In the run-up to the holiday season, passenger volumes once again picked up some momentum. Passenger volumes in the Flughafen Wien Group (Vienna Airport, Malta Airport and Kosice Airport) were still down 75.4% in June 2021 compared to the pre-crisis level but already represented an improvement from May. The Flughafen Wien Group registered a total of 926,278 travellers. Vienna Airport handled 725,230 travellers, comprising a decrease of 75.7%.
The number of local passengers at Vienna Airport fell by 76.6%, whereas transfer passenger decreased by 72.7%. The number of flight movements in June 2021 was down by 66.2. However, the economy is picking up steam. The decrease in cargo volume is slowing down, and only equaled -2.0% in June 2021 compared to the pre-crisis level of June 2019.
Details on passenger volumes
Passenger traffic from Vienna Airport to Western Europe fell by 75.1% in June 2021 compared to the pre-crisis level of June 2019, whereas the number of passengers flying to Eastern Europe was down by 68.1%. Passenger traffic to North America decreased by 83.3% from the pre-crisis level (June 2019), and the number of passengers flying to Africa dropped by 79.5%. Passenger volume to Middle Eastern destinations showed a decline of 80.0% in June 2021. The number of passengers travelling to destinations in the Far East fell by 98.4% from the pre-crisis level (June 2019).
Malta Airport reported a reduction in passenger volume of 73.6% in the month of June 2021 compared to the pre-crisis level (June 2019), whereas Kosice Airport registered a decline of 83.0% in the number of passengers it handled.
Details on the traffic results for June 2021 can be found in the table below.
All statements made in this press release that refer to future developments of Flughafen Wien AG/Flughafen Wien Group are based on current assumptions and forecasts of the management. If the premises for these forecasts do not occur or risks indicated in the risk report arise, actual results may vary from these estimates. Despite the utmost care, all forward-looking statements are therefore made without guarantee and Flughafen Wien AG/Flughafen Wien Group assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.
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Traffic Development June 2021
Vienna Airport (VIE)
2021 to 2019
|Local passengers arr+dep||533,030||120,802||2,278,897||-76.6||1,390,526||-66.1|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||188,452||17,296||690,164||-72.7||561,330||-42.7|
|Flight movements arr+dep||8,222||2,453||24,321||-66.2||29,455||-44.5|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||21,708||14,423||22,146||-2.0||125,150||+16.1|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||346,973||122,785||976,723||-64.5||1,345,944||-41.9|
Malta Airport (MLA, fully consolidated)
2021 to 2019
|Local passengers arr+dep||190,412||3,348||717,883||-73.5||403,361||-60.1|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||88||0||3,618||-97.6||422||-94.3|
|Flight movements arr+dep||1,983||280||4,951||-59.9||5,061||-45.5|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||1,324||1,440||1,205||+9.8||7,356||-7.5|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||71,618||10,301||188,375||-62.0||181,379||-50.1|
Kosice Airport (KSC, consolidated at equity)
2021 to 2019
|Local passengers arr+dep||10,543||621||61,928||-83.0||23,226||-54.0|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||0||0||0||n.a.||0||n.a.|
|Flight movements arr+dep||114||24||646||-82.4||264||-66.9|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||0||0||6||-100.0||0||-100.0|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||3,882||307||18,304||-78.8||8,962||-41.3|
Vienna Airport and strategic investments (VIE, MLA, KSC)
2021 to 2019
|Local passengers arr+dep||733,985||124,771||3,058,708||-76.0||1,817,113||-64.8|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||188,540||17,296||693,782||-72.8||561,752||-43.1|
|Flight movements arr+dep||10,319||2,757||29,918||-65.5||34,780||-45.0|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||23,031||15,863||23,358||-1.4||132,506||+14.4|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||422,473||133,393||1,183,402||-64.3||1,536,285||-43.0|
Note: Total number of passengers includes local, transfer and transit passengers.
Traffic data adjusted.