Vienna International Airport: 98 Percent Fewer Passengers

Lifestyle & TravelTravel ♦ Published: April 17, 2020; 19:48 ♦ (Vindobona)

Vienna International Airport (Flughafen Wien AG) is currently registering a decline of 98% in the number of passengers and the workforce is on short-time working. The airport is therefore cancelling the dividend for 2019 and launching a savings programme of over € 220m.

Vienna International Airport: 98 percent fewer passengers in April. In March decrease of 65.8% in Passenger Volume. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Matt @ PEK from Taipei, Taiwan / CC BY-SA (

Flughafen Wien AG responds to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, that has led to a reduction of passenger volume of 98%, with an extensive savings and liquidity protection programme.

The savings programme comprises a volume of over € 220m which corresponds to more than 25% of planned revenue for 2020.

In addition, staff is in reduced working hours. …