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Vienna Airport announced passenger volume in August 2014

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

August 2014 showed the highest monthly passenger volume ever recorded at Vienna Airport.

vienna-airport-interiorThe number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport rose by 4.1% in August 2014 compared to August 2013 to 2,275,933 passengers.

Total air cargo increased by 11.7%, whereas the number of flight movements was up 1.5% and the maximum take-off weight climbed by 5.9%. 

In August 2014 Vienna Airport reported a 3.0% decline in the number of transfer passengers from August 2013. The number of local passengers was up 7.2% in the same period.

The number of passengers flying to Western Europe increased by 4.5% in August 2014, in contrast to the 7.7% drop in passenger traffic to Eastern Europe. The Middle East region showed an increase of 7.5% in August 2014, whereas passenger volume to destinations in the Far East climbed by 18.3%. The number of passengers flying to North America also increased, rising by 36.5% compared to August 2013.

The strategic investments of Flughafen Wien AG also developed gratifyingly. Malta Airport reported a cumulative passenger growth of 8.0% in the period January-August 2014 to 2.9 million  passengers in the first eight months of the year. The number of passengers handled by Kosice Airport also rose by 51.2% in the same period to 258,611 passengers.

Results in detail

 

August 2014

Change in %

January – August 2014

Change in  %

Total number of passengers

2,275,933

+4.1

15,033,962

+3.0

Local passengers

1,550,052

+7.2

10,550,194

+5.1

Transfer passengers

713,470

-3.0

4,441,476

-2.1

Maximum take-off weight
(tonnes)

757,442

+5.9

5,426,651

+3.4

Flight movements
(arrivals + departures)

21,025

+1.5

154,851

+0.1

Cargo in tonnes
(air cargo and trucking)

22,090

+11.7

175,425

+7.6

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