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Press Releases & News

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Vienna Airport: 4.0% Passenger Increase in May 2014
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 %
Total passengers 2,048,044 +4.0 8,407,756 +2.8
Local passengers 1,456,661 +5.1 5,953,182 +4.3
Transfer passengers 587,040 +1.0 2,442,692 -0.8
Maximum take-off weight
729,499 +3.4 3,180,153 +2.4
Flight movements
(arrival + departure)
20,886 +0.7 91,600 -0.7
Cargo in tons
(air cargo and trucking)
22,286 +8.8 109,725 +7.7
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