Formula 1 stars including Lewis Hamilton and other celebrities in Vienna as Lauda's body lay in state at St Stephen's Cathedral.
Austrian airline Laudamotion is to launch a direct service between Edinburgh and Vienna in the autumn.
The airline, which operates as Lauda, will fly between the cities three times a week from 27 October to 26 March.
The service will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays using an Airbus A320.
Laudamotion was founded by Formula 1 racing legend Niki Lauda but became a fully-owned subsidiary of Ryanair in January.
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