9% increase in passengers during June
January to June: excellent growth in traffic to the east with +20% in passengers
Vienna International Airport continued its excellent development during June with a 9% increase in passengers over the comparable month of the previous year to a total of 1,717,309. The number of transfer passengers rose by 5.5%. Flight movements increased 5.1% and maximum take-off weight (MTOW) 6.9%, while cargo volume grew by 8.0%.
The positive trend in passenger traffic (scheduled + charter flights) to Eastern Europe and the Near East continued throughout the first six months of 2007. In comparison to the first half of the previous year, Eastern Europe recorded a plus of 20.0% in the number of passengers and the Near East a plus of 16.8%.
During the first six months of 2007, the number of passengers handled by Vienna International Airport rose by 8.9% to 8,562,570 and transfers increased 8.2%. Growth was also recorded in maximum take-off weight with +5.5%, flight movements with +4.8% and cargo turnover with +1.2%.
Results in Detail
Maximum take off weight (in tonnes):
Flight movements (arrival + departure):
Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking):
For additional information contact:
Group Communications Flughafen Wien AG:
Michael Kochwalter (+43-1-) 7007-22300
Brigitta Pongratz (+43-1-) 7007-22399
Birgit Fehsler (+43-1-) 7007-22254
Elisabeth Kern (+43-1-) 7007-23000