Flughafen Wien Group handled 2.8 million passengers (+4.2%)
In April 2018, the number of passengers handled by the Flughafen Wien Group (Vienna Airport, Malta Airport, Kosice Airport) showed a 4.2% increase to 2.8 million travellers. Accumulated passenger volume in the period January to April 2018 was up 7.5% to 8.9 million travellers. Vienna Airport also developed very well, registering 5.2% growth to 7,031,941 passengers in the months January-April 2018.
Vienna Airport in April 2018:
Single-day passenger record and increase in flight movements
The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport in the month of April 2018 rose by 2.2% compared to the prior-year month to 2,167,764 travellers. April 27, 2018 marked the busiest day in the airport’s history, with 92,605 passengers. (The previous record was June 30, 2017 featuring 91,162 passengers).
The number of local passengers was up by 1.5%, whereas transfer passenger volume climbed by 3.7%. In April 2018, the number of flight movements increased by 5.0% in a year-on-year comparison. Cargo volume at Vienna Airport showed a rise of 4.4% from the comparable level of April 2017.
The total number of passengers at Vienna Airport flying to destinations in Western Europe was up 1.0% in April 2018 in contrast to the 3.4% decline in passenger traffic to Eastern Europe. In April 2018, the number of passengers travelling to the Far East increased by 28.1% from the prior-year month, and passenger volume to Middle Eastern destinations climbed by 3.5%. The number of passengers travelling to North America was up slightly by 0.5%, and passenger traffic to Africa rose by 16.2%.
Malta Airport reported strong growth in passenger volume of 11.4% in the month of April 2018, and Kosice Airport also showed a gratifying year-on-year rise of 14.7% in the number of passengers it handled.
Traffic development April 2018
|Vienna Airport (VIE)|
|Local passengers arr+dep||1,583,842||+1.5||5,281,780||+5.2|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||576,774||+3.7||1,717,820||+5.6|
|Flight movements arr+dep||19,565||+5.0||68,237||+2.6|
|Cargo in tonnes arr+dep in to||25,230||+4.4||93,204||+4.0|
|MTOW in tonnes||777,922||+5.3||2,716,489||+3.3|
|Malta Airport (MLA, fully consolidated)|
|Local passengers arr+dep||587,009||+11.1||1,754,303||+16.9|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||4,274||+104.9||9,130||+26.9|
|Flight movements arr+dep||4,319||+18.8||13,250||+17.1|
|Cargo in tonnes arr+dep in to||1,272||+13.7||5,178||+7.9|
|MTOW in tonnes||172,617||+19.2||538,367||+16.9|
|Kosice Airport (KSC, consolidated at equity)|
|Local passengers arr+dep||34,226||+14.7||121,469||+18.8|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||0||n.a.||0||n.a.|
|Flight movements arr+dep||475||+3.3||1,759||+6.3|
|Cargo in tonnes arr+dep in to||8||+295.6||21||+52.1|
|MTOW in tonnes||10,299||-2.9||38,212||+6.4|
|Vienna Airport and strategic investments (VIE, MLA, KSC)|
|Local passengers arr+dep||2,205,077||+4.1||7,157,552||+8.0|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||581,048||+4.1||1,726,950||+5,7|
|Flight movements arr+dep||24,359||+7.2||83,246||+4.8|
|Cargo in tonnes arr+dep in to||26,510||+4.8||98,404||+4,2|
|MTOW in tonnes||960,838||+7.4||3,293,068||+5.3|
Note: Total number of passengers includes local, transfer, and transit passengers. Retroactive adjustment of comparative values for 2017 and transit figures in Kosice.
Contact: Corporate Communications Flughafen Wien AG
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