The aviation sector continues to be severely afflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the month of January 2021, passenger volume in the Flughafen Wien Group (Vienna Airport, Malta Airport and Kosice Airport) amounted to 240,118 travellers, comprising a year-on-year decline of 90.5% from the level of January 2020. Vienna Airport registered a drop of 90.5% to 198,295 passengers.
January 2021 at Vienna Airport: passenger traffic down 90.5%
The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport in the month of January 2021 declined by 90.5% in a year-on-year comparison to 198,295 travellers. The number of local passengers fell by 91.1%, whereas transfer passenger decreased by 88.9%. The number of flight movements in January 2021 was down by 80.9% from the prior-year month. Cargo volume at Vienna Airport fell 3.1% compared to the level of January 2020.
Passenger traffic to Western Europe fell by 91.1% in January 2021, whereas the number of passengers flying to Eastern Europe was down by 91.2% year on year. Passenger traffic to North America decreased by 87.4% from the prior-year month, and the number of passengers flying to Africa dropped by 86.7%. Passenger volume to Middle Eastern destinations showed a decline of 89.3% in January 2021. The number of passengers travelling to destinations in the Far East fell by 94.8%.
Malta Airport reported a reduction in passenger volume of 90.7% in the month of January 2021, Kosice Airport registered a decline of 87.3% in the number of passengers it handled compared to the prior-year period.
Details on the traffic results for January 2021 can be found in the table below.
Press Office of Flughafen Wien AG
Peter Kleemann, Company Spokesman
Tel.: (+43-1-) 7007-23000
Traffic Development January 2021
Vienna Airport (VIE)
|Local passengers arr+dep||148,310||-91.1|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||47,366||-88.9|
|Flight movements arr+dep||3,733||-80.9|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||19,735||-3.1|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||170,873||-78.6|
Malta Airport (MLA, vollkonsolidiert)
|Local passengers arr+dep||38,938||-90.6|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||0||-100.0|
|Flight movements arr+dep||621||-81.8|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||1,075||-19.6|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||21,935||-83.5|
Flughafen Kosice (KSC, at-Equity-Konsolidiert)
|Local passengers arr+dep||2,885||-87.3|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||0||n.a.|
|Flight movements arr+dep||38||-88.3|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||0||-100.0|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||1,134||-82.2|
Flughafen Wien und Beteiligungen (VIE, MLA, KSC)
|Local passengers arr+dep||190,133||-90.9|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||47,366||-89.0|
|Flight movements arr+dep||4,392||-81.1|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||20,810||-4.1|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||193,942||-79.3|
Note: Total number of passengers includes local, transfer and transit passengers.
Traffic data adjusted.