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Austrian Airlines Premium Economy Class – Review & Experience


Extra comfortable seats, better food, power sockets, and much more! See what the New Austrian Airlines Premium Economy Class offers on a long haul flight to  New York

Are Austrian Airlines premium economy seats worth it?

Yes, definitely! Benefits include wider seats and more legroom, prioritized check-in and boarding, plus premium meals, services, and an amenities kit. Austrian Airlines Premium economy offers more Comfort Services than economy class and is typically much cheaper than business or first class

What does Austrian Airlines’ Premium Economy include?

Austrian Airlines’ premium economy includes around 5-7 inches of extra legroom, wider seats, and more space to recline. A separate food menu and enhanced entertainment is be included with premium economy.


Here is my review and personal experience of the Austrian Airlines Premium Economy Flight from Vienna to New York


Being invited to a Flight to New York and experiencing the new seats and countless amenities in this new travel class of Austrian Airlines is excitement itself – even more exciting was the possibility to discover the countless benefits you can enjoy when flying Premium Economy Class.

I share the details of my new travel experience with the Austrian Airlines Premium Economy Class here…….!

The Centerpiece – The comfortable seat

The centerpiece of the new Premium Economy Class is the comfortable seat – broader seat surface and generous spacing – yes, it is extremely comfortable … I had the chance to feel it myself! Footrests allow you to make yourself comfortable…. you will find a central armrest in the middle and a huge fold-out table and a cocktail table …. the 12” screens do invite you to enjoy the entertainment program ….  And the backrest …. it can be put back a lot more than in economy and yes – falling asleep works easily!


`Technical Comfort´

Nowadays we all have our `technical requirements´ – we do need to charge different gadgets and need various plug ins for that – good news – everything one can desire can be found in Austrian Airlines new Premium Economy Class……. not only will does the seat offer extra working space for those who need it – an extra plug in and a USB port will make it easy for you to relax and charge …. whatever you need to!



The Amenity Kit 

Making yourself comfortable yet staying stylish…… yes, it is possible with the lovely Austrian Style amenity kit that is offered to you as a Premium Economy passenger – starting with the mandatory tooth brushing kit to the – of course – red ear plugs, the red sleeping mask over to the cozy and super stylish red socks – just lean back and enjoy your trip!



Culinary Delights

A water bottle waiting for you on your seat


Welcome Drink

A welcome drink waiting for you is served with the smile of one of the lovely crew members ….


Three to four-course menu with a choice of three main dishes.

Of course, you will find that in the Premium Economy Class …. There is still a surprise waiting for you…. have a look at the menu and choose from three delicious courses … served on a large tray in china porcelain … enjoy luxury and the culinary delights!




Noise Cancelling Headsets

be even more relaxed – enjoy the noise-canceling headsets and feel like flying business class – you won´t have a better one there!


Exciting On-Board entertainment Program

Our onboard entertainment consists of 350 hours of the best video and audio programming on a twelve-inch touch screen,


An extra Piece of free Luggage

Planning a long trip may be challenging in terms of packing everything you need for a trip that lasts 2 weeks or even much longer …. one piece and 23 kg is somehow a challenge – well, not from now on – booking your seat in the Premium Economy Class allows you to take a second free 23 kg piece of luggage with you …. enjoy packing without pressure ….  and …. even more, important for some of us …. enjoy shopping on your trip …. no more need to worry about limitations on your flight – thanks to the new travel class of Austrian Airlines – the Premium Economy Class ……!


Learn more About the Austrian Airlines Premium Economy Class (including Seatmap)


What is the difference between Economy Class and Premium Economy Class?

The biggest difference between economy and premium economy is the seat distance to the vehicle in front. This has consistently increased by 10 – 15 cm in all airlines and is around 95 cm in this “intermediate class”.



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