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.
Here comes the magic land of love and romance; beauty and grandness initiate from here. Located on the north-bending arc of the river Seine, Paris is the capital and largest city of France. The city lies in northern France, at the heart of lle-de-France region. The land is characterized by Western European Oceanic climate. Overall the climate of Paris is mild and wet. The architecture of Paris is mostly of contemporary age, mid-19th century urban re-development. Tagged as a masterpiece, Grande Pyramide is the 21m-high glass pyramid that serves as the main entrance to the Louvre. The model was designed by Chinese-born American architect IM Pei. Another model is Église du Dôme; is one of the fantastic religious edifices built during the rule of Louis XIV. The art piece has a glimmering golden dome. In its center, there are located 6 coffins which are fitted into one another. Other beauteous contemporary art pieces are Immeuble des Bons Enfants, Les Orgues de Flandre and Pavillon de l’Arsenal.
Paris houses some of the world's best museums. Encased in wonderful mid-17th century Hotel Sale, Musee Picasso is a great museum which showcases art collections. Musee de la Defense displays a storehouse of skillful drawings, architectural plans and other scale models that are dating from 17th century. Other magnificent museums which provide the visitors broad glimpses into city's ancient and historic eras are Musee d'Art et d'Histoire, Memorial de la Shoah, Musee Jean Moulin and Grande Galerie de I'Evolution. City has no less number of historic monuments that bespeak the city's demolitions and re-births. Conciergerie is 14th century main prison during the Reign of Teror. Flame of Liberty Memorial is a bronze sculpture of 19th century. Rest bewitching constructions are Sorbonne, Memorial des Martyrs de la Deportation, Tours de Notre Dame and Bourse de Commerce.
Paris is famous all over the world for its sights and attractions. Eiffel Tower, Musee du Louvre, Musee d'Orsay, Basilique du Sacre-Coeur and Cathedrale de Notre Dame de Paris. Already displayed by Hollywood movies, Paris is a city of love and romance with an amazing nightlife, that can make anyone fall in love. City abounds in Bar, Live Music centres, Cafes, Pubs, Cocktail Bars and Clubs.
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