Carefree travel: Austrian Airlines pilots AIRail baggage drop on the train

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• Pilot undertaking baggage fall on the educate for AIRail travellers from Linz and Salzburg
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• Luggage to be checked as a result of immediately to closing desired destination
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• CEO Alexis von Hoensbroech: “With the AIRail baggage check-in on the educate, we eliminate a key drawback of a feeder prepare journey as opposed to a feeder flight”

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Austrian Airways will be tests baggage drop-off instantly in the Railjet with each other with ÖBB, producing the “train-to-flight” journey even much more snug. To create a careless journey for our AIRail travellers, they can check out in their baggage presently all through the teach journey for their overall excursion all through the test section from 23 August to 31 Oct 2021. On the practice, baggage will be tagged and further transportation to the ultimate vacation spot will be arranged. Following arriving at Vienna Airport, AIRail visitors can go directly to their gate and board. All checked-in luggage can be gathered at the desired destination airport as regular.

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“Closer dovetailing with the railways is an important element of our strategy. With the AIRail baggage verify-in on the practice, we do away with a main downside of a feeder teach journey when compared to a feeder flight. We want to provide extra AIRail travellers to our Vienna hub easily by train and then out into the entire world by plane,” suggests Austrian Airlines CEO Alexis von Hoensbroech, pleased with the screening of the domestic airline’s new service give.

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“With AIRail we give our customers a continuous mobility chain through their vacation. Our company can now get easily and quickly on ÖBB trains from Salzburg or Linz metropolis middle instantly to Vienna Airport. Examining in baggage on picked trains will make the journey even less complicated in the future and influence even additional men and women to pick out the practice,” describes ÖBB CEO Andreas Matthä.

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Austrian Airlines customers take pleasure in a assortment of benefits when reserving an AIRail link. In addition to a catering voucher, which can be redeemed in the Railjet cafe, AIRail travellers appreciate a confirmed connection, irrespective of whether they carry on their journey by airplane or practice. Business enterprise Class passengers vacation in 1st class on the coach and have free access to the ÖBB Lounge right before departure. As part of the Miles & Additional application, miles can also be gathered with AIRail.

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The baggage drop services in the Railjet will at first be introduced on a take a look at foundation from 23 August to 31 October 2021 for the AIRail routes Salzburg Hauptbahnhof – Vienna Airport and Linz Hauptbahnhof – Vienna Airport with two connections every. You can come across a lot more information and facts about the assistance on our website and on ÖBB.

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AIRail baggage verify-in is achievable on a trial foundation from 23 August to 31 Oct 2021 on the next day-to-day connections:

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Route                                        Number                    Departure – Arrival
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Linz Hbf – Flughafen Wien         RJ 861/ OS 3506     10:16 – 11:57
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                                                 RJ 563/ OS 3514     15:16 – 16:57
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Salzburg Hbf – Flughafen Wien  RJ 861 / OS 3548    09:08 – 11:57
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                                                 RJ 563/ OS 3544     14:08 – 16:57

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