Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology

Austrian Council presidency

Following its presidencies in 1998 and 2006, Austria will assume its third presidency of the Council of the European Union on 1 July 2018. The Council presidency constitutes a particular European task for Austria, both concerning the organisation as well as the political programme. You are of course welcomed for more information at the official website:

Research and Innovation in the Aviation Sector - Icing as a Strategic Niche

Icing Strategy for the Austrian Aviation Sector 2030+

European aircraft and component manufacturers, service providers and research institutions have extensive expertise in the feld of aircraft ice protection. Ground and aircraft de-icing technologies increase fight safety in icing conditions and safeguard the operability of aircraft under the most adverse weather conditions. Diferent technologies are used on the ground or on the aircraft to remove or prevent ice build-up on aircraft structures. However, various gaps can also be identifed, especially as regards the availability of key icing facilities in Europe.

Toll sticker 2018

The colour of the toll sticker (vignette) for 2018 is raspberry red. Since the motorway toll sticker was first introduced in Austria in 1997 there have been seventeen different colours.

The new sticker is valid from 1 December 2017 to 31 January 2019 and it is obtainable from 6000 sales outlets inside and outside the country, for example at Austria's automobile clubs, the ÖAMTC and ARBÖ. Starting in 2018 the ASFINAG is offering the Digital Vignette to car and motorcycle owners. Like the traditional toll sticker, it is valid from 1 December 2017 and there will be a ten-day, two-month and yearly Digital Vignette with no cost difference either. Further informations on the Website of the ASFINAG: Toll sticker

type of vehiclesperiod of one yearperiod of 2 monthsperiod of 10 days
motorbikes34,70 Euro13,10 Euro5,20 Euro
cars up to 3,5 tons87,30 Euro26,20 Euro9 Euro

Date: 09.12.2014