Published on : Thursday, June 14, 2018
The total number of passengers handled by the Flughafen Wien Group (Vienna Airport, Malta Airport and Kosice Airport) in May 2018 rose by 6.5% to approx. three million travellers. The accumulated passenger volume in the period January-May 2018 showed an increase of 7.2% to 11.9 million. Vienna Airport also developed very positively, with the total number of passengers climbing 4.9% in the months January-May 2018.
Vienna Airport in May 2018: passenger volume up 3.8%
The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport in the month of May 2018 rose by 3.8% compared to the prior-year month to 2,313,306 travellers. The number of local passengers was up by 4.4%, whereas transfer passenger volume climbed by 2.3%. In May 2018, the number of flight movements also increased by 2.7% in a year-on-year comparison. Cargo volume at Vienna Airport showed a rise of 2.5% from the comparable level of May 2017.
The total number of passengers at Vienna Airport flying to destinations in Eastern Europe was up 4.4% in May 2018, and passenger traffic to Western Europe rose by 3.1%. In May 2018, the number of passengers travelling to the Far East increased strongly by 29.2% from the prior-year month, and passenger volume to Middle Eastern destinations climbed by 6.8%. In contrast, the number of passengers travelling to North America was down by 1.0%. Passenger traffic to Africa showed a clearly positive development, rising by 50.9% year-on-year.
Malta Airport reported strong growth in passenger volume of 17.3% in the month of May 2018, and Kosice Airport also showed a year-on-year rise of 3.4% in the number of passengers it handled.
Traffic development May 2018
Vienna Airport (VIE)
|Local passengers arr+dep||1,713,278||+4.4||6,995,018||+5.0|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||594,174||+2.3||2,312,034||+4.8|
|Flight movements arr+dep||21,050||+2.7||89,287||+2.6|
|Cargo in tonnes arr+dep in to||24,019||+2.5||117,224||+3.7|
|MTOW in tonnes||827,920||+3.0||3,544,409||+3.2|
Malta Airport (MLA, fully consolidated)
|Local passengers arr+dep||639,491||+17.2||2,393,794||+17.0|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||3,474||+72.3||12,604||+36.8|
|Flight movements arr+dep||4,674||+16.6||17,924||+17.0|
|Cargo in tonnes arr+dep in to||1,435||+17.3||6,613||+9.8|
|MTOW in tonnes||186,668||+16.7||725,035||+16.8|
Kosice Airport (KSC, consolidated at equity)
|Local passengers arr+dep||32,477||+3.9||153,946||+15.3|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||0||n.a.||0||n.a.|
|Flight movements arr+dep||475||-1.7||2,234||+4.5|
|Cargo in tonnes arr+dep in to||5||+66.8||26||+54.6|
|MTOW in tonnes||9,886||-8.6||48,098||+2.9|
Vienna Airport and strategic investments (VIE, MLA, KSC)
|Local passengers arr+dep||2,385,246||+7.6||9,542,758||+7.9|
|Transfer passengers arr+dep||597,648||+2.6||2,324,638||+4.9|
|Flight movements arr+dep||26,199||+4.8||109,445||+4.8|
|Cargo in tonnes arr+dep in to||25,459||+3.2||123,864||+4.0|
|MTOW in tonnes||1,024,474||+5.1||4,317,542||+5.3|
Source:- Vienna Airport