Austrian Airlines is Austria’s largest airline as well as flag carrier of Austria and is assumed to be a low cost air carrier. It is headquartered in the grounds of Vienna International Airport in Schwechat. It was established as Österreichische Luftverkehrs AG through the merger of Air Austria and Austrian Airways and began operations on 30 September 1957. The domestic service by this airline was launched on 1 May 1963 and it began transatlantic services on 1 April 1969 with a Vienna via Brussels to New York service in co-operation with Sabena. The first Jet Airliner, “Sud Aviation Caravelle” was ordered by Austrian Airlines on 18 February 1963 and this Jet Airliner started to operate from 1973. Austrian Airlines started to standardize its fleet in a short period of time in favor of 9 Douglas DC-9-32. These Douglas serve for many years on short and medium-haul flights. In year 1977, it became the first Customer for the DC-9-80 (or McDonnell Douglas MD-80) along with Swissair.
Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain, after Madrid. The foundation of this place is directly related to the world-famous mythological legend of Hercules. The land is a brilliant mishmash of jaw-dropping architecture, rich culture, lush scenery and an exuberant environment. Barcelona is basically adored for its Mediterranean climate which brings mild, humid winters and warm, dry summers.
The architecture of Barcelona depicts a unique style of its own, merging Gothis style, Spanish and the likes. Constructions like historic buildings, cathedrals, art galleries and religious buildings date back to roman and medieval periods. The land is a treasure of many sights which are claimed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, and they are- Park Guell, Palau Guell, Casa Mila, Casa Vicens, Casa Batllo, Palau de la Musica Catalana, Hospital de Sant Pau and many more. There are many historical buildings and monuments like Church of Santa Maria del Mar, Gothic Church of Santa Pau del Pi and Church of Sant Pau del Camp, which give a rich insight of history and a peek into ancient ages.
Barcelona is quite famous for its lively and indulgent nightlife, you can enjoy the nights in many dance clubs, bars, discos etc. Some famous and most crowded clubs are- Rubi Bar, Ultramarinos Bar, El Bosc de les Fades, Hook, Arena, Jazz S'Club/Cafe, Hard Rock Cafe, La Pedrera de Nit, Cocktail Bar Boadas and many more. With sophisticated interior, smoky ambiance, thrilling music system and with all types of drinks available these bars and bars make each night worth live for. If you do not know, then it would be a surprise to learn that Barcelona is hugely popular shopper's paradise. People dream of shopping here. Famous places where you can make big bargains are- Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, Papabubble, Vom FASS Barcelona, Alexis Fasoli, Mercat Santa Caterina, Vincon and many more.
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