14.09.2006: Positive development of traffic continued in August
The upward trend in the development of traffic at Vienna International Airport continued during the month of August. The number of passengers rose by 4.5%, and maximum take-off weight (MTOW) increased 2.3%. Flight movements grew by 2.2% and cargo recorded a plus of 6.6%. Point-to-point traffic (passengers for whom Vienna is either the starting or ending point of the trip) rose by an above-average 7.7% in comparison to the number of passengers.
Steady improvement in traffic to the Near East
The total number of passengers handled by Vienna International Airport increased 6.7% during the first eight months of 2006. During this period the strongest growth was recorded in the number of passengers travelling to the Near East (plus 16.6 %). Maximum take-off weight (MTOW) increased 3.8%. Flight movements were 2.6% higher and cargo volume rose by 18.4%.
Maximum take-off weight in tonnes):
Flight movements (arrival + departure):
Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking):
For additional information contact:
Michael Kochwalter (+43-1-) 7007-22300
Mag. Brigitta Pongratz (+43-1-) 7007-23000