Austrian Airlines re-launches direct route to Cape Town

07 July 2017 6:35 AM

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Austrian Airlines re-launches direct route to Cape Town

Cape Town - Austrian Airlines says it will be bring back it direct route between Cape Town and Vienna - expanding its long-haul portfolio in 2018.

Expansions include a twice a week to Cape Town in South Africa as of the winter 2018/19. The airline also announced new flight additions to Tokyo.

As of October 27, 2018 it will offer twice-weekly flights, operating a Boeing 777 for both flights.

“Cape Town represents an expansion of our offering to long-haul tourist destinations in the winter,"says Austrian Airlines CCO Andreas Otto.

In addition to Economy and Business Class, passengers will also already be able to fly in Premium Economy to the new destinations - with flights bookable as of September 2017.

Flight service from Vienna to Cape Town will only be offered in the winter flight schedule on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The flight time from Vienna to Cape Town is about 11 hours 25 minutes. Tickets can be booked starting on October 27, 2017 at, by calling +43 (0) 5 1766 1000 or at a travel agency.


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