Austrian Airlines to launch service between Boston and Vienna this summer

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The service begins in July.

An Austrian Airlines plane. Austrian Airlines

Bostonians who dream of touring Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace can get there this summer via Austrian Airlines.


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The airline will begin nonstop service between Boston and Vienna in July, the carrier announced on Tuesday. Travelers will fly on a Boeing 767-300 with 211 seats.

The year-round service will be offered six times a week, on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and every second Tuesday. The flight will leave Boston at 5:10 p.m. and arrive in Vienna at 7:25 a.m. the next day.

“We are excited to announce Boston as a new and highly attractive destination,” said Michael Trestl, chief commercial officer of Austrian Airlines, in a statement. “This expansion enhances our long-haul offering and strengthens the Vienna hub. Boston’s world-renowned universities, including Harvard and MIT, business connections, and the city’s unparalleled charm make it a fascinating and enticing travel destination. Additionally, it will be even easier for visitors and tourists from New England to come to Vienna in the future.”

Travelers can buy tickets at austrian.com.