Partners and collaborations
We can offer our passengers the greatest possible flexibility and very special travel experiences all over the world thanks to our close collaboration with our airline partners within the Lufthansa Group and Star Alliance, and many other partners.
Austrian Airlines is part of the Lufthansa Group
The Lufthansa Group is a global aviation company with a total of more than 550 subsidiaries and affiliated companies. The company portfolio consists of network airlines, point-to-point airlines and service companies in the aviation sector.
Our multi-hub strategy allows us to offer our passengers a comprehensive route network with the greatest travel flexibility at the same time.
Germany’s largest airline has its hub at its home airport Frankfurt am Main. The airline with the crane is one of Germany’s most popular brands and is famous for its high standards of quality and service.
Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is the airline of Switzerland. It serves over 100 destinations in 44 countries worldwide from the regional airports in Zurich and Geneva. As the airline of Switzerland, SWISS stands for its traditional values and is committed to the highest product and service quality.
The leading Belgian airline has its hub in the capital of Europe. Brussels Airlines offers an excellent network for travelling from, to or via Brussels, with flights to destinations in Europe, Africa, North America and India.
The new Eurowings now offers you affordable long-haul flights to travel destinations throughout the world, in addition to the usual attractive flights within Europe.
Austrian Airlines is a member of Star Alliance
Our passengers thus enjoy the benefits of the greatest airline alliance in the world. This global alliance includes 28 well-known airlines which fly to 1,330 destinations in 192 countries and offer access to over 1,000 airport lounges worldwide. More than 18,500 Star Alliance flights take off every day.
With every Star Alliance flight, you earn valuable miles that increase your status and allow you to enjoy a variety of personal benefits: you have access to lounges worldwide, additional free baggage, priority when boarding as well as with reservations and much more.
Book award flights
With flight awards, you use the miles or points you have earned to “pay” for a flight. You can redeem these for flights with any member of Star Alliance, irrespective of the frequent flyer programme where you earned your miles or points. And if you choose an upgrade at short notice: you can use your award miles for this with 26 airlines.
All Star Alliance airlines are based in the same terminal at many airports. This enables you to change aircraft faster and more conveniently. There is also a joint check-in area. Holders of a Star Alliance Gold Card are looked after in a designated service area. In addition, you can check through flights seamlessly, made possible by the global collaboration of the numerous Star Alliance airlines.
Enjoy lounge comfort
Are you a Senator or HON Circle member of the Frequent Flyer programme of Austrian Airlines? Then you can escape the hustle and bustle of everyday travel with the largest number of lounges in the world as part of the Star Alliance network. Wherever you are: enjoy peace and quiet, and linger a moment in the Star Alliance lounges.
Our codeshare partners
We also cooperate with so-called codeshare partners to enable us to provide our passengers with a more comprehensive offer to global travel destinations and departure times. These are airlines with which there is agreement on the joint use of flight capacities.
As a passenger, you book with Austrian Airlines as usual, but the flight itself will be operated by the partner airline. You can easily identify the operating airline by the flight number.
We can offer our customers additional benefits to make their travel more convenient, efficient and affordable thanks to our collaboration with the following partners from the travel industry.