Dresden

Dresden, located on the Elbe river, and capital of the state of Saxony, is one of the furthest east-located cities in Germany. The city has had a shaky past: after being almost completely flattened during the Second World War, a large amount of rebuilding has taken place. The story of Dresden, discovering the contrasts of times and eras through which the city has survived, makes the city of the most interesting in Europe. Must-see sites include the 'Semperoper' (Opera house) and the 'Frauenkirche' (Lutheran Church), which have been majorly restored after the Dresden Bombings. Also, you should definitely enjoy a Dresden-brewed 'Radeburger Pilsner' Beer with dinner or 'Dresdner Christstollen' and 'Glühwein' at the Christmas Markets in winter. If you fly with Austrian Airlines to Dresden, you can uncover and rebuild the story of the city yourself, from Slavic Settlement through Revolutions and Wars to the cultural capital it is today.

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What costs apply when changing a booking?
Is there internet on board?
Yes, the myAustrian FlyNet, our WLAN on board. Currently selected planes from our Airbus family for short and medium distance connections are capable of offering the service. Reading and writing emails and WhatsApp-messages with friends and stream your new favourite video – with myAustrian FlyNet you are connected even above the clouds. You can connect to our WLAN when you board the plane and can choose between three different service packages when we reach cruising altitude.
Up to how long before departure can I check in online?
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What are the conditions to change my booking online?
You can rebook online if...
  • ...you booked your ticket online at www.austrian.com.
  • ...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