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Vienna International Airport: 14.5% passenger growth in January - Further increase in traffic to Eastern Europe with a plus of 29.1%

The sound development of traffic that was recorded throughout 2007 continued into January 2008. The number of passengers rose by 14.5% year-on-year to a total of 1,314,531. Flight movements increased 11.6%, maximum take-off weight grew by 14.5% and cargo was 9.4% higher. The number of local passengers equalled 891,732, which represents an increase of 23.8%.

The positive trend in traffic to Eastern Europe and the Middle East also continued during January. In comparison with January of the previous year, the number of passengers travelling to Eastern Europe and the Middle East rose by 29.1% and 15.4%, respectively.



The Results in Detail

January 2008

Change vs. 2007 in % 




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For additional information contact: Corporate Communications at Flughafen Wien AG

Michael Kochwalter (+43-1-) 7007-22300
Mag. Brigitta Pongratz (+43-1-) 7007-22399
Birgit Fehsler (+43-1-) 7007-22254
Mag. Elisabeth Kern (+43-1-) 7007-23000