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Press Releases & News

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Vienna Airport: Passenger Increase of 4.3% in September
5.7% rise in local passenger volume – Passenger growth to Eastern and Western Europe, Middle East and North America
In September 2015 the number of passengers handed by Vienna Airport increased by 4.3% from the prior-year month to a total of 2,279,800. Local passenger volume was also up 5.7% in the same period. In September 2015 Vienna Airport also reported a rise of 1.2% in the number of transfer passengers from the comparable level in September 2014. The number of  flight movements was up by 0.1%, whereas the maximum take-off weight also showed a positive development, increasing by 4.3%. In September 2015 total air cargo rose 0.3% from the previous year. On balance, total passenger volume in the period January to September 2015 climbed 1.5% year-on-year.
The number of passengers flying to Western Europe rose by 4.4% in September 2015, whereas passenger volume to Eastern Europe was up by 2.4%. The Middle East region showed a rise of 8.6% in September 2015 in contrast to the 0.3% drop in the number of passengers travelling to the Far East. Passenger volume to North American destinations rose by 4.2% in September 2015, whereas passenger volume to Africa was down 15.8% from September 2014 due to developments in Tunesia.  
The strategic investments of Flughafen Wien AG developed well. The number of passengers handled by Kosice Airport rose 9.8% in the period January to September 2015 to a total of 328,434 passengers. In the same period Malta Airport registered an increase of 7.0% to 3,623,117 passengers.
Results in detail
  September 2015 Change in % January - September Change in %
Passengers 2,279,800 +4.3 17,486,471 +1.5
Local passengers 1,619,583 +5.7 12,491,184 +3.4
Transfer passengers 652,082 +1.2 4,917,634 -3.3
Maximum take off weight
779,653 +4.3 6,379,905 +3.3
Flight movements (arrivals & departures) 20,857 +0.1 172,981 -1.5
Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking) 24,270 +0.3 198,942 -0.3
Please address inquiries to the Press Office of Flughafen Wien AG:
Peter Kleemann (+43-1-) 7007-23000
Clemens Schleinzer (+43-1-) 7007-22399
Stefanie Tomanek (+43-1-) 7007-26939