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Press releases & news

12.05.2006: Excellent growth in passengers and cargo during April


Vienna International Airport continued its growth course with a plus of 12.8% in the number of passengers, 1.4% in flight movements and 5.5% in maximum take-off weight (MTOW) during April. Air cargo and trucking reported an increase of 27.6%.

 

 

Scheduled traffic to the Near East showed strong growth of 39.6% in passengers, while the Far East kept pace with this development by recording a plus of 35.8%. The number of passengers travelling to the USA rose 2.6%.

 

 

During the first four months of 2006, the number of passengers increased 9.7% to 4,778,567. Maximum take-off weight (MTOW) rose 5.3%, flight movements 3.1% and cargo volume 26.0%.

 

Passengers: 

1,402,823

12.8

4,778,567

9.7

Transfer Passengers:

471,970

9.5

1,641,246

11.8

Maximum Take Off Weight (in tonnes):

552,799

5.5

2,065,382

5.3

Flight movements (arrival + departure):

19,284

1.4

73,491

3.1

Cargo in tonnes (air cargo and trucking):

22,639

27.6

85,238

26.0



For additional information contact:

Michael Kochwalter (+43-1-) 7007-22300

Brigitta Pongratz (+43-1-) 7007-22399