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  1. AUA under pressure as pilots quit

    » Business 2012-05-30

    The number of pilots and stewardesses leaving Austrian Airlines (AUA) because of the upcoming pay cuts is on the rise.

  2. Pay cuts scare off AUA pilots

    » Business 2012-05-29

    Dozens of pilots have left Austrian Airlines (AUA) in the past weeks, according to the loss-making carrier’s works committee.

  3. Austrian skiers create overnight stay record

    » Business 2012-05-29

    The number of winter season overnight stays by Austrians has reached a new record.

  4. Pecik defends TA engagement

    » Business 2012-05-24

    Telekom Austria (TA) investor Ronny Pecik has declared himself a team player.

  5. FW turnover takes off

    » Business 2012-05-24

    Austria’s biggest airport has managed to increase its profit.

  6. Küng tackles Schüller group

    » General News 2012-05-24

    Another top-tier representative of the Austrian Church has warned the Preachers’ Initiative from consequences.

  7. AUA rules out Whitsun travel chaos

    » Business 2012-05-23

    The current conflict with the works committee does not negatively affect Austrian Airlines’ (AUA) booking figures, according to a spokesman.

  8. Weak start for RWR Card

    » Business 2012-05-23

    People’s Party (ÖVP) Economy Minister Reinhold Mitterlehner has admitted difficulties in introducing the Red White Red Card (RWR Card, Rot-Weiß-Rot Card).

  9. Austrians concerned about EU unemployment

    » Business 2012-05-18

    Joblessness is what worries Austrians the most, a poll regarding European issues shows.

  10. Economy evades recession

    » Business 2012-05-17

    The Austrian economy keeps recovering, according to the Institute for Economic Research (WIFO).

  11. Petrol traders plan legal action

    » Business 2012-05-17

    The domestic mineral oil industry plans to sue the government about plans to set up a tool regulating fuel prices.

  12. Post AG turnover up by six per cent

    » Business 2012-05-17

    Austrian postal services company Post AG has managed to increase its turnover and earnings.

  13. Lauda disapproves cutbacks

    » Business 2012-05-15

    Niki Lauda has warned from making savings at FlyNiki to the expense of customers.

  14. Sickness surge causes AUA cancellations

    » Business 2012-05-15

    Passengers are finally feeling the full impact of the emerging labour conflict at Austrian Airlines (AUA).

  15. Schieder wants technology offensive

    » General News 2012-05-15

    Finance Secretary Andreas Schieder has appealed on politicians and businesspeople to ensure that Europeans benefit from technologic developments.

  16. BA almost takes €400mn profit hurdle

    » Business 2012-05-11

    Bank Austria (BA) has achieved a profit of almost 400 million Euros in the first quarter of 2012.

  17. AUA shrugs off flight chaos concerns

    » Business 2012-05-11

    Austrian Airlines (AUA) is determined to cover possible staff shortages.

  18. Turmöl sales soar

    » Business 2012-05-11

    Austria’s main discount petrol station network earned more in the first three months of this year thanks to the current developments on the energy products sector.

  19. AMS reports rise in joblessness

    » Business 2012-05-02

    Unemployment in Austria is increasing, new figures show.

  20. No end to AUA argument

    » Business 2012-05-02

    Austrian Airlines (AUA) keep up the fight against the executive board’s plans to cut their incomes.

  21. Strabag turnover soars thanks to EE

    » Business 2012-05-01

    Two of Austria’s leading construction companies had good and bad news for shareholders in the past few days.

  22. UNIQA prepares capital increase

    » Business 2012-05-01

    UNIQA Versicherungen AG (UNIQA) boss Andreas Brandstetter announced plans for a capital increase.

  23. ÖBB ticket prices could climb

    » Business 2012-04-27

    Federal Railways (ÖBB) tickets could be more expensive later this year.

  24. Vienna University to charge students again

    » Education 2012-04-27

    Legal wrangles between students and Vienna University are possible as Austria’s biggest higher education institution decided to reintroduce tuition fees.

  25. Pfeiffer Group invests in Zielpunkt

    » Business 2012-04-27

    An Upper Austrian food industry company has purchased a Zielpunkt stake of nearly 25 per cent.

  26. ÖVAG and BAWAG 'will not merge'

    » Business 2012-04-26

    FIMBAG boss Klaus Liebscher has admitted uncertainties regarding whether the state will ever again see any of its Volksbank AG (ÖVAG) participation capital.

  27. AUA turnaround unlikely despite austerity accord

    » Business 2012-04-26

    Austrian Airlines (AUA) is not expected to make it into the black this year despite the recent agreement between bosses and works council chiefs.

  28. AUA works committee accepts cutbacks

    » Business 2012-04-25

    The works council of Austrian Airlines (AUA) has given the all-clear to planned wage cuts.

  29. Sberbank set to spend €300mn

    » Business 2012-04-25

    The new owner of Volksbank International (VBI) has revealed plans to invest hundreds of millions of Euros.

  30. Makeover for VIA terminals

    » Business 2012-04-25

    The terminals of Vienna International Airport (VIA or VIE) will be renovated or rebuilt, according to Flughafen Wien AG (FW).

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Poacher in Vienna shoots five deer with bow and arrow
A poacher is suspected to have killed five animals in Vienna using a bow and arrow, a hunting weapon that is forbidden throughout Austria.

Czech firm in the proverbial over dung parcel terror alert in Austria
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Model helicopter chops up owner
Austrian model aircraft enthusiast Uwe E., 50, is in intensive care after he tried to catch his expensive model helicopter when it suddenly dropped out of the sky in the town of Krenglbach in Upper Austria, and he was badly chopped up by the rotor blades.

ORF Watch To Probe State Broadcaster
Nine Austrian journalists, including the author of this article which is one of many published on my Tagebuch (diary), have got together to create a new website www.ORF-Watch.at.

Julius Meinl expands to UK
Austria's prestigious coffee brand Julius Meinl is launching its famous product in the UK, with the hope of challenging the British culture of taking coffee to go.

Indestructible Armoured Police Tank Damaged By Eggs And Tennis Balls
An Austrian manufacturer of a high-tech anti-riot water cannon costing almost 1 million EUR is facing some tough questions after one of the vehicles was badly damaged during a demonstration that involved eggs and tennis balls.

Wiener Linien grinds to a temporary halt Wednesday morning
Vienna's public transport will grind to a halt between 4 am and 6.30am on Wednesday morning as unions hold an emergency meetings to discuss the safety of Wiener Linien staff.

 


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