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The number of passengers handled at Vienna International Airport during March 2009 fell by 15.6% year-on-year to 1,368,380. Following strong growth in the previous year, the passenger volume for the first quarter of 2009 returned to the level recorded in the first quarter of 2007.
 

Flight movements fell by 9.4% in March 2009, while maximum take-off weight (MTOW) declined by 10.4% and cargo by 16.1%. The number of local passengers decreased 16.0% to 955,956 .

 
In comparison with March 2008, the number of passengers (scheduled and charter traffic) travelling to Eastern Europe fell by 19.1% and traffic to the Middle East declined by 6.4%.
 
Results in Detail
 
March
2009
Change in %
January to
March 2009
Change in %
Passengers:
1,368,380
-15.6
3,660,091
-14.8
Transfer passengers:
408,996
-14.9
1,116,500
-15.1
Maximum take-off weight (in tonnes):
577,604
-10.4
1,643,920
-10.2
Flight movements (arrival + departure):
19,988
-9.4
56,820
-10.4
Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking):
20,474
-16.1
54,220
-19.1

 
 
For additional information contact:
 
Corporate Communications Flughafen Wien AG
 
Peter Kleemann (+43-1-) 7007-23000
 
Birgit Fehsler (+43-1-) 7007-22254