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The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport in May 2014 rose by 4.0% from the prior-year level to 2,048,044. Total air cargo rose by 8.8% from May 2013, whereas the number of flight movements was up 0.7% and the maximum take-off weight climbed by 3.4% from the previous year.
Vienna Airport showed a 1.0% rise in the number of transfer passengers from May 2013. The number of local passengers increased by 5.1% in a year-on-year comparison.
The number of passengers flying to Western Europe in May 2014 was up 5.4% from the previous year, in contrast to a 4.6% decline in passenger traffic to Eastern Europe. The Middle East region showed an increase of 9.5% in the month of May 2014, whereas passenger volume to destinations in the Far East grew by 16.5%. The number of passengers flying to North America was also up by 19.2% compared to May 2013.
Results in detail
|May 2014||Change in %||January-May 2014||Change in %|
|Maximum take-off weight
(arrival + departure)
|Cargo in tons
(air cargo and trucking)
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