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Vienna International Airport: volcanic ash cloud triggers 8.0% decline in passengers during April 2010
 
Forecasts for 2010 remain intact with 3% growth in passenger traffic
 
The effects of the volcanic ash cloud on air traffic, in general, and on Vienna International Airport, in particular, led to a year-on-year decline of 8.0% in the number of passengers handled to 1,396,357 in April 2010. The number of passengers rose by 2.1% year-on-year during the period from January to April 2010.
 
Flight movements fell by 7.1%. In April 2010 maximum take-off weight (MTOW) rose by 1.9% and cargo by 35.3% over the comparable prior year period.
 
Traffic forecasts by Flughafen Wien AG for 2010 remain intact with growth of 3% in the number of passengers, 6.0% in maximum take-off weight (MTOW) and 1.0% in flight movements.
 
The closing of air space across Europe and in Austria was responsible for a 7.5% decline in the number of local passengers at Vienna International Airport to 984,758 in April 2010. Transfer traffic was 8.7% lower than in April 2009. Passenger traffic to Eastern Europe declined 4.3% in comparison with April 2009. The number of passenger travelling to Western Europe and the Middle East fell by 12.3% and 8.2%, respectively, during April 2010.
 
Results in Detail
 
April 2010
Change in %
January to
April 2010
Change in %
Passengers:
1,396,357
-8.0
5,288,408
+2.1
Transfer passengers:
409,258
-8.7
1,585,918
+1.4
Maximum take-off weight (in tonnes):
599,034
+1.9
2,300,452
+3.1
Flight movements (arrival + departure):
18,376
-7.1
75,198
-1.8
Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking):
25,497
+35.3
95,888
+31.2

 
 
 
For additional information contact:
Flughafen Wien AG Press Office
Peter Kleemann (+43-1-) 7007-23000, p.kleemann@viennaairport.com
Clemens Schleinzer (+43-1-) 7007-22399, c.schleinzer@viennaairport.com
Birgit Fehsler (+43-1-) 7007-22254, b.fehsler@viennaairport.com
 

 

 

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