In October 2016, Flughafen Wien AG including its strategic foreign investments in Malta and Kosice Airports handled a total of 2.7 million passengers, comprising an increase of 7.2% from October 2015. The accumulated passenger volume for the Flughafen Wien Group rose 2.8% to 24.6 million in the period January to October 2016.
Vienna Airport in October 2016: 6.5% increase in number of passengers, 4.8% rise in cargo volume
The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport in the month of October 2016 climbed 6.5% from the previous year to 2,166,810 passengers. The number of local passengers climbed by 7.5% and the number of transfer passengers increased by 4.2%. The number of flight movements at Vienna Airport increased by 1.7% in October 2016. Vienna Airport reported a growth in cargo volume of 4.8% compared to October 2015.
The number of passengers at Vienna Airport flying to destinations in Western Europe was up 8.3% and passenger traffic to Eastern European rose by 6.4%. Passenger volume to the Far East climbed 1.1% in October 2016 and the number of passengers travelling to destinations in the Middle East rose by the 9.8%. Passenger volume to North America climbed 6.2% and passenger growth to Africa was 3.2%.
The number of passengers handled by Malta Airport rose 10.4% in October 2016, and passenger volume at Kosice Airport was up 6.1%.
Presentation of traffic results
Following the increase of the stake held by Flughafen Wien AG in Malta Airport at the end of March 2016, the strategic investment is fully consolidated in the interim consolidated financial statements of the Flughafen Wien Group beginning at the end of the first quarter of 2016. For this reason, the entire traffic results for Flughafen Wien AG and its foreign strategic investments have been included in the monthly reports since April 2016. The traffic results for Vienna Airport correspond to the comparable values of the monthly announcements of traffic results up to and including the month of March 2016.
Results in detail: Traffic development in October 2016:
|October 2016||Change in %||January-October 2016||Change in %|
|Vienna Airport (VIE)|
|Flight movements (arrivals and departures)||20,349||+1.7||191,851||-0.6|
|Cargo in tons (air cargo and trucking)||27,029||+4.8||235,833||+4.9|
|Malta Airport (MLA, fully consolidated)|
|Flight movements (arrivals and departures)||3,466||+3.2||30,951||+2.5|
|Cargo in tons (air cargo and trucking)||1,363||-1.2||11,495||-3.8|
|Kosice Airport (KSC, consolidated at equity)|
|Flight movements (arrivals and departures)||653||-19.6||8,120||+12.4|
|Cargo in tons (air cargo and trucking)||5||-78.8||80||-59.7|
|Vienna Airport and strategic investments (VIE, MLA, KSC)|
|Flight movements (arrivals and departures)||24,468||+1.2||230,922||+0.2|
|Cargo in tons (air cargo and trucking)||28,397||+4.4||247,407||+4.4|
Corporate Communications Flughafen Wien AG
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