Traffic results

 


13.09.2007 | IR-Traffic results

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
Passengers:
1,814,739
+10.5
12,233,738
+9.2
Transfer passengers:
587,104
+3.4
4,030,278
+7.1
Maximum take off weight (in tonnes):
668,078
+9.0
4,798,999
+6.4
Flight movements (arrival + departure):
22,704
+7.5
166,975
+5.5
Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking):
21,209
+3.4
174,849
+1.5

 

 
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