10.05.2007: 8.9% increase in passengers during April Strong growth of 26.5% in travel to Eastern Europe
Vienna International Airport also recorded sound results for April with strong growth in all traffic segments. In comparison
to April 2006, the number of passengers increased 8.9% to 1,528,021. Flight movements rose by 6.2% and maximum take-off weight
(MTOW) by 7.0%. In addition, an increase of 6.9% was recorded in transfers.
Excellent development in travel to Eastern Europe
The positive trend in the development of passenger traffic (scheduled + charter flights) to Eastern Europe also continued
into April 2007 with a plus of 26.5%. Good results were also recorded in Europe with an increase of 11.0% and in the Near
East with growth of 9.7%.
The number of passengers handled by Vienna International Airport during the first four months of 2007 rose by 9.2% to 5,219,436.
In addition, transfers increased 11.3% during this time period. Growth of 5.1% was recorded in maximum take-off weight (MTOW),
4.7% in flight movements and 0.8% in cargo.