FDH and AUA cast shadows over FW boom


Austria’s biggest aerodrome is prospering despite a loss-making investment in Germany. Flughafen Wien AG (FW), which manages Vienna International Airport (VIA or VIE) announced yesterday (Thurs) it managed to increase its net profit by 13.7 per cent to 43.3 million Euros from the first half of last year to the same time span of 2011. […]

Traffic lights noise system at Vienna pubs


A traffic light warning device propping up a controversial noise-reduction law has gone into operation outside bars and restaurants in Vienna.Flashing red when revellers get too noisy, Social Democratic (SPÖ) councillor and the party’s Innere Stadt district vice chief Daniela Stepp said they hoped the “WUFI” project will lead to a decrease in conflicts between […]

Brit triathlete gives chase to campsite car thieves

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Would-be car thieves did a runner when the triathlon athlete owner was woken by the noise they made.Police in Schönbühel, Lower Austria, said today (Tues) they were investigating after Saturday night’s incident in which an unidentified trio stole car keys and mobile phones from the British couple sleeping in a tent at a local camping […]