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Press Releases & News

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Vienna Airport: 1.5% drop in passenger volume in November 2014
Number of passengers rose 2.4% in 1-11/2014, air cargo up 13.1% in November 2014
The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport was down by 1.5% in November 2014 compared to November 2013, declining to a total of 1,622,568 passengers. This drop is mainly due to the passenger decline to Eastern European destinations as a consequence of the Ukraine crisis. However, total passenger volume in the period January to November 2014 was up 2.4% and thus within the projected range for the entire year.
Vienna Airport reported a 8.3% decrease in the number of transfer passengers in November 2014 from the comparable level in November 2013. The number of local passengers climbed 0.9% in a year-on-year comparison.
Total air cargo increased by 13.1% in November 2014, whereas the number of flight movements fell by 1.7% and the maximum take-off weight rose by 1.3%.   
The number of passengers flying to Western Europe increased by 0.3% in November 2014, in contrast to the 11.2% drop in passenger traffic to Eastern Europe. The Middle East region showed a decline of 3.1% in November 2014, whereas passenger volume to destinations in the Far East climbed by 3.5%. The number of passengers flying to North America also increased, rising by 17.0% compared to November 2013.
The strategic investments of Flughafen Wien AG also developed well. Malta Airport reported a cumulative passenger growth of 6.5% in the period January-November 2014 to 4,063,455  passengers. The number of passengers handled by Kosice Airport also rose by 52.3% in the same period to 339,346 passengers.
Results in detail
  November 2014 Change in % January -  
November 2014
Change in %
Total number of passengers 1,622,568 -1.5 20,882,153 +2.4
Local passengers 1,175,820 +0.9 14,667,786 +4.7
Transfer passengers 438,534 -8.3 6,145,250 -3.5
Maximum take off weight
643,792 +1.3 7,560,822 +3.4
Flight movements (arrivals & departures) 17,829 -1.7 214,165 +0.1
Cargo in tonnes
(air cargo and trucking)
27,695 +13.1 254,283 +8.3