Member of Star Alliance. Parent company Lufthansa Airlines.
Lufthansa Pilot Strike
30 November 2014 Yes tomorrow. For once passengers on Austrian Airlines can sigh a sigh of relief. Lufthansa subsidiaries will not be effected by this industrial action. Make sure you confirm your flight. Thousands of customers will be after it. You should also know that other European strikes will take place tomorrow that could hinder your trip.
Old strikes for 2014 effecting Austrian airlines and airports.
German Train Strike
DB Train Strike
Union GDL workers will strike from:-
2 am Thursday, 6 November 2014
4 am Monday, 10 November, 2014
Millions of passengers will be hit hard. Longest rail strike ever. Long distant trains will be delayed.
Free helpline will be busy 08000 99 66 33
Old industrial actions
Beleaguered Austrian Airlines Strike - Lufthansa subsidiary
19 October 2014 We have some air strikes you might want to know about that may effect your travel plans with Austrian Airlines.
Italian air strikes and general strikes in Belgium and Morocco see ETR
German Railway strike issues still not resolved
Old industrial actions for 2014
German Rail Strike
DB Rail Strike
Has been extended into the holiday week-end.
18 October 2014 Strike started at 2am local time. Only a third of trains running. 30% of region and city lines. Hit hard long distant passenger services.
Strike will end 4am Monday. It will take long distant trains several hours to get back to normal.
Helpline 08000 99 66 33
Wednesday 15 October 2014 starting 2pm and ending 4am Thursday morning. Local times
31 May 2014 Austrian Airlines management call off pay talks. European Court of Justice (ECJ) will weigh in on Tuesday. Get yourself a plan "B" these employees are angry.
26 May 2014 Austrian Airlines, 1,000 employees met today at a three hour meeting and rejected managements pay offer. Meeting caused flight cancellations and delays.
Old Industrial actions
Monday, March 31, 2014 Austrian Airlines is exempt from the Lufthansa strike. Profits up!
Friday, 28 March, 2014 German pilots Lufthansa, Germanwings. (Air Dolomiti and Austrian Airlines?) announce strike dates. Starts midnight Wednesday April 2nd and will end Friday, midnight the 4th of April. Local time.
25 March 2014 Union Verdi announced today that Frankfurt strike has now spread to Munich, Cologne/Bonn, Dusseldorf, Hannover, Hamburg and Stuttgart airports. Strike to start early Thursday 7am and go till 2pm. Flights likely to be back to normal by noon Friday.
24 March 2014
1. Frankfurt airport workers to strike this Thursday. Hours and time to be announced, we hope...
2.Lufthansa pilots will strike. Time and date not set yet. As you know AA is owned by Lufthansa. Last time Austrian Airline pilot's did not strike along with Lufthansa and the airline made a nice windfall profit. This time around I don't know. Condor, Air Dolomiti? Perhaps more info to come out. Follow along with us. Lufthansa strike
3. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, possible baggage strike on the horizon.
Old industrial actions for 2014
16 February 2014 Travel information you might want to know.
From March 11 on you can book a flight to Iran. Austrian Airlines will resumes route to Tehran.
Strike wise expect disruptions in Dusseldorf, Greek civil servants strike and taxi strike planned in Milan for March. See See Easy Travel Report
29 January 2014 Chances are your flight will be delayed, brought forward or even cancelled due to Pan European air traffic control strike
Last years 2013 industrial actions
May 2 2013 AUA has picked up extra business with the Lufthansa Airline strike. A much needed infusion of cash. Heads up another member of Star Alliance has been canceling flights and is up for sale. Follow along with us at Croatia Airlines strike
Old industrial actions
November 2012 Airline announces it has a third quarter profit.
29 August 2012 Some 10,000 flight attendants from Austrian Airlines parent company Lufthansa Airlines are threatening to strike any day now. Make sure if you are using this airline to confirm your seat. A mad rush on airline seats will be on.
Austrian Airlines get's to show off importance in the grand scheme of things. Carrier is expected to cope with the flood of passengers from Lufthansa by adding larger jets.
They need the business We are following along here
Saturday 2 June. We are getting hits asking if airline is on strike. The only news worthy item we came across with is that a 100 pilots have resigned. Expected. Email us if you know different.
15 May 2012 This past week-end a wave of sickness hit AUA's pilots. 24 domestic and international flights were canceled. Sickness may have to do with the 25% pay cut pilots will have to endure starting 1 July. Tyrolean pilots to fill in if this happens again. Airline management wish to impose cuts of 220 million euros. Airline management state the pilot sickness cost airline 500 million euros this weekend.
22 February Airline invalidate 2,100 pilots and cabin crews contracts
20 February Frankfurt airport is on strike this week causing Lufthansa Airlines to loose millions of Euro's this week. Can't help AU's cause.
12 February 2012 Austrian Airlines back in the news today. Will Lufthansa sell them, will they go into bankruptcy? As you can imagine employees are not happy. Flight attendants start negotiations on Valentines day.
So last year
5 Jan 2011 Nice, How'd you like this comment by Chairman and CEO Christoph Franz "So far, we have two carriers in the group-BMI and Austrian Airlines which (do not) currently bring value to the group" atwonline.com
Maybe i'm reading it wrong.
6 Jan. 2011 Update Austrian airlines negotiations with ground crews end well. Deal made.
Austrian Airlines under strike threat after negotiations failed, AUA Ground staff will now be balloted for strike. Next meeting 10 January, 2011 decisions will be made.
Vienna International Airport (VIA) Austrian Airlines team up with Wataniya airways: Codeshare flights to Beirut and Kuwait as of 31 October 2010 austrianairlines.ag