Flughafen Wien Group handled 3.3 million passengers (+6.9%) in July 2017, accumulated passenger growth of 8.8% in the period January to July 2017
In July 2017, the Flughafen Wien Group consisting of Vienna Airport and the strategic foreign investments in Malta Airport and Kosice Airport handled a total of 3.3 million passengers, comprising an increase of 6.9% from July 2016. The accumulated passenger volume for the Flughafen Wien Group rose 8.8% to 17.3 million passengers in the period January to June 2017. Vienna Airport also developed very well, reporting a 6.4% increase in passenger volume to 13,765,971 travellers in the months of January to July 2017.
Vienna Airport in July 2017: 4.5% rise in passenger traffic
Vienna Airport handled 2,542,158 passengers in July 2017, representing an increase of 4.5% from July 2016. The number of local passengers was up 4.6%, and the volume of transfer passengers rose by 4.5%. The number of flight movements climbed 0.9% year-on-year, and good growth in cargo volume was reported, showing a 3.4% increase from the prior-year level.
The number of passengers flying from Vienna Airport to Western European was up by 2.9% in July 2017, whereas passenger traffic to Eastern European destinations showed an increase of 10.6%. Passenger volume to the Far East climbed 2.4% in July 2017, compared to a 2.2% drop in travellers to the Middle East. Passenger growth to North America was 5.7%, and passenger development to African destinations was also positive, showing a rise of 31.3%.
Malta Airport also reported a strong increase of 15.5% in the number of passengers it handled in July 2017. Similarly, passenger volume at Kosice Airport also rose considerably, increasing by 19.2% compared to July 2016.
Results in detail - Traffic development in July 2017:
|July 2017||Change in %||January-July 2017||Change in %|
|Vienna Airport (VIE)|
|Flight movements (arrivals and departues)||21,137||+0.9||128,558||-0.9|
|Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking)||24,235||+3.4||161,514||-0.1|
|Malta Airport (MLA, fully consolidated)|
|Flight movements (arrivals and departures)||4,562||+13.6||23,957||+14.8|
|Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking)||1,161||+2.6||8,369||+5.5|
|Flughafen Kosice (KSC, consolidated at equity)|
|Flight movements (arrivals and departures)||782||+17.2||3,526||+12.4|
|Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking)||6||-33.0||28||-50.2|
|Vienna Airport and strategic investments (VIE, MLA, KSC)|
|Flight movements (arrivals and departures)||26,481||+3.3||156,041||+1.5|
|Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking)||25,402||+3.3||169,912||+0.2|
Note: Total number of passengers includes local, transfer and transit passengers. Retroactive adjustment of comparative values for 2016 and transit figures in Kosice
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