In April 2022, the Flughafen Wien Group (Vienna Airport, Malta Airport and Kosice Airport) reported a total of 2,338,303 travellers (+>500% vs. April 2021). This still represents a decline of 31.8% from the pre-crisis level of April 2019.
Vienna Airport: 1.8 million passengers in April 2022
Passenger volume at Vienna Airport in the month of April 2022 strongly improved compared to the previous year, with the number of passengers up to a total of 1,790,275 travellers (+>500%). Nevertheless, passenger volume was still 34.8% lower than the pre-crisis level of April 2019.
Traffic results in detail
The number of local passengers at Vienna Airport in April 2022 increased year-on-year to 1,370,980 (+>500%), whereas the number of transfer passengers rose to 408.858 (+356.3%). Flight movements were up to 15,174 in April 2022 (+202.9% vs. April 2021). The air cargo business reported 21,934 tonnes, down only 6.8% from the pre-crisis level of April 2019.
The total number of passengers at Vienna Airport flying to destinations in Western Europe in April 2022 climbed to 638,354 (+>500%), whereas Eastern European traffic rose to 139,358 (+344.4%) vs. 2021. Passenger traffic to North America was up from the prior-year level to 22,637 (+>500%), and the number of passengers flying to Africa increased to 22,479 (+>500%) vs. 2021. Passenger volumes to the Middle East rose to 54,764 (+>500%), and the number of passengers flying to Far Eastern destinations climbed to 12,128 in April 2022 (+417.0%) vs. 2021.
Malta Airport reported an increase in passenger volume in the month of April 2022 to 513,979 (+>500%), whereas the total number of passengers handled by Kosice Airport rose to 34,049 (+>500%) vs. 2021.
Details on traffic results for April 2022 can be found in the table below.
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Traffic Development April 2022
|Vienna Airport (VIE)|
|Local passengers arr+dep||1,370,980||177,654||2,094,419||3,721,039||+>500||-45.9|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||408,858||89,600||624,270||979,444||+327.4||-47.4|
|Flight movements arr+dep||15,174||5,009||22,842||45,503||+195.0||-42.5|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||21,934||21,803||23,535||82,963||+1.6||-8.0|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||640,276||238,737||943,168||1,949,013||+165.3||-40.0|
|Malta Airport (MLA, fully consolidated)|
|Local passengers arr+dep||512,819||39,346||647,740||1,184,865||+>500||-35.8|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||1,160||42||5,518||2,072||+500||-81.0|
|Flight movements arr+dep||3,757||673||4,547||9,747||+335.9||-30.8|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||1,248||1,082||1,334||4,711||-2.4||-10.3|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||144,084||23,560||170,669||374,667||+372.3||-29.7|
|Kosice Airport (KSC, consolidated at equity)|
|Local passengers arr+dep||34,049||2,288||32,974||87,978||+>500||-24.6|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||0||0||0||0||n.a.||n.a.|
|Flight movements arr+dep||311||30||408||811||+>500||-46.6|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||0||0||1||0||n.a.||-100.0|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||9,865||1,083||9,182||26,078||+>500||-21.0|
|Vienna Airport and strategic investments (VIE, MLA, KSC)|
|Local passengers arr+dep||1,917,848||219,288||2,775,133||4,993,882||+>500||-43.5|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||410,018||89,642||629,788||981,516||+327.8||-47.6|
|Flight movements arr+dep||19,242||5,712||27,797||56,061||+215.6||-40.9|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||23,182||22,886||24,870||87,674||+1.4||-8.1|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||794,225||263,380||1,123,019||2,349,758||+187.4||-38.4|
Note: Total number of passengers includes local, transfer and transit passengers,
Traffic data adjusted.