The total number of passengers handled by the Flughafen Wien Group (Vienna Airport, Malta Airport, Kosice Airport) in June 2017 increased by 9.6% to 2.9 million travellers. The accumulated passenger volume in the period January-June 2017 showed a rise of 9.2% to 14.0 million. Vienna Airport also developed very well, with the total number of passengers up 6.9% from January to June 2017. On June 30, 2017, Vienna Airport handled a total of 91,162 passengers, the highest figure in airport history and the first time it surpassed the threshold of 90,000 travellers.
Vienna Airport in June 2017: passenger volume up 7.6% - strong growth of transfer passenger traffic
The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport in the month of June 2017 increased by 7.6% compared to the prior-year month to 2,312,252 travellers. The number of local passengers was up by 6.8%, and transfer passenger volume climbed by 9.5%. In June 2017, the number of flight movements rose slightly by 0.2% in a year-on-year comparison. Cargo volume at Vienna Airport showed an increase of 1.9% from June 2016.
The total number of passengers at Vienna Airport flying to destinations in Eastern Europe climbed 13.6% in June 2017, which is mainly attributable to the additional flight connections to Russia. Passenger traffic to Western Europe rose by 5.1%. The number of passengers travelling to the Far East increased by 10.2% in June 2017, whereas passenger volume to Middle Eastern destinations was up by 16.7%. The number of passengers travelling to North America increased by 3.3%, and passenger traffic to Africa also developed positively, rising by 57.8%.
Malta Airport reported a very strong growth in passenger volume of 17.5% in the month of June 2017, and Kosice Airport also showed a gratifying year-on-year rise of 16.0% in the number of passengers it handled.
Results in detail - Traffic development in June 2017:
|June 2017||Change in %||January – June 2017||Change in %|
|Flughafen Wien (VIE)|
|Flight movements (arrivals and departures)||20,426||+0.2||107,421||-1.3|
|Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking)||24,231||+1.9||137,279||-0.7|
|Malta Airport (MLA, fully consolidated)|
|Flight movements (arrivals and departures)||4,071||+11.7||19,395||+15.1|
|Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking)||1,208||+6.3||7,208||+6.0|
|Flughafen Kosice (KSC, consolidated at equity)|
|Flight movements (arrivals and departures)||606||+9.2||2,744||+11.1|
|Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking)||6||-34.2||22||-53.0|
|Flughafen Wien and strategic investments (VIE, MLA, KSC)|
|Flight movements (arrivals and departures)||25,103||+2.1||129,560||+1.1|
|Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking)||25,445||+2.1||144,509||-0.4|
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