14.02.2007: 6% passenger growth in January
The good development of traffic that was recorded throughout 2006 continued into January 2007 in all segments. The number of passengers rose by 6.0% over the comparable month in the previous year to 1,148,082 and the number of transfer passengers increased 7.9%. Flight movements rose by 4.6% during this period and maximum take-off weight grew by 4.4%.
The positive trend in traffic to Eastern Europe and the Near East also continued during January. The number of passengers travelling to Eastern Europe and the Near East rose by 16.9% and 16.5%, respectively, over the levels recorded in January 2006.
Maximum take off weight (in tonnes):
Flight movements (arrival + departure):
Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking):
For additional information contact:
Michael Kochwalter (+43-1-) 7007-22300
Brigitta Pongratz (+43-1-) 7007 23000