[UPDATE] Austrian Airlines – Aircraft change Graz – Frankfurt

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Austrian Airlines OE-LWA arriving in Graz on January 1st 2017.

From January 2nd 2017 until January 5th 2017 Austrian Airlines changes the aircraft type on the GrazFrankfurt rotation from an Airbus A319 to one of their new Embraer ERJ-195.
For this purpose, the Vienna – Graz night connection, flight OS975, on January 1st 2017 was served with an Embraer ERJ-195 instead of the regularly used Bombardier Dash 8 Q400.
The registration of this Embraer was OE-LWA.

The first Embraer flight from Graz to Frankfurt will start on January 2nd 2017 at 06:05 a.m. with flight number OS251.
According to the current schedule, all 4 daily rotations between Graz and Frankfurt will be served with an Embraer ERJ-195 until January 5th 2017.

The change from the Airbus A319 to the Embraer ERJ-195 reduces the seat capacity from 138 seats in economy class to 8 business and 108 economy seats per flight.

From January 6th 2017 all 4 rotations will be served with the old Fokker 100 aircrafts for the rest of the winter flight plan.

The Fokker 100 has a seat capacity of 105 seats in economy class, which is also a reduction of 33 seats compared to the Airbus A319.

Update January 10th:
The planned aircraft change from Embraer ERJ-195 to Fokker 100 is still pending.
At the moment, Embraer jets are still serving the Graz – Frankfurt connection.
We will update this article if there are some news.

Text & Pictures: Kurt Trattner

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