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Press Releases & News

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Vienna Airport: 2.9% Increase in Passenger Volume in November 2015
3.9% rise in the number of local passengers – Passenger growth to Western Europe and North America
In November 2015, the number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport increased by 2.9% to a total of 1,668,865. Local passenger volume was also up in the same period, rising by 3.9%, in contrast to a 0.1% drop in the number of transfer passengers at Vienna Airport in November 2015 from the comparable level in November 2014. The number of flight movements decreased by 2.7%, whereas the maximum take-off weight showed a slightly positive development, increasing by 0.2%. In November 2015 air cargo was down by 7.9% year-on-year. On balance, total passenger volume in the period January to November 2015 climbed 1.5% from the prior-year level.
The number of passengers flying to Western Europe rose by 5.1% in November 2015, whereas passenger volume to Eastern Europe declined by 4.0%. The Middle East region showed a drop of 0.5% in November 2015, in contrast to the 0.2% increase in the number of passengers flying to the Far East. Passenger volume to North American destinations  was up 5.1% in November 2015, whereas the number of passengers to Africa was down 7.3% from the previous year.
The strategic foreign investments of the Flughafen Wien Group developed well. The number of passengers handled by Kosice Airport rose 13.4% in the period January to November 2015 to a total of 384,727 passengers. Malta Airport registered 7.6% growth in passenger volume from January to November 2015 to 4,371,172 passengers.
Results in detail
  November 2015 Change in % January – November 2015 Change in %
Passengers 1,668,865 +2.9 21,189,138 +1.5
Local passengers 1,222,262 +3.9 15,150,758 +3.3
Transfer passengers 438,296 -0.1 5,943,716 -3.3
Maximum take off weight
645,285 +0.2 7,769,685 +2.8
Flight movements
(arrivals & departures)
17,343 -2.7 210,332 -1.8
Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking) 25,495 -7.9 250,234 -1.6
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