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Vienna Airport Achieves Sixfold Increase in Traffic

Vienna Airport Traffic

Traffic results at Vienna Airport in March 2022 improved considerably in comparison to March 2021, which was characterized by a low pandemic-related level of passenger traffic.

The number of local passengers rose 534.9% year-on-year to 989,464, whereas transfer passenger traffic was up 329.1% to 244,968 travelers.

The number of flight movements in March 2022 climbed 204.0% to 11,793 starts and landings.

However, this is still only 56.4% of the pre-crisis level of March 2019. Cargo volume was up 2.1% from March 2021 to 22,001 tonnes.

Details on passenger traffic

Passenger traffic from Vienna Airport to Western Europe increased year-on-year in March 2022 to 438,740 travelers (+>500.0%).

The number of passengers flying to Eastern Europe in March 2022 rose to 88.235, comprising a rise of 299.3%.

Vienna Airport registered 12,439 passengers flying to North America (+>500.0%) and 15,508 to Africa (+434.8%).

Passenger traffic to Middle Eastern destinations equaled 47.965 passengers, up more than 500.0% year-on-year.

The number of passengers traveling to destinations in the Far East rose to 8,238 travelers (+231.8%).

Passenger traffic registered by the strategic investments of Flughafen Wien AG in March 2022 increased once again.

Malta Airport reported a rise in passenger volume to 316,713 travelers (+888.7%), amounting to 66.3% of the pre-crisis level of March 2019.

Kosice Airport reported handling 25,550 passengers (+1,651.2%), or 85.8% of the number of passengers it handled before the coronavirus crisis.

Traffic Development March 2022

 

Vienna Airport (VIE)

           
             
 

03/2022

03/2021

03/2019

01-03/2022

Diff. %

2021

Diff. %
2019

Passengers arr+dep+transit

1,239,741

215,637

2,365,089

2,933,472

+412.2

-51.6

Local passengers arr+dep

989,464

155,837

1,831,123

2,350,059

+451.3

-50.9

Transfer passengers   arr+dep

244,968

57,092

512,190

570,586

+308.9

-54.0

Flight movements arr+dep

11,793

3,879

20,909

30,329

+191.1

-46.2

Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)

22,001

21,547

25,197

61,030

+2.0

-8.4

MTOW (in tonnes)

503,999

183,502

858,517

1,308,737

+163.8

-43.3

             

Malta Airport (MLA, fully consolidated)

       
             
 

03/2022

03/2021

03/2019

01-03/2022

Diff. %

2021

Diff. %
2019

Passengers arr+dep+transit

316,713

32,033

477,533

672,965

+583.3

-44.1

Local passengers arr+dep

316,300

31,972

475,133

672,046

+584.3

-43.9

Transfer passengers arr+dep

410

50

2,382

912

+242.9

-83.1

Flight movements arr+dep

2,663

499

3,499

5,990

+283.2

-37.2

Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)

1,207

1,425

1,348

3,462

-7.5

-11.6

MTOW (in tonnes)

102,121

18,207

133,080

230,583

+313.4

-36.3

             

Kosice Airport (KSC, consolidated at equity)

       
             
 

03/2022

03/2021

03/2019

01-03/2022

Diff. %

2021

Diff. %
2019

Passengers arr+dep+transit

25,550

1,459

29,792

53,910

+778.7

-35.8

Local passengers arr+dep

25,550

1,459

29,792

53,910

+778.7

-35.6

Transfer passengers arr+dep

0

0

0

0

n.a.

n.a.

Flight movements arr+dep

242

18

381

500

+594.4

-55.0

Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)

0

0

5

0

n.a.

-100.0

MTOW (in tonnes)

7,759

621

7,947

16,213

+594.3

-32.0

             

Vienna Airport and strategic investments (VIE, MLA, KSC)

     
             
 

03/2022

03/2021

03/2019

01-03/2022

Diff. %

2021

Diff. %
2019

Passengers arr+dep+transit

1,582,004

249,129

2,872,414

3,660,347

+440.4

-50.2

Local passengers arr+dep

1,331,314

189,268

2,336,048

3,076,015

+479.7

-49.3

Transfer passengers arr+dep

245,378

57,142

514,572

571,498

+308.8

-54.1

Flight movements arr+dep

14,698

4,396

24,789

36,819

+205.5

-45.0

Cargo arr+dep (in tonnes)

23,208

22,972

26,549

64,492

+1.5

-8.6

MTOW (in tonnes)

613,879

202,330

999,544

1,555,533

+180.7

-42.2

Note: Total number of passengers includes local, transfer and transit passengers, 
Traffic data adjusted.

 

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