14.06.2007: 8.0% increase in passengers during May New carrier: easyJet announces the start of Vienna - London Luton flights this autumn
New carrier at Vienna International Airport: easyJet announces the introduction of the Vienna - London Luton route this autumn.
During the first five months of 2007, 16.6% of passengers used one of the seven low-cost carriers that currently serve Vienna International Airport. This offering will be expanded as of 29 October 2007 to include easyJet, which will provide daily flights with a B737-700 on the Vienna - London Luton route.
Further information and reservation opportunities are provided in the Internet under www.easyJet.com
Vienna International Airport was able to continue its excellent development during May with a further strong increase in traffic. In comparison to May 2006, the number of passengers increased 8.0% to 1,625,895. Flight movements rose by 4.7% and maximum take-off weight (MTOW) by 5.2%. A slight increase of 0.6% was recorded in transfers, while the number of local passengers grew 11.8% to 1,130,842.
The positive trend in passenger traffic (scheduled + charter flights) to Eastern Europe and the Near East continued with a plus of 19.6% to each of these regions for the first five months of 2007. Vienna International Airport handled a total of 6,845,331 passengers during this period, which reflects an increase of 8.9% in passenger volume and 8.8% in transfers. Growth of 5.1% was recorded in maximum take-off weight (MTOW) and 4.7% in flight movements.
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