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Vienna International Airport: 11.4% increase in passengers during May 2010
 
 
Vienna International Airport handled a total of 1,788,516 passengers during May 2010, which represents an increase of 11.4% in comparison with May 2009.
 
Flight movements rose by 3.0%, maximum take-off weight (MTOW) by 14.5% and cargo by 32.1%. The number of transfer passengers was 11.9% higher in May 2010 than in the comparable month of the previous year.
 
Passenger traffic to Eastern Europe increased 14.5% over May 2009, while the number of passengers travelling to Western Europe rose by 10.7%. Traffic to the Middle East was 17.9% higher in May 2010.
 
From January to May 2010, the number of passengers rose by 4.3% over the comparable prior year period. This figure also includes the effects of the volcanic ash cloud, which disrupted air traffic during April.
 
 
Results in Detail
 
May 2010
Change in %
January to
May 2010
Change in %
Passengers:
1,788,516
+11.4
7,076,924
+4.3
Transfer passengers:
527,588
+11.9
2,113,506
+3.8
Maximum take-off weight (in tonnes):
723,477
+14.5
3,023,929
+5.6
Flight movements (arrival + departure):
21,928
+3.0
97,126
-0.8
Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking):
28,032
+32.1
123,919
+31.4

 
 
For additional information contact: Flughafen Wien AG Press Office
Peter Kleemann (+43-1-) 7007-23000
Clemens Schleinzer (+43-1-) 7007-22399
Birgit Fehsler (+43-1-) 7007-22254