep1957 by the merger of AUSTRIAN AIRWAYS & AIR AUSTRIA, neither of which had started operations. Assumed the name of it's predecessor in 1958, AUSTRIAN AIRLINES, which had been absorbed into Deutsche Lufthansa. Rebranded to current name in 2003. International and regional passenger and cargo airline. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Austrian Airways  last update: 31Mar2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

(1957)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Austria + Austrian Airways =>Austrian Airlines >Austrian
Comments : - AUSTRIAN was formed on 0Sep1957 by the merger of AUSTRIAN AIRWAYS & AIR AUSTRIA, neither of which had started operations. Assumed the name of it's predecessor in 1958, AUSTRIAN AIRLINES, which had been absorbed into Deutsche Lufthansa. Rebranded to current name in 2003. International and regional passenger and cargo airline. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Austrian arrows  last update: 31Mar2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2003 - 2015
Airline Code : VO : TYR
Genealogy : Tyrolean Airways >Austrian arrows >>Austrian
Comments : AUSTRIAN ARROWS was founded in 1958 as AIRCRAFT INNSBRUCK. Renamed to TYROLEAN AIRWAYS in 1980. Acquired by Austrian Airlines in 1998 and rebranded to current name in 2003. Austrian arrows started operations on 16Sep2003 & ceased on 31Mar2015. Regional air carrier - AUSTRIAN was formed on 0Sep1957 by the merger of AUSTRIAN AIRWAYS & AIR AUSTRIA, neither of which had started operations. Assumed the name of it's predecessor in 1958, AUSTRIAN AIRLINES, which had been absorbed into Deutsche Lufthansa. Rebranded to current name in 2003. International and regional passenger and cargo airline. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Aircraft : BAe 146 | CRJ100LR | CRJ200LR | Dash 8 Q300 | Dash 8 Q400 | F.100 | F.70
Austrian Lufthansa Cargo   
Status : Active

Dates :

2010 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Cooperation between Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo kicked off successfully on 01Jul2010 when Austrian Lufthansa Cargo launched services
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Austrian myHoliday  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Austrian Air Transport (AAT) >>Lauda Air >Austrian myHoliday
Comments : Lauda Air was established in Apr1979 by former racing driver Niki Lauda but did not begin operations until 1985. First european operator Canadair Regional Jet. Incorporated Austrian Air Transport (AAT) in 2001. Scheduled and charter passenger airline. Rebranded to Austrian myHoliday on 06Apr2013
Aircraft : Nil at this time
AustroJet (BFS (Business Flight Salzburg))   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2009
Airline Code : -- : AUJ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Avcon Jet   
Status : Active

Dates :

2008* - date
Airline Code : -- : OAJ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Avia-Consult Flugbetrieb   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989 - 2000
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
B.A.C.H. Flubetriebs   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2002* - 2002*
Airline Code : B4 : BCF
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Bannert Air   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1998* - 1998*
Airline Code : -- : BBA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Charter Air   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : CHW
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
City Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1974 - 1974
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
City-Jet Luftfahrt   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993 - 1999
Airline Code : -- : CIT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Clevair   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2005* - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Clevair >Robin Hood Aviation
Comments : Robin Hood Aviation was founded as Clevair
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Club Airways   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003 - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Common Sky   
Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : -- : MPF
Genealogy : MAPJet >Common Sky
Comments : MAPJet was renamed to Common Sky. Operates & maintains exclusive business jets
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Comtel Aviation   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989* - 2011
Airline Code : -- : COE
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Eagle Aviation Luftfarhrt   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2001* - 2002*
Airline Code : ZN : EAV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Easy Aviation   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008* - 2013*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Easy Aviation was a Business/Private Charter carrier operating Fairchild Dornier 328-310 328JET out of Salzburg W.A. Mozart (SZG)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
easyJet Europe  added: 2017 + last update: 29Dec2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : easyJet set up a European subsidiary, named easyJet Europe in Vienna on 18Jul2017. Operations started on 20Jul2017
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Europ Star   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006* - 2017
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Europ Star operated exclusive business jets out of Klagenfurt Airport. Ceased operations in Oct2017
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Eurowings Europe   
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Eurowings Europes' maiden flight was Vienna-Alicante on 23Jun2016
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Fairline   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Fairline was founded in 2003
Aircraft : Nil at this time
FDP Aircaft   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Flex Ops   
Status : Active

