The number of passengers handled by Vienna Report rose by 1.9% in September 2014 compared to September 2013 to 2,186,382 passengers. Total air cargo increased by 5.4%, whereas the number of flight movements was up 0.7% and the maximum take-off weight climbed by 4.2%.
Vienna Airport reported a 7.5% decline in the number of transfer passengers in September 2014 from the comparable level in September 2013. The number of local passengers was up 5.9% in a year-on-year comparison.
The number of passengers flying to Western Europe increased by 3.1% in September 2014, in contrast to the 11.9% drop in passenger traffic to Eastern Europe. The Middle East region showed an increase of 0.8% in September 2014, whereas passenger volume to destinations in the Far East climbed by 14.7%. The number of passengers flying to North America also increased, rising by 35.8% compared to September 2013.
The strategic investments of Flughafen Wien AG also developed well. Malta Airport reported a cumulative passenger growth of 7.2% in the period January-September 2014 to 3.4 million passengers. The number of passengers handled by Kosice Airport also rose by 54.2% in the same period to 299,039 passengers.
Results in detail
|September 2014||Change in %|| January -
|Change in %|
|Total number of passengers||2,186,382||+1.9||17,220,242||+2.9|
|Maximum take-off weight
(arrivals + departures)
|Cargo in tonnes
(air cargo and trucking)
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