Premium Economy Class


With our affordable flights to Chicago, ORD there is no excuse left to not visit this great destination. Enjoy a family vacation, benefiting from the low air fares we are offering. Known as the "second city" this is a beautiful and vibrant city in the state of Illinois in the USA. One of the most cosmopolitan places in the world, this is one of those cities people should visit at least once in their lifetime. With a buzzing cultural life, there are many places to visit such as the Art Institute of Chicago, which houses a wonderful collection that goes from the classics to modern masterpieces, or the Field Museum of Natural History and Adler Planetarium, for those who love science. Why not take a walk along the 30 kilometer Lake Front Trail on Lake Michigan? Where Chicago skyline meets shoreline, It is a breathtaking sight that will delight everyone. If cultural visits are not your favourite, there are plenty of shops awaiting your visit! From high end shops along the Magnificent Mile, to quaint family owned shops in Wicker Park, there is a vast array of options, that will please everyone looking for a great shopping trip. After a long day of sightseeing or shopping, what better way to end it than with having a cocktail at the John Hancock Building, enjoying a great view of the whole city? Afterwards, you can go to one of the many restaurants the city has for a great meal. Whether you are booking a flight for business or pleasure, our great fares will ensure you will have a safe and comfortable flight at a terrific price. Book your flight today and take advantage of our low fared tickets!

Worth knowing

  • Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD): The airport is located 29 km (18 miles) northwest of Chicago.
  • Address: 10000 W O’Hare Ave, Chicago, IL 60666, United States
  • Telephone: (1) (773) 686 2200
  • Airport Chicago

Where to shop in Chicago

Where to shop in Chicago
Robin Richman
Robin Richman and her eponymous store are firmly established in Chicago's fashion scene. Her story began in 1997 with a line of hand-knitted jumpers and the opening of her store in order to display them. Summer was coming and Robing realised that the demand for knitwear during the warm months is rather weak. Therefore she needed to expand her range of goods. She contacted friends such as fashion icon Marc Le Bihan and the girls from the label Antipast and from then on also sold designs by other designers. In contrast to other boutiques Robin Richman does not want to chase fast moving trends but represent a selection of continuous styles. Her shoes, dresses, jewellery and accessories are offbeat and sometimes eccentric, they testify to a great extent of imagination and sometimes have a bit of patina. Today Richman sells fashion by more than 70 brands in her store - unfortunately that doesn't leave much time for her own knitwear line.
Architecture Shop
Oak Street

What to see in Chicago

What to see in Chicago
Museum Campus
The Museum Campus in Chicago is the equivalent to the Viennese Museumsquartier. A meaningful cluster of museums and a meeting point for everybody interested in the natural world. It is a fun public space and ideal excursion destination for the whole family. But let's take one a time: the size of the area right next to Lake Michigan is 23 hectares. There you will find three museums that all aim at making natural sciences understandable: the Adler Planetarium, the Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum of Natural History. In accordance to the theme, the area is a park and recreation area for Chicago inhabitants and guests to relax. The campus is resting on a peninsula reaching out in to Lake Michigan, and is also one of the best vantage points to take in Chicago’s breathtaking skyline. Do not forget: the Soldier Field Football Stadium is also located within the area of the Museum Campus - yet another well-known place in Chicago for sporting events and concerts.
Modern Home Tours
Al Capone Tour

Where to eat in Chicago

Where to eat in Chicago
El Ideas
You got to love this concept. El Ideas only does one session per evening, it's a small but mighty venue with only 18 seats, got a fixed menu and one vision: 13 courses, excellent, light, elaborate, and a lot of fun - which has its price, however (100 euros). Phillip Foss' kitchen is open and the chef approaches his guests in regular intervals to collects some volunteers who will help with the preparations. During the sessions the cooks casually chat about the respective courses and how they got their inspiration for them. What's on the plates? Yellowtail mackerel with bottarga, smoked tuna and tapioka or - Foss' inevitable course - goose liver, chestnut mash, apple-calvados-foam and crispy chestnut muesli with five spices. When you're reading this, the dishes might not exist anymore, however. The kitchen constantly works out new creations. 
Big Star

Where to stay in Chicago

Where to stay in Chicago
Sofitel Chicago
Paris is flirting with Chicago. The French architect Jean-Paul Viguier has a special gift for the Windy City: an impressive landmark with French glamour, a mixture of cone and prism that widens to the top with a slight twist. The atmosphere is hip and comfortable at the same time, the best example for this is the lobby that combines the shiny design of the staircase with the cosy living room area as seating area. The colours of the modern and elegant rooms and suites alternate, from tinted honey shades to loud tones of blue. The walls are partly covered with sycamore wood. The suites have been enhanced with even more luxury but it never seems all too pretentious. Accordingly you can find a velvet sofa in the style of Ligne Roset and a Mies van der Rohe Barcelona chair. The restaurant Café des Architects serves modern cuisine with partly regional ingredients. As impressive as the architecture, so is the look of the dishes - perfect for a photo.
Hotel Palomar
The James Chicago

Top Questions

What costs apply when changing a booking?
What are the conditions to change my booking online?
You can rebook online if...
  • booked your ticket online at
  • ...your fare conditions allow rebooking.
  • ...the new flight has an Austrian Airlines flight number.
What booking details can I change?
  • the flight time
  • the date
  • the booking class of your ticket
What are the deadlines for rebooking?
  • fully flexible ticket up to 3 hours before departure
  • all other tickets up to 24 hours before departure
What do I need to do if my baggage is missing for more than 5 days?
In case we were unable to trace your baggage within 5 days we kindly ask you to fill in the "Baggage Questionnaire" form and send it to
Please note: It is very important for our further tracking process that you provide a detailed list of the contents of your lost bag.
What could be the problem if web check-in doesn t work for me?
Please check the data you have entered for any typing errors, and try again. If there are problems when checking in with your Miles & More number, please insert your ticketnumber or bookingcode instead.Please check here if web check-in is possible for your flight.

myAustrian Services

myAustrian Services are optional services, which you can add in order to customize your travel experience to suit your personal needs.