The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport in July 2015 was up 6.7% compared to July 2014 to 2,363,785. A total of 88,652 passengers were handled by Vienna Airport on July 31, 2015, a record single-day passenger volume in the airports history. In July 2015, the number of local passengers was up 7.3% from the previous year, whereas the total volume of transfer passengers also increased, rising by 5.5% compared to July 2014. The number of flight movements (starts and landings) was down 0.6%, and the development of the maximum take-off weight (MTOW) was clearly positive, rising by 5.0%. Air cargo declined by 1.8% in July 2015 compared to the prior-year level. Cumulative passenger volume in the months January to July 2015 was up 0.5% from the previous year.
The number of passengers flying to Western Europe and Eastern Europe in July 2015 rose by 7.3% and 3.1% respectively. Passenger traffic to the Middle East was up sharply by 42.5%, compared to an increase of 8.3% for Far Eastern destinations. Passenger growth to North America climbed by 6.0%. In July 2015 the number of passengers flying to Africa dropped by 10.9% from the previous year.
Good development of strategic investments in Malta and Kosice
The foreign strategic investments of the Flughafen Wien Group developed well. Malta Airport reported a cumulative passenger growth of 6.9% from January to July 2015 to more than 2.5 million passengers in the first seven months of the year. Kosice Airport handled a total of 215,149 passengers, comprising a rise of 11.0% in the same period.
Results in detail
|July 2015||Change in %||January-July 2015||Change in %|
|Maximum take-off weight
|Flight movements (arrivals & departures):||21,240||-0.6||131,220||-1.9|
|Air cargo and trucking in tonnes:||22,128||-1.8||152,151||-0.8|
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