Traffic results

 


10.03.2006 | IR-Traffic results

10.03.2006: February brings growth of 9.8 % in passengers and 19.7 % in cargo


Vienna International Airport recorded excellent development in February, even though this is generally one of the weakest traffic months in the year. The number of passengers rose 9.8% over February 2005 to a total of 1,041,113. In contrast, flight movements increased by only 3.7% and maximum take-off weight (MTOW) grew 5.1%. Cargo reported strong development with a plus of 19.7%. The increase of 14.2% in the number of transfer passengers underscores the importance of Vienna as an international hub.

 

A ranking of scheduled traffic by region was led by the Far East with +26.3% followed by the Near East with +22.4%. Traffic to North America also rose by a strong 17.9%.

 

Over the first two months of 2006 the number of passengers increased 9.9% to 2,124,113, while transfers rose 14.5%. Maximum take-off weight (MTOW) increased 4.5%, flight movements rose 3.5% and cargo volume grew 20.4%.

Passengers:

1,041,113

+9.8

2,124,113

+9.9

Transfer passengers:

355,350

+14.2

748,430

+14.5

Maximum take-off weight
(in tonnes):

467,274

+5.1

968,064

+4.5

Flight movements (arrival + departure):

16,859

+3.7

34,784

+3.5

Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking):

19,345

+19.7

38,235

+20.4


 

 

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