The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a massive impact on the aviation sector. In November 2020, passenger volume in the Flughafen Wien Group (Vienna Airport, Malta Airport and Kosice Airport) amounted to 222,554 travelers, comprising a year-on-year decline of 92.3% from the level of November 2019. Vienna Airport registered a drop of 92.4% to 181,115 travelers. The accumulated passenger volume at Vienna Airport in the period January to November 2020 fell by 74.0% to a total of 7,586,101 people travelling.
November 2020 at Vienna Airport: Passenger volume down 92.4%
The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport in the month of November 2020 declined by 92.4% in a year-on-year comparison to 181,115 travelers. The number of local passengers fell by 92.6%, whereas transfer passenger decreased by 92.2%. The number of flight movements in November 2020 decreased by 79.4% from the prior-year month. Cargo volume at Vienna Airport was down by 21.8% compared to the level of November 2019.
Passenger traffic to Western Europe fell by 91.9% in November 2020, whereas the number of passengers flying to Eastern Europe was down by 92.2%. Passenger traffic to North America decreased by 93.6% from the prior-year month, and the number of passengers flying to Africa dropped by 92.8%. Passenger volume to Middle Eastern destinations showed a decline of 91.8% in November 2020. The number of passengers travelling to destinations in the Far East in the month under review fell by 98.2%.
Malta Airport reported a reduction in passenger volume of 91.9% in the month of November 2020 and Kosice Airport registered a decline of 93.3% in the number of passengers it handled compared to the prior-year period.
Details on the traffic results for November 2020 can be found in the table below.
Press Office of Flughafen Wien AG
Peter Kleemann, Company Spokesman
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Traffic Development November 2020
Vienna Airport (VIE)
|Local passengers arr+dep||138,670||-92.6||6,126,216||-72.5|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||40,612||-92.2||1,446,482||-78.5|
|Flight movements arr+dep||4,247||-79.4||91,803||-62.7|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||20,805||-21.8||198,220||-24.1|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||185,819||-77.9||3,805,739||-62.0|
Malta Airport (MLA. fully consolidated)
|Local passengers arr+dep||39,538||-91.9||1,690,768||-75.1|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||282||-92.6||10,486||-75.5|
|Flight movements arr+dep||916||-74.8||18,215||-62.2|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||1,327||-15.1||14,488||-2.4|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||32,475||-76.8||682,303||-62.8|
Kosice Airport (KSC. consolidated at equity)
|Local passengers arr+dep||1,535||-93.5||91,652||-82.7|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||0||n.a.||0||n.a.|
|Flight movements arr+dep||38||-88.8||1,419||-75.0|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||0||-100.0||5||-86.9|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||1,116||-82.8||30,550||-78.9|
Vienna Airport and strategic investments
(VIE. MLA. KSC)
|Local passengers arr+dep||179,743||-92.4||7,908,636||-73.3|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||40,894||-92.2||1,456,968||-78.5|
|Flight movements arr+dep||5,201||-78.8||111,437||-62.9|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||22,132||-21.4||212,714||-22.9|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||219,410||-77.7||4,518,592||-62.4|
Note: Total number of passengers includes local, transfer and transit passengers.
Traffic data adjusted.