The service to the Austrian capital, be operated with Fokker 70 / 100 aircraft with a flight time of around two-and-a-half hours and return fares from £169. The flight will leave Manchester at 1:10pm daily, arriving in Vienna at 4:30pm.
The new Manchester service will complement Austrian Airlines existing 28 weekly flights to and from London Heathrow.
Christian Schindler, the Lufthansa Group regional director for the UK, Ireland & Iceland, said: "The addition of the Vienna flight to the Lufthansa Group offering confirms the importance of Manchester and our North West passengers. As well as being the key Austrian business location, Vienna is an international congress and conference venue and continues to be ranked as the city with the best quality of life. Austrian Airlines new service will also offer the best possible transfer connections to the federal provinces of Austria as well as to Central and Eastern Europe."
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