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Excellent increase in traffic to Eastern Europe with a plus of 34.3%
 
Vienna International Airport recorded excellent traffic development in February. The number of passengers rose by 20.3% year-on-year to a total of 1,360,041. Flight movements increased 16.3%, maximum take-off weight grew by 20.3% and the volume of cargo was 9.4% higher. The number of local passengers equalled 942,469, which represents an increase of 30.3%.
 
The sound growth passenger volume (scheduled and charter flights) continued during the past month. In comparison with February of the previous year, the number of passengers travelling to Eastern Europe and the Middle East rose by 34.3% and 21.0%, respectively.
 
During the first two months of 2008, the number of passengers handled by Vienna International Airport rose by 17.4% to 2,674,572. Growth was also recorded in maximum take-off weight with +17.3%, flight movements with +13.9% and cargo turnover with +9.4%.
 
The Results in Detail
 
Passengers:
1,360,041
+20.3
2,674,572
+17.4
Transfer passengers:
414,900
+2.3
834,760
+0.6
Maximum take-off weight (in tonnes):
586,560
+20.3
1,185,067
+17.3
Flight movements (arrival + departure):
20,443
+16.3
41,355
+13.9
Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking):
21,653
+9.4
42,643
+9.4

 

 
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