Thanks to its favorable geographical location in the heart of Europe, the company`s hub at Vienna Airport is the ideal gateway between East and West. Austrian Airlines is part of the Lufthansa Group, Europe`s largest airline group, and is a member of Star Alliance, the world`s leading alliance of international airlines. For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 1 unilateral agreements, with right of sale only for S7 Airlines flights. Traveling with S7 has become even more comfortable. We have always taken care of your comfort, time and money. We are constantly implementing the latest technologies, offering you the latest services and expanding our collaboration with other airlines. We are now ready to announce our new service – the possibility to buy tickets for partner airline flights at S7 sales offices. As a way, customers can now travel to other destinations more easily than ever before and buy tickets. Austrian Airlines offers a comfortable long-haul flight experience as well as smooth non-stop flights to Star Alliance platforms in Asia and America. Austrian Airlines also offers extensive “interline agreements” with Star Alliance partners to facilitate routes. Previously, to buy tickets for flights with several airlines, you had to either look for acceptable variants yourself – try to harmonize schedules, and then buy several plane tickets in the different offices of the airline – or resort to the help of agencies and pay a commission. They would waste time or money. Lufthansa Group is a worldwide operating airline with a total of more than 550 subsidiaries and holdings.
The portfolio of companies consists of network airlines, point-to-point airlines and services in the aviation sector. S7 Airlines` interline partners are listed below. Thanks to these partnerships, you can travel to New York, Singapore, Hanoi, London, Zurich, Geneva, Madrid or any other destination from your city. Part of the route is served by the S7 and the other by a partner airline. A ticket for the entire trip can be purchased at any S7 point of sale or on the S7 Airlines website. As a rule, these flights are cheaper than the purchase of two separate tickets for a given trip due to the special fares concluded between airlines under partnership agreements. Specific pro-rata agreements offer S7 passengers a unique way to travel around the world at surprisingly attractive prices, made available exclusively to S7 by their partner airlines. In the 1990s, many airlines focused on cooperation and alliances. Austrian was one of the first companies to join the Qualiflyer Group founded by Swissair.
It was also a period of rapid expansion in the long-haul market and the introduction of new routes to China and South Africa. In the late 1990s, Austrian Airlines developed the appetite for acquisitions; In March 1997, it acquired a 35% stake in Lauda Air, while in December of the same year, an 85.7% stake was acquired in Tyrolean Airways.  Two years later, the airline acquired all of Tyrolean Airways and turned it into a subsidiary In 1999, Austrian Airlines introduced the possibility for customers to book flights on the Internet.  Everyone knows that S7 offers the largest network in Russia….