Published on Friday, September 23, 2016

Shortest international flight to be launched by Austrian airline



A little-known Austrian airline is launching what is believed to be the shortest international flight.

The flight will cover just 13 miles and is expected to take only eight minutes.

People's Viennaline, which was founded in 2010 and flies to just four destinations, will fly from Friedrichshafen in Germany, to St Gallen-Altenrhein in Switzerland.

The two cities are separated by Lake Constance so although they are only 13 miles apart as the crow flights, the journey by land is about 40 miles, said the Telegraph.

The twice daily service will launch on November 2.



Your Comments

, be the first to post a comment.
Your email:






Email other comments made to this story
Code Request a new picture 5 characters



NOTE: Comments are subject to admin approval before being posted.
  • Only just shorter than Karpathos to Kassos

    Out of interest I thought I'd check Greek island flight Karpathos to Kassos distance to compare. The reported one is one only slightly shorter if accurate distance. 13 miles is 20.92km. Karpathos to Kassos flight is 13.32 miles, 21.43 km.

    By Sylvia Cook, Friday, September 23, 2016

Mole Poll
'Princess Cruises pollution whistleblower gets million-dollar reward' - Did he deserve it ?
YES 77.08 %
NO 22.92 %

Thank you for your vote




Move scroll bar (above) left to right for more videos!

UPCOMING EVENTS
Sponsored features

Bahia Othon Palace Hotel in Salvador, Brazil



With 278 rooms offering spectacular full or partial ocean views, this member of the WorldHotels First Class Collection is just a short drive from Salvador's UNESCO-listed Old Town

For more info,
Click Here

\m