Austrian national library puts 600,000 books online


The project “Austrian Books Online” is a public-private partnership of the Austrian National Library (ÖNB) and Google. 100,000 books without copyright have been digitalised since 2010. The books can now be downloaded, read online and searched free of charge with the help of the online catalogue of the ÖNB. Director General Johanna Rachinger called it […]

BZÖ chief denies Stronach alliance


Alliance for the Future of Austria (BZÖ) boss Josef Bucher has dismissed claims that he plans a political partnership with Frank Stronach. Newspapers have speculated that the wealthy businessman – who founded car parts manufacturer Magna International in the 1950s – could subsidise the BZÖ after he spoke about plans to invest “several million Euros […]

FlyNiki aims partnership with Emirates


Austrian low-cost carrier FlyNiki is considering a cooperation with Emirates, it has emerged.Asked to comment on reports in the Austrian media that his airline wants to team up with the Dubai-based aviation giant, FlyNiki CEO Niki Lauda said today (Thurs): “I’m open towards all sides and options – including Emirates.”Business newspapers have it that the […]