Dates :

2005* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Flex Ops is a Business/Private Charter operating out of Vienna International (VIE)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Fly ETH  last update: 02Nov2017
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Fly Eth (Vienna) was an Austrian start-up looking to enter the European ACMI market with a fleet of two Do328-100s, two Saab 340Bs, four ATR72-500s, two Dash 8-400s and seven Airbus A320s
Aircraft : Nil at this time
FlyNiki  last update: 14Dec2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2003 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aero Lloyd Austria +>FlyNiki >Niki
Comments : [Niki came from former Aero Lloyd Austria operation following it's acquisition by Niki Lauda. Launched as FlyNiki in 2003 with operations started on 28Nov2003. Renamed to Niki on 12Feb2004 & its first flight with an A.320 from Vienna to Dusseldorf was on 16Feb2004. However, on 13Dec2017, Lufthansa pulled out of the agreement due to signs from the European Commission that the merger would not be approved. Shortly after, Niki declared bankruptcy and ceased all operations on 13Dec2017]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
GlobeAir   
Status : Active

Dates :

2007* - date
Airline Code : -- : GAC
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : GlobeAir was founded in 2007
Aircraft : Nil at this time
GreenAir   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2013)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Grossmann Air Service   
Status : Active

Dates :

1991* - date
Airline Code : -- : HTG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Grossmann Air Service was formed in 1991 by Hans and Dagmar Grossmann
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Heli Austria  added: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2007 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Ritter Trade & Aviation Consulting >Knaus Helicopter >Heli Austria
Comments : The first predecessor of Heli Austria was Ritter Trade & Aviation Consulting as from 1984. With assistance from Niki Lauda, services with a Hughes 530 F were offered. Renamed to Knaus Helicopter after the founder of the company, Johann Knaus died in an air accident. In 2007, the company filed for insolvency . It came to a settlement and a continuation under the name Heli Austria
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Intersky Aviation  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2015
Airline Code : 3L : ISK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Intersky Aviation was formed in Nov2001 and began operations on 25Mar2002. Scheduled regional passenger carrier formed by Renate Moser based Berne but Austrian registered
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Jetalliance   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 2016*
Airline Code : -- : JAG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Jetalliance was founded in 1996 but now appears to be 'Inactive'
Aircraft : Nil at this time
JetClass  added: 23Oct2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : JetClass, a non-subscription travel service that aims to reinvent the business class flying experience, launched its services on 01Jul2017
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Jetfly Airlines   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1997* - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : JFL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Knaus Helicopter  added: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1992* - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Ritter Trade & Aviation Consulting >Knaus Helicopter >Heli Austria
Comments : The first predecessor of Heli Austria was Ritter Trade & Aviation Consulting as from 1984. With assistance from Niki Lauda, services with a Hughes 530 F were offered. Renamed to Knaus Helicopter after the founder of the company, Johann Knaus died in an air accident. In 2007, the company filed for insolvency . It came to a settlement and a continuation under the name Heli Austria
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Lauda Air  last update: 06Apr2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1985 - 2013
Airline Code : NG : LDA
Genealogy : Austrian Air Transport (AAT) >>Lauda Air >Austrian myHoliday
Comments : Lauda Air was established in Apr1979 by former racing driver Niki Lauda but did not begin operations until 1985. First european operator Canadair Regional Jet. Incorporated Austrian Air Transport (AAT) in 2001. Scheduled and charter passenger airline. Rebranded to Austrian myHoliday on 06Apr2013
Aircraft : A.320-200 | B.737-300 | B.737-400 | B.737-600 | B.737-700 | B.737-800 | B.767-300ER | B.777-200ER | Bombadier CRJ100LR
LaudaMotion  last update: 28Jan2018
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Amira Air >LaudaMotion
Comments : 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. On 23Jan2018, the creditors' committee of the insolvent airline Niki awarded Lauda Motion GmbH the contract for the takeover
Aircraft : A.320 | Cessna Citation Jet CJ2 | Bombardier Challenger 300 | Bombardier Challenger 604 | Bombardier Global Express | Bombardier Global 6000 (Niki Lauda's private machine)
LTU Austria   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2008
Airline Code : L3 : LTO
Genealogy : LTU Austria >Flynext
Comments : 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
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Luxe Aviation   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007* - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : LAV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Magna Air   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1996* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : MGR
Genealogy : Magna Air >Jet 2000
Comments : Jet 2000 was formed as a charter airline by the name Magna Air in 1999
Aircraft : Nil at this time
MaliAIR   
Status : Active

