14.06.2006: Sound growth in traffic continues into May.
The positive trend in the development of traffic at Vienna International Airport continued during May with a plus of 6.0% in the number of passengers, 2.9% in flight movements and 3.7% in maximum take-off weight (MTOW). Air cargo and trucking reported an increase of 24.5%. The strongest growth was recorded in the number of passengers travelling to the Near East, which rose by 15.5%.
During the first five months of 2006, the number of passengers increased by 8.8%. The highest growth was registered in travel to the Near East (22.2%) and the Far East (21.0%). A total of 6,284,199 passengers were handled during this period. Maximum take-off weight (MTOW) rose 4.9%. Flight movements increased by 3.1% and cargo volume by 25.7%.
|Passengers:||1,505,632||+ 6.0||6,284,199||+ 8.8|
|Transfer passengers:||490,288||+ 6.8||2,131,534||+ 10.6|
|Maximum take-off weight |
|599,894||+ 3.7||2,665,276||+ 4.9|
|Flight movements |
(arrival + departure):
|21,135||+ 2.9||94,626||+ 3.1|
|Cargo in tonnes |
(air cargo and trucking):
|23,403||+ 24.5||108,641||+ 25.7|
For additional information contact:
Michael Kochwalter (+43-1-) 7007-22300
Brigitta Pongratz (+43-1-) 7007-22399