10.5% increase in passengers during August
Strong growth in travel to Eastern Europe: plus 26.4%
Vienna International Airport is pleased to report the continuation of the upward trend in traffic during August, with an increase of 10.5% in the number of passengers over the comparable month of the previous year to 1,814,739. The number of transfer passengers and flight movements rose by 3.4% and 7.5%, respectively. Maximum take-off weight (MTOW) grew by 9.0% and cargo by 3.4%.
The positive trend in passenger traffic (scheduled + charter flights) to Eastern Europe and the Middle East continued into August, with an increase of 26.4% in the number of passengers travelling to Eastern Europe and 18.8% to the Middle East.
During the period from January to August 2007, the number of passengers handled by Vienna International Airport rose by 9.2% to 12,233,738 and transfers increased 7.1%. Growth was also recorded in maximum take-off weight with +6.4%, flight movements with +5.5% and cargo turnover with +1.5%.
Results in Detail
Maximum take off weight (in tonnes):
Flight movements (arrival + departure):
Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking):
For additional information contact:
Group Communications Flughafen Wien AG
Michael Kochwalter (+43-1-) 7007-22300
Brigitta Pongratz (+43-1-) 7007-22399
Birgit Fehsler (+43-1-) 7007-22254
Elisabeth Kern (+43-1-) 7007-23000