Significant Rise in Air Travel

TransportAirlines & Airports ♦ Published: April 30, 2011; 08:03 ♦ (Vindobona)

Air passenger transport in Austria increased by 7.9% in 2010. The biggest growth rates were observed at Vienna International Airport.

Rise in Air Travel / Picture: ©

Statistics Austria reports an increase of commercial aviation (scheduled and non-scheduled air services) for the year 2010: With a total of 24.5 million passengers (transit included), 1.8 million or 7.9% more passengers were transported than in the previous year.

22.5 million passengers, a plus of 8.8%, were related to scheduled air services, whereas 2.0 million passengers…