Putin ‘to visit Austria next month’


Russian Premier Minister Vladimir Putin will visit Vienna next month, according to a newspaper report.Vienna daily Heute reported today (Weds) that Putin, who has a black belt, would attend the Judo World Championships – set to take place in the Austrian capital between 22 and 25 April – on 24 April.The newspaper also claimed that […]

No state money for AUA’s Vienna – Linz service


By Thomas HochwarterUpper Austrian governor Josef Pühringer has rejected Austrian Airlines’ (AUA) appeal for financial support for its Vienna – Linz route.The People’ Party (ÖVP) governor today (Weds) confirmed reports claiming the struggling airline had contacted the government to discuss subsidies.”Financial support by the state of Upper Austria is out of the question,” Pühringer  said.The […]