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On June 20, 2024, Austrian Airlines’ Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, registration OE-LPM, was ceremoniously welcomed at Vienna Airport with a water fountain. The landing marks another significant step in the modernization of the Austrian airline’s long-haul fleet, which will be strengthened with a total of eleven Boeing 787-9 aircraft in the coming years.

The Dreamliner, which previously received Austrian Airlines’ distinctive red-white-red livery in Teruel, Spain, is now ready to enter service. The first Boeing 787-9 with the OE-LPL registration will take off on June 15, 2024 and will be used in New York. The second Dreamliner will initially be operating on the short-haul network in the next few days, heading to destinations such as Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Berlin, before completing its first long-haul flight to Chicago on June 28, 2024.

According to Austrian Airlines, the OE-LPM will be used on the following short-haul routes from Vienna-Schwechat in the next few days:

  • 21.06.: OS151/152 DUS, OS211/212 FRA
  • 22.06.: OS207/208 FRA, OS231/232 FRA
  • 23.06.: OS211/212 FRA, OS237/238 BER
  • 24.06.: OS209/210 FRA, OS223/224 FRA
  • 25.06.: OS209/210 FRA, OS233/234 BER
  • 26.06.: OS225/226 BER
  • 27.06.: OS 233/234 BER

On the long-haul route, the operational plan for June 2024 is as follows:

  • 28.06.: FR-ORD OS65
  • 29.06.: FR-ORD OS65
  • 30.06.: FR-ORD OS65

Significance for Austrian Airlines and the Vienna location

The introduction of the new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is a significant milestone for Austrian Airlines. With the introduction of this modern aircraft type, the airline is beginning a comprehensive modernization and expansion of its long-haul fleet. A total of eleven Boeing 787-9 aircraft are to gradually replace the usual long-haul jets of the Boeing 777 and 767 families by 2028. This modernization initiative is not only a signal for the renewal of the fleet, but also a clear commitment to Austria as a location and to the Vienna hub.

Passengers can look forward to a range of amenities and innovations on board the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The modern cabin design includes larger windows, improved humidity and lower cabin pressure, making the flight experience more pleasant and reducing jet lag. In addition, the Dreamliner features a lighter and stronger composite construction, resulting in a smoother flight.

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