Austrian Airlines (OS, Vienna) will induct its first new generation narrowbody jets later this summer as part of its fleet renewal plan.

In a statement, the Lufthansa Group subsidiary said it would add four A320-200Ns between August 2022 and Spring 2023 to replace an unspecified number of outgoing, older A320-200s. The incoming A320neo will be deployed on continental European flights initially to London Heathrow, Amsterdam Schiphol, and Frankfurt Int'l.

When contacted by ch-aviation, Austrian declined to add any further comment.

According to the ch-aviation fleets advanced module, Austrian has a fleet of twenty-nine A320ceo of which 19 are currently active alongside three A321-200s and three A321-100s. It ended A319-100s operations on January 1. The A320s are around 17 years of age on average and are all owned by the airline with the exception of five which are leased from Aviation Capital Group (four) and GECAS (one).