Lauda starts new route from Birmingham to Vienna

Lauda, one of Austria’s low-cost airlines, has launched a new direct connection from Birmingham to Vienna, Birmingham Airport has said.

On Tuesday, October 29, the Lauda Airbus A320 took off for the first time from Birmingham to the Austrian capital. Lauda will offer three weekly connections from Birmingham to Vienna.

Vienna was named the most livable city on the planet for the tenth time consecutively. The new service offers travellers a chance to discover Vienna’s world-renowned art, culture and culinary delights. The Schonbrunn Palace, St. Stephen’s Cathedral or one of the numerous exhibitions by national and international artists are among the key attractions.

From the middle of November, until late December, Vienna is a sought after destination for holidaymakers to celebrate Christmas as numerous markets pop up across the city. The city also offers a quiet relaxing weekend break for holidaymakers looking to explore the charm of the historical city.

Lauda CEO Andreas Gruber said: ‘We are delighted to offer our passengers a new non-stop service from Birmingham to my hometown Vienna and expand our route network. Lauda allows passengers to explore the most livable city in the world for an unbeatable price.’

Tom Screen, Aviation Director at Birmingham Airport said: ‘Adding Lauda to our existing airline offering is just fantastic. It was great to welcome passengers flying with the airline for the very first time from Birmingham to the popular destination of Vienna on Tuesday evening. We hope to see many more passengers take advantage of the route with Lauda and look forward to our future with the airline, known as the cleanest airline group in Europe.’