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Press Releases & News

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Vienna Airport: 1.9% Rise in Passenger Volume in September 2014
The number of passengers handled by Vienna Report rose by 1.9% in September 2014 compared to September 2013 to 2,186,382 passengers. Total air cargo increased by 5.4%, whereas the number of flight movements was up 0.7% and the maximum take-off weight climbed by 4.2%. 
Vienna Airport reported a 7.5% decline in the number of transfer passengers in September 2014 from the comparable level in September 2013. The number of local passengers was up 5.9% in a year-on-year comparison.
The number of passengers flying to Western Europe increased by 3.1% in September 2014, in contrast to the 11.9% drop in passenger traffic to Eastern Europe. The Middle East region showed an increase of 0.8% in September 2014, whereas passenger volume to destinations in the Far East climbed by 14.7%. The number of passengers flying to North America also increased, rising by 35.8% compared to September 2013.
The strategic investments of Flughafen Wien AG also developed well. Malta Airport reported a cumulative passenger growth of 7.2% in the period January-September 2014 to 3.4 million  passengers. The number of passengers handled by Kosice Airport also rose by 54.2% in the same period to 299,039 passengers.
Results in detail
  September 2014 Change in %     January - 
September 2014
Change in %
Total number of passengers 2,186,382 +1.9 17,220,242 +2.9
Local passengers 1,532,221 +5.9 12,082,321 +5.2
Transfer passengers 644,740 -7.5 5,086,310 -2.8
Maximum take-off weight
747,359 +4.2 6,174,010 +3.5
Flight movements
(arrivals + departures)
20,832 +0.7 175,683 +0.2
Cargo in tonnes
(air cargo and trucking)
24,190 +5.4 199,615 +7.3
Please address inquiries to the Press Office, Flughafen Wien AG
Peter Kleemann (+43-1-) 7007-23000,
Clemens Schleinzer (+43-1-) 7007-2239,
Stefanie Tomanek (+43-1-) 7007-26939