- One weekly flight to Havana, Cuba with a Boeing 767
- Caribbean area included in the flight offering for the first time in six years
- Four long-haul tourist destinations in the 2016/17 winter flight schedule Austrian Airlines serves yet another long-haul tourist destination.
Austria’s red-white-red flag carrier will operate a Boeing 767, which takes off for Havana, Cuba once a week, namely on Tuesdays. “We have continuously expanded our offering to long-haul tourist destinations since 2013, with flights now being operated to Colombo and Mauritius. We also serve Havana now, and thus a Caribbean destination for the first time in six years”, explains Andreas Otto, Chief Commercial Officer of Austrian Airlines. The last time Austria’s national carrier offered flight service to the Caribbean was in 2010, when it flew to Punta Cana. Austrian Airlines now offers flights to four long-haul tourist destinations i.e. Mauritius, Maldives, Colombo and Havana. The duration of the journey from Vienna to Havana is about 12 hours 10 minutes.