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DriveNow Increases Operation Area in Vienna

Car-Sharing platform DriveNow has increased its area of operation in Vienna as of the beginning of July, as the districts Floridsdorf, Döbling, Währing, Hernals, Penzing, Hietzing, Favoriten and Donaustadt have been added.

July 1, 2015

Austria's Main Port Remains Port of Koper at the Adriatic Sea

Slovenia's sole maritime port remains the leading port for Austria as well, according to data from the specialised Austrian paper Verker. The Koper port commanded an estimated 30% of Austria's market in 2014. Port operator Luka Koper transshipped 5.95m tonnes of Austrian merchandise last year, up by 5.6% from the year before, according to Verker data carried on the Luka Koper website.

June 24, 2015

Vienna Airport Supervisory Board Extends Management Contracts Until 2021

Listed Vienna airport operator reappoints Julian Jäger and Günther Ofner to the Management Board of Flughafen Wien AG.

June 23, 2015

Voestalpine Lands EUR 60 Million Deal with Aviation Industry

Böhler, a subsidiary of Upper Austrian steel group voestalpine, has been awarded a EUR 60 million (USD 67.6 million) deal in France by an aviation industry company, during the aviation trade fair Le Bourget.

June 18, 2015

500 Austrian Post Employees Switched to Ministerial Jobs since 2009

Listed postal firm Austrian Post AG saw 500 employees to date move to positions in the ministries under the scheme launched in 2009.

June 11, 2015

AUA Again Carried Less Passengers in May

Austrian Airlines (AUA) carried 998,000 passengers in May 2015, which was by 4.7 percent less y/y. Meanwhile parent company Lufthansa increased the passenger number by 5 percent to 7.49 million. AUA’s associated company Swiss also increased the number of handled passengers by 5 percent to 1.54 million, air traffic statistics indicate.

June 10, 2015

Hödlmayr Raises Sales to EUR 220 Million

Upper-Austrian vehicle logistics company Hödlmayr International AG with headquarters in Schwertberg generated sales of about EUR 220 million (USD 248 million) in 2014 (EUR 196 million in 2013). Development on international markets contributed most to this growth.

June 9, 2015

Logistics Companies Optimistic about the Future

The Austrian logistics branch is looking into the future with optimism. After the economic collapse in 2008 and the following years, since 2012 the situation has been improving. This has been observed also by the labour office (AMS) in form of growing demand.

June 8, 2015

Gebrüder Weiss Expand Facility in Dubai

The joint-venture of logistics companies Gebrüder Weiss (Austria) and Röhlig Logistics (Germany), the firm Weiss-Röhlig, is building a new logistic terminal in the Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai Emirate. This allows the transport firms to expand the existing full-service facility.

June 8, 2015

Austrian Airlines Gets 17 Planes from Lufthansa

The supervisory board of Austrian Airlines (AUA) has approved the purchase of 17 regional flight planes of the Embraer 195 type. The jets have a list price of nearly USD 900 million. The Embraer jets come from Lufthansa CityLine, so they are sold within the group.

June 3, 2015