Recently announced relaxed China's anti-coronavirus regulations have reduced local government-mandated quarantine periods, making it easier to travel in and out of China. Thus, “red-white-red” the airline increased the frequency of flights to Shanghai ahead of schedule. Initially, this was planned to be implemented in the summer flight schedule of 2023.
So, starting in January, Austrian Airlines will operate flights on the Vienna — Shanghai on Mondays and Fridays, and return from Shanghai to Vienna on Wednesdays and Mondays. The line will operate the largest aircraft in the Austrian fleet. Boeing 777. Late evening departure from China with an early arrival in Vienna at 04:45 provides passengers with an ideal opportunity to travel further across Europe via the Austrian route network.