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In its new flight class, Austrian Airlines offers you special seats with more recline, more space in between seats and larger seating. Additionally, you benefit from many more features.
  • Extra piece of luggage up to 23 kg
  • Welcome drink
  • Hot towel
  • Integrated foot rest
  • Armrest with folding table
  • 12’’ touch screen display with remote control
  • Noise-cancelling headphones
  • USB connection
  • Electric outlet
  • Personal water bottle
  • 3- to 4-course-menu
  • eJournals
  • Amenity Kit
  • Collect award and status miles
Detailed information on each of the features is available in the "Features" section.
The Premium Economy Class is available on long haul flights and is located between Business and Economy Class.
The Premium Economy Class can be booked from 5th September 2017. The first flight takes off in early 2018.
No, all intercontinental flights will be available at the same time.
In its new flight class, Austrian Airlines offers you special seats that recline further, more space in between seats and larger seating. Additionally, you benefit from many more features. See also: “What are the features of the Premium Economy Class?”
Yes, the Premium Economy Class is separated from Business class as well as Economy Class on board by room-high walls.
The first row of the Premium Economy Class has leg rests. Additionally, every seat is equipped with foot rests.
In Premium Economy Class you choose a 3 to 4-course-menue from a special menu card.
You have the same variety of programme choices in all three classes. However, the touchscreen in Premium Economy Class is clearly larger. Also, in Premium Economy Class we offer you additional eJournal Downloads for free.
No, in Premium Class special amenity kits are available.
Our headphones cancel out any outside noises, so you can tune out anytime.
In Premium Economy Class two pieces of luggage with a max. weight of 23 kg are included. The excess luggage fees are the same as in Economy Class.
Senators and HON Circle Members can check in up to 3 pieces of luggage with a max. weight of 23 kg for free. For all other passengers including Frequent Travellers the general baggage allowances of 2 x 23 kg applies.
No, there are no special check-in desks. Premium Economy Class passengers can pick from the same check-in options available for Economy Class passengers or according to their Miles & More status.
No. Fast Lane, Priority Baggage Handling and Priority Boarding are only available in Business Class, for Senators and HON Circle Members.
Yes, Premium Economy passengers can access the Austrian Business Lounges in Vienna for a fee of € 35. For HON Circle Members, Senators and Frequent Travellers access is free of charge.
Yes, lounge access can be purchased starting 47 hours before flight via Web Check-in. For the spontaneous, access can also be purchased directly at Vienna Airport at the Lounge Welcome Desk.
Yes. Economy passengers can already bid for a Premium Economy Class ticket starting 20th September 2017. Accordingly, Premium Economy passengers can already bid for a ticket in Business Class.
Yes, either at the ticket desk or directly before departure at the gates’ service centers.
Yes, all upgrade options are also available on board. Please refer after boarding to our flight personnel.
Yes, with Miles, eVouchers or PartnerPlusBenefit points an upgrade to Premium Economy Class is just as possible as directly to Business Class.
Upgrade from Economy Class to Premium Economy Class works the same way like the already existing upgrade with PartnerPlusBenefit points to Business Class.


When the Austrian sense for comfort meets flying, you are in for an amazing experience.

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