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Vienna International Airport: 12.8% decline in passengers for May 2009
 
The number of passengers handled at Vienna International Airport during May 2009 fell by 12.8% year-on-year to 1,605,378. After strong growth in the previous year, the passenger volume in May 2009 fell slightly below the level recorded in the comparable month of 2007.
 
Flight movements fell by 9.2% in May 2009, while maximum take-off weight (MTOW) declined by 8.0% and cargo by 2.8%. The number of local passengers decreased 12.5% to 1,128,832.
 
In comparison with May 2008, the number of passengers (scheduled and charter traffic) travelling to Eastern Europe fell by 17.3% and traffic to the Middle East increased by 3.6%.
 
Results in Detail
 
May 2009
Change in %
January to
May 2009
Change in %
Passengers:
1,605,378
-12.8
6,782,964
-13.2
Transfer passengers:
471,336
-13.9
2,036,094
-14.1
Maximum take-off weight (in tonnes):
632,062
-8.0
2,864,084
-9.4
Flight movements (arrival + departure):
21,286
-9.2
97,884
-10.6
Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking):
21,214
-2.8
94,277
-15.3