Dates :

1994 - date
Airline Code : -- : MAE
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
MAPJet   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2002* - 2012
Airline Code : AQ : MPJ
Genealogy : MAPJet >Common Sky
Comments : MAPJet was renamed to Common Sky
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Mjet Aviation   
Status : Active

Dates :

2008* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Montana   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1976 - 1981
Airline Code : OF : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
MS Aviation  added: 30Jan2018
Status : Active

Dates :

2017* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : MS Aviation is a business and private charter carrier based out of Vienna International (VIE)
Aircraft : LEGACY 600 | CESSNA 525 CITATION CJ1 | Hawker 850XP | Embraer ERJ-145
Niki  last update: 14Dec2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2017
Airline Code : HG : NLY
Genealogy : Aero Lloyd Austria +>FlyNiki >Niki
Comments : Niki came from former Aero Lloyd Austria operation following it's acquisition by Niki Lauda. Launched as FlyNiki in 2003 with operations started on 28Nov2003. Renamed to Niki on 12Feb2004 & its first flight with an A.320 from Vienna to Dusseldorf was on 16Feb2004. However, on 13Dec2017, Lufthansa pulled out of the agreement due to signs from the European Commission that the merger would not be approved. Shortly after, Niki declared bankruptcy and ceased all operations on 13Dec2017
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Oesterreichische Inlands und Regional-fludienst  last update: 15Dec2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1993* - 1994
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Austrian arrows >>Austrian
Comments : In Mar1994, AUA bought a 42.85 percent stake in Tyrolean Airways, into which it incorporated its subsidiary Austrian Air Services, Osterreichischer Inlands und Regional-flugdienst Gesellschaft m.b.H. This turned tiny Tyrolean, based in Innsbruck, into a serious regional airline, flying more than a million passengers a year. AUA enjoyed the benefits of a vigorous tourist market through its charter subsidiary Austrian Airtransport and Touropa Austria, wholly owned since Dec1994. Charters accounted for half its European traffic
Aircraft : Nil at this time
ÖLAG (Österreichische Luftverkehrs AG) (Austrian Airlines)  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1923 - 1939
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : ÖLAG (Österreichische Luftverkehrs AG) >>Deutsche Lufthansa >Interflug
Comments : First aircraft operated by ÖLAG flew from Vienna to Munich on 14May1923. Absorbed into Deutsche Lufthansa after the German annexation of Austria - [INTERFLUG was renamed from DEUTSCHE LUFTHANSA (First flight was on 16Sep1955 & scheduled services began on 04Feb1956. Absorbed OLAG after the German annexation of Austria (1939). Ceased operations following German reunification on 03Oct1990 . It had met opposition from West Germany, with a court case in Bern awarding the Lufthansa trademark to the West German company. It was announced on 07Feb1991 that Interflug with its then 2,900 employees and 20 aircraft would be liquidated - International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
People's  added: 20May2018
Status : Active

