Austria's government and Lufthansa-owned carrier Austrian Airlines on Tuesday reached agreement on loans for the airline and to keep Vienna airport as a long-haul hub, a major step forward in the rescue negotiations, daily Kurier said.
Merck & Co Inc, which
has largely kept to the sidelines of the race for COVID-19
treatments, said it was buying Austrian vaccine maker Themis
Bioscience and would collaborate with research nonprofit IAVI to
develop two separate vaccines.
Merck & Co Inc , which has largely kept to the sidelines of the race for COVID-19 treatments, said it was buying Austrian vaccine maker Themis Bioscience and would collaborate with research nonprofit IAVI to develop two separate vaccines.
Austria President Alexander Van der Bellen says he’s “sorry” for breaking pandemic-related rules by staying at a restaurant past curfew. The leader came under fire after he was spotted at an Italian restaurant in Vienna after midnight Saturday — despite eateries being required to close at 11 p.m. as part of measures to ease lockdowns,...
Ryanair's Austrian airline Lauda on Friday said it would shut down its main Vienna base on May 29 with the loss of more than 300 jobs in Austria after it did not manage to agree new labour contracts with the union.
Austria plans a hefty expansion of its coronavirus testing just to screen hotel staff, in the hope of luring Germans and other tourists this summer and banishing the uncomfortable memory of a massive outbreak at a fashionable ski resort.
Austria insists that the European Union's emergency aid for coronavirus-hit member states should be based on repayable loans not grants, Austrian daily Die Presse said on Tuesday, citing the Chancellery.
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