Smart Upgrade

Smart Upgrade – Your best way to Austrian Business Class at a bargain price.

You have already an Austrian Economy Class ticket, but would like to enjoy all the amenities of Business Class? Smart Upgrade makes it possible! And the good thing is: You decide how much you are willing to pay for your upgrade!

All you need is a valid an issued Austrian Economy Ticket. Make your offer and we’ll let you know within 72 hours before your scheduled departure whether or not your offer has been accepted and you will enjoy the benefits of flying Business Class.

With a little luck we may welcome you soon on board of the Austrian Business Class.

Smart Upgrade is available on all Austrian scheduled flights.

Let's get started:

Need to book your ticket first? Book & make your offer

You already got your ticket? Just make your offer now 

NEW: Smart Upgarde is now available on all flights within Europe!

Please note: In order to qualify for making a Smart Upgrade offer, your Economy Class ticket must be issued no later than 72 hours before departure. Due local legal regulations offers cannot be accepted for tickets sold in India and Japan.

Your benefits on long-haul flights

  • Comfort seats that can be turned into full-flat beds at the push of a button
  • Award-winning First Class service and delicious catering by DO & CO
  • Up-to-date onboard entertainment with video on demand on 15 inch touch screens
  • Check-in at the Business Class counter
  • Luggage provisions of Business Class with higher allowances for checked and hand luggage
  • Baggage priority handling
  • Fast lane service
  • Access to our worldwide Business Lounges including meals and drinks
  • Miles & More Business Class miles for booking class “P”

Your benefits on medium-haul flights

  • For your personal comfort: The seat next to you remains vacant
  • Gourmet Entertainment: Multi-course gourmet menus and culinary delicacies from DO & CO
  • Selection of newspapers and latest international magazines on board
  • Access to our worldwide Business Class Lounges including meals and drinks
  • Check-in at the Business Class Counter
  • Fast lane service
  • Luggage provisions of Business Class with higher allowances for checked and hand luggage
  • Priority baggage handling
  • Miles & More Business Class miles for booking class “P”

Your benefits on short-haul flights

  • For your personal comfort: The seat next to you remains vacant
  • Gourmet Entertainment: Adjusted to the time of day we offer small hot menus of DO & CO
  • Selection of newspapers and latest international magazines on board
  • Access to our worldwide Business Class Lounges including meals and drinks
  • Check-in at the Business Class Counter
  • Fast lane service
  • Luggage provisions of Business Class with higher allowances for checked and hand luggage
  • Priority baggage handling
  • Miles & More Business Class miles for booking class “P”

How to use Smart Upgrade

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To Smart Upgrade in four steps only:

Step 1 Enter the amount you are willing to pay.
Step 2 Enter your credit card details. Your credit card will only be charged in case your upgrade is confirmed.
Step 3 Review and confirm your data. You will receive an e-mail confirmation that your offer has been submitted.
Step 4 Within 72 hours before departure we will let you know whether your offer has been accepted or not.

You will be invited to make an offer for an upgrade at the end of the online booking process on our website. You can always re-access your booking by entering your last name and booking code under “My bookings” at austrian.com and submit, modify or cancel your offer at a later stage. This also applies to bookings via travel agencies or other platforms.

Let's get started

Need to book your ticket first? Book & make your offer 

You already got your ticket? Just make your offer now