With 1.605.099 passengers, Vienna-Schwechat Airport almost doubled in February 2023 in direct comparison with the same month last year. Together with Kosice and Luqa there were 2.012.559 passengers.
Group-wide, there were 85,2 percent more travelers. At the Vienna location, the increase is 83,6 percent. However, February 2022 was negatively influenced by the Omicron variant. If you compare the most recent volume with that achieved in February 2019, it shows that the group has reached 89,4 percent and the Vienna location 86,1 percent of the pre-crisis volume.
At Vienna Airport, the number of local passengers rose to 1.294.535 (+78,5%) and that of transfer passengers to 305.990 (+110,2%). Flight movements increased to 12.929 take-offs and landings (+48,0%). Cargo volume fell by 2022% compared to February 3,3 to 17.658 tons.
The number of passengers at Vienna Airport in February 2023 to Western Europe rose to 529.877 passengers (+73.7% compared to the previous year). A total of 2023 passengers (+124.096%) traveled to Eastern Europe in February 76,3. The airport recorded 16.848 passengers (+200,0%) to North America and 23.934 (+84,0%) to Africa. In February 2023, Vienna International Airport recorded a total of 70.525 passengers (+126,2%) to the Near and Middle East and 30.118 passengers (+316,8%) to the Far East.
The Vienna Airport holdings are already growing above the pre-crisis level: At Malta Airport, the number of passengers rose to 2023 travelers (+379.073%) in February 92,5, which is 5,5% above the pre-crisis level (February 2019). At Kosice Airport, passenger numbers increased to 28.387 travelers (+78,8%), which is 1,4% above the pre-crisis level.