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Vienna Airport operating smoothly - outstanding efforts of airport staff ensure a trouble-free travel experience
The upward trend in the Flughafen Wien Group continued in June 2022. The total of 3,067,003 passengers handled by the Flughafen Wien Group (Vienna Airport, Malta Airport and Kosice Airport) and 2,400,515 travellers at Vienna Airport was about three times higher than in the prior-year month of June 2021. Total Group passenger volume in June 2022 was 81.4% of the pre-crisis level, whereas Vienna Airport handled 80.4% of the passengers recorded in June 2019 – all in all about 20% lower than before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
Vienna Airport ensures smooth-running operations despite increased passenger traffic thanks to the extraordinary commitment displayed by the entire airport staff.
The number of local passengers at Vienna Airport in June 2022 rose to 1,775,789 travellers (+233.1%), whereas transfer passenger traffic climbed to 617,492 travellers (+227.7%). The number of flight movements in June 2022 increased to 18,140 starts and landings (+120.6%). However, cargo volume was down 6.4% from June 2021 to 19,981 tonnes.
Details on passenger traffic
Passenger traffic from Vienna Airport to Western Europe increased to 865,654 travellers in June 2022 (+236.5%) compared to the prior-year month. The number of passengers flying to Eastern Europe in June 2022 rose to 223,288 (+158.2%). Vienna Airport reported a total of 37,963 passengers flying to North America (+378.1%) and 20,441 (+314.9%) to Africa. Passenger traffic to destinations in the Middle East equalled 52,536 travellers in June 2022 (+313.0%), whereas the number of passengers flying to the Far East climbed to a total of 9,987 (+>500%) in June 2022.
Passenger traffic registered by the strategic investments of Flughafen Wien AG in June 2022 also increased. Malta Airport reported a rise in passenger volume in June 2022 to 603,532 travellers (+216.8%), amounting to 83.6% of the pre-crisis level of June 2019. Kosice Airport reported handling 62,956 passengers (+497.1% vs. June 2019) and thereby already slightly exceeded the number of passengers it handled before the coronavirus crisis.
Details on traffic results for June 2022 can be found in the table below.
All statements made in this press release that refer to future developments of Flughafen Wien AG/Flughafen-Wien-Group are based on current assumptions and forecasts of the management. If the premises for these forecasts do not occur or risks indicated in the risk report arise, actual results may vary from these estimates. Despite the utmost care, all forward-looking statements are therefore made without guarantee and Flughafen Wien AG/Flughafen-Wien-Group assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.
Traffic Development June 2022
Vienna Airport (VIE)
|Local passengers arr+dep||1,775,789||533,030||2,278,897||7,101,943||+410.7||-37.6|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||617,492||188,452||690,164||2,098,562||+273.9||-34.1|
|Flight movements arr+dep||18,140||8,222||24,321||81,017||+175.1||-36.6|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||19,981||21,354||22,146||123,900||-0.7||-8.9|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||738,644||346,973||976,723||3,399,091||+152.5||-34.8|
Malta Airport (MLA, fully consolidated)
|Local passengers arr+dep||602,765||190,412||717,883||2,341,667||+480.5||-27.6|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||766||88||3,618||3,614||> 500||-79.8|
|Flight movements arr+dep||3,998||1,983||4,951||17,629||+248.3||-26.3|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||1,374||1,324||1,205||7,352||-0.1||-6.6|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||153,555||71,618||188,375||677,267||+273.3||-25.1|
Kosice Airport (KSC, consolidated at equity)
|Passengers arr+dep+transit||62,956||10,543||61,928||189,742||> 500||-13.0|
|Local passengers arr+dep||62,956||10,543||61,928||189,742||> 500||-12.9|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||0||0||0||0||n.a.||n.a.|
|Flight movements arr+dep||542||114||646||1,728||> 500||-34.8|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||0||0||6||0||n.a.||-98.5|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||18,128||3,882||18,304||55,654||> 500||-11.4|
Vienna Airport and strategic investments (VIE, MLA, KSC)
|Local passengers arr+dep||2,441,510||733,985||3,058,708||9,633,352||+430.1||-35.0|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||618,258||188,540||693,782||2,102,176||+274.2||-34.4|
|Flight movements arr+dep||22,680||10,319||29,918||100,374||+188.6||-35.0|
|Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)||21,355||22,678||23,358||131,252||-0.7||-8.8|
|MTOW (in tonnes)||910,327||422,473||1,183,402||4,132,012||+168.9||-33.2|
Note: Total number of passengers includes local, transfer and transit passengers,
Traffic data adjusted.
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