Lauda (laudamotion) starts flights to Lappeenranta

New route between Lappeenranta and Vienna will open in spring 2020

Austria’s number one low cost airline, Lauda, will open new route between Lappeenranta and Vienna in spring 2020. Airline is named after its finder Niki Lauda and is 100% owned by Ryanair. New route will be launched at the end of March 2020 and will operate twice a week.

During next summer season Ryanair flies to Lappeenranta also from Milan Bergamo, Berlin and Budapest twice weekly and from Athens and Thessaloniki once a week.

We are delighted to open this new direct route from beautiful Austria to Lake Saimaa, the jewel of Finnish Lakeland. Vienna has been on top of our customers’ wish list routes, said Eija Joro, CEO for Lappeenranta Airport.
− We believe that Lake Saimaa, Europe’s 4th largest lake district, has a lot to offer for travelers from Austria. Clean nature, thousands of lakes and islands with countless cottages and beach saunas and pittoresque cities around Finnish Lakeland will offer an experience to live like a local. Now all this will be very easy and affordable to reach by a new flight connection. Lappeenranta Airport is located only two kilometers from Lake Saimaa and Lappeenranta City. It could not get much easier to start a holiday without crowds.

Vienna is also on top of the most beautiful capitals in Europe and very popular destination among Finnish and Russian travelers.

– We believe this route will be very popular and we warmly welcome Lauda to Lappeenranta Airport

– The unique location of Lappeenranta Airport, only two hours from St. Petersburg, offers customers easy option to combine visit to this great metropolis to their holiday at Lake Saimaa, said Eija Joro.

To celebrate this new route, Lauda offers an unbeatable deal - €19.99 (one-way) from Lappeenranta to Vienna. Customers can find and book the entire Lauda flight offer on or via Lauda app for iOS and Android.

– Our routes work because we have the right offer for price-sensitive customers. We are proud to offer our passengers a new non-stop service from Lappeenranta to Vienna. With our new City Shuttle routes, we will increase our destination network, said Andreas Gruber, CEO Lauda.