AUSTRIA, VIENNALufthansa Group subsidiary Austrian Airlines ended Airbus A319-100 operations as of January 1st, 2022. All seven older generation single-aisle jets will be transferred to another Group carrier Lufthansa CityLine.

The A319 with registration OE-LDE (MSN 2494) was the last A319 to fly for Austrian Airlines. On January 1, it flew from Tirana to Vienna and has remained parked at the Vienna International Airport since then.

Another A319 jet registered OE-LDD (MSN 2416), was withdrawn from the service at the end of November 2021 and has been undergoing pre-redelivery maintenance at Bratislava airport since December 21, 2021.

The remaining five Airbus A319s were retired during the course of 2021 and have already been registered by Lufthansa CityLine, and waiting to begin to serve under the colors of their new owner.