National carrier Air India today launched its direct non-stop operations between Delhi and the Music City of Vienna, capital of Austria with the Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft. Air India is offering attractive promotional fares on this route in both directions.
The non-stop service on the Delhi-Vienna-Delhi sector will operate three days a week on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Flight AI-153 will leave Delhi at 1405 hrs to arrive in Vienna at a convenient time of 1845 hrs. The return flight will leave Vienna at 2245 hrs as AI-154 and reach Delhi at 0925 hrs the next morning.
Nestled along the banks of river Danube, the spectacular natural splendor sets Vienna apart. Its artistic and intellectual legacy was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. The city is renowned for its imperial palaces, forts, museums and operas. Rich in architectural ensembles, including Baroque castles, grand buildings, monuments and parks, Vienna has been consistently ranked high amongst the world’s most livable cities for its Quality of Living. The most important business sectors are trade, scientific and technological services, real estate, manufacturing and tourism. Over 6.5 million tourists visited Vienna in 2015.
This direct flight will meet a long-standing need of Indians in Austria and neighbouring European cities as well as of locals visiting the Indian sub-continent.