Traffic Development at Vienna Airport on the Upswing

TransportAirlines & Airports ♦ Published: April 11, 2019; 08:08 ♦ (Vindobona)

The passenger volume rose by 10.8%, the number of aircraft movements rose significantly and 74 airlines regularly flew to Vienna. New additions included the long-haul destinations Tokyo, Cape Town and Shenzhen, according to the annual financial statements and management report 2018 of Vienna Airport (Flughafen Wien AG).

74 airlines regularly flew to Vienna Airport (Flughafen Wien Schwechat) in 2018, serving 205 destinations in 71 countries. / Picture: © Austrian Airlines

In 2018, the passenger volume at Vienna Airport (Flughafen Wien Schwechat) rose by 10.8% to a total of 27,037,292 travellers, representing a new record.

Key factors for the positive trend particularly included more frequent flights with Austrian Airlines and the new stationing of the airlines Laudamotion, Level and Wizz Air in Vienna.

The number of local passengers at…