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Press Releases & News

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Vienna Airport: 4.1% rise in passenger volume in August 2014
The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport rose by 4.1% in August 2014 compared to August 2013 to 2,275,933 passengers. Accordingly, August 2014 showed the highest monthly passenger volume ever recorded at Vienna Airport. Total air cargo increased by 11.7%, whereas the number of flight movements was up 1.5% and the maximum take-off weight climbed by 5.9%.  
In August 2014 Vienna Airport reported a 3.0% decline in the number of transfer passengers from August 2013. The number of local passengers was up 7.2% in the same period.
The number of passengers flying to Western Europe increased by 4.5% in August 2014, in contrast to the 7.7% drop in passenger traffic to Eastern Europe. The Middle East region showed an increase of 7.5% in August 2014, whereas passenger volume to destinations in the Far East climbed by 18.3%. The number of passengers flying to North America also increased, rising by 36.5% compared to August 2013.
The strategic investments of Flughafen Wien AG also developed gratifyingly. Malta Airport reported a cumulative passenger growth of 8.0% in the period January-August 2014 to 2.9 million  passengers in the first eight months of the year. The number of passengers handled by Kosice Airport also rose by 51.2% in the same period to 258,611 passengers.
Results in detail
  August 2014 Change in % January – August 2014 Change in  %
Total number of passengers 2,275,933 +4.1 15,033,962 +3.0
Local passengers 1,550,052 +7.2 10,550,194 +5.1
Transfer passengers 713,470 -3.0 4,441,476 -2.1
Maximum take-off weight
757,442 +5.9 5,426,651 +3.4
Flight movements
(arrivals + departures)
21,025 +1.5 154,851 +0.1
Cargo in tonnes
(air cargo and trucking)
22,090 +11.7 175,425 +7.6
Please address inquiries to the Press Office, Flughafen Wien AG
Peter Kleemann (+43-1-) 7007-23000
Clemens Schleinzer (+43-1-) 7007-22399
Stefanie Tomanek (+43-1-) 7007-26939