Dates :

2018 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : People's Vienna Line >People's
Comments : People's Vienna Line was formed by Altenrhein airport authority. AOC granted on 24Mar2011 and had its maiden flight on the 27Mar2011. People's Viennaline rebranded as People's in May2018
Aircraft : Nil at this time
People's Vienna Line  last update: 20May2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2011 - 2018
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : People's Vienna Line >People's
Comments : People's Vienna Line was formed by Altenrhein airport authority. AOC granted on 24Mar2011 and had its maiden flight on the 27Mar2011. People's Viennaline rebranded as People's in May2018
Aircraft : Emb 170LR
Pink Aviation Services   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1995* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
PTL Airlines   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2008)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Rheintalflug Seewald   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1973 - 2002
Airline Code : WE : RTL
Genealogy : Rheintalflug Seewald >>Tyrolean Airways >Austrian arrows >Austrian
Comments : Rheintalflug Seewald was founded in 1973. Completion of Rheintalflug's integration into Tyrolean Airways was on 01Oct2002
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Ritter Trade & Aviation Consulting  added: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1984* - 1992*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Ritter Trade & Aviation Consulting >Knaus Helicopter >Heli Austria
Comments : The first predecessor of Heli Austria was Ritter Trade & Aviation Consulting as from 1984. With assistance from Niki Lauda, services with a Hughes 530 F were offered. Renamed to Knaus Helicopter after the founder of the company, Johann Knaus died in an air accident. In 2007, the company filed for insolvency . It came to a settlement and a continuation under the name Heli Austria
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Robin Hood Aviation   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2011
Airline Code : RH : ---
Genealogy : Clevair >Robin Hood Aviation
Comments : On 23Aug2011 Robin Hood Aviation filed for insolvency and ceased operations the following day
Aircraft : Nil at this time
S-Air Salzburg   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2015)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Skytaxi  added: 21Dec2017
Status : Restarting

Dates :

2007* - 2017
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Skytaxi is a business and private charter carrier based out of Friedrichshafen Bodensee (FDH). The airline was founded in 2007 by Rolf Seewald. It suspended operations on 14Dec2017 after a fatal crash but hopes to restart once cause has been identified
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Styria Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1970 - 1970
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Styrian Spirit   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2006
Airline Code : Z2 : STY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Styrian Spirit was established on 25Dec2002, & started operations on 24Mar2003. It ceased operations on 24Mar 2006, and filed for bankruptcy after failing to secure fresh financing.. Based in Graz and operated regional jets within Germany with links to Austria's car industry
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Teamline   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2006
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Teamline was founded in 2001
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Tyrolean Airways (Tiroler Luftfahrt)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1980 - 2003
Airline Code : VO : TYR
Genealogy : Tyrolean Airways >Austrian arrows >>Austrian
Comments : Tyrolean Airways was established in 1958 as Aircraft Innsbruck. It adopted the title Tyrolean Airways when scheduled services began on 01Apr1980.
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Tyrolean Jet Service   
Status : Active

Dates :

1978 - date
Airline Code : -- : TJS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Tyrolean Jet Service was founded in 1958 as Aircraft Innsbruck, by Christian Schwemberger-Swarovski and Gernot Langes-Swarovski. In 1978, the firm was renamed and restructured as Tyrolean Airways, combining airline, air ambulance and business travel operations
Aircraft : Nil at this time
UTAG-Linzer Taxifluggesellschaft)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
VIP-Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1973 - 2000
Airline Code : -- : VPI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Welcome Air  last update: 30Dec2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2017
Airline Code : 2W : WLC
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Welcome Air was founded in 2000 & started operations on 22May2000 with a small scheduled, domestic network out of Innsbruk. Welcome Air ceased operations on 26Dec2017
Aircraft : Nil at this time
White Sparrow  added: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2016* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : White Sparrow is a company based Salzburg W.A. Mozart (SZG) with focus in special aircharter
Aircraft : Nil at this time
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