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Vienna International Airport - Articles and news items

Vienna Airport: Building on success

Issue 2 2016  •  4 April 2016  •  International Airport Review

Vienna Airport, located in the heart of Austria’s capital, has experienced record growth in recent years. Passenger figures in 2015 surpassed 22.7 million, driven by new long-haul routes, new flight connections and frequency increases. The airport also achieved a 4-Star ranking and the award for Best Airport Staff in Europe by Skytrax. To build on this success, the airport is hoping to exploit the further considerable growth potential in the region and establish itself as a multinational location...

Vienna Airport local and transfer passenger numbers soar

Airport news  •  13 October 2015  •  Kate Douetil

In September 2015, the number of local passengers travelling through Vienna Airport increased by 5.7 percent, whilst a 1.2 percent rise was reported in the number of transfer passengers.

Preparing for the future: A new approach at Vienna Airport

Issue 2 2015  •  20 March 2015  •  Mag. Julian Jäger, Management Board member, Vienna Airport (VIE)

Located at the very heart of Europe, Vienna Airport (VIE) is a strategically important airport in the region. As Management Board member Mag. Julian Jäger explains, VIE has made substantial progress in the past year in terms of the expansion and modernisation of infrastructure, its strategy to save costs and increase productivity, and the strengthening of its non-aviation business...

Airport Profile: Vienna Airport – Preparing for the future

Issue 2 2014  •  16 April 2014  •  Julian Jäger, COO and Günther Ofner, CFO, Vienna Airport

Over the past year Vienna Airport has made substantial progress in terms of infrastructure modernisation, its strategy to save costs and increase productivity and the strengthening of its non-aviation business...

Vienna Airport: plus 2.3% in passengers during January 2014

Airport news  •  13 February 2014  •  Vienna Airport

The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport in January 2014 rose by 2.3% year-on-year to 1,406,351...

Vienna Airport: minus 1.3% in passengers during September 2013, Cargo with year-on-year increase of 13.8%

Airport news  •  15 October 2013  •  Vienna Airport

The number of passengers declined by 1.3%...

Hub in the heart of Europe

Issue 2 2013  •  4 April 2013  •  Vienna International Airport

With 20,000 employees, more than 22 million passengers annually and two new modernised terminal check-in areas, Vienna International Airport has become the premier gateway to Eastern Europe.Flughafen Wien AG, responsible for Vienna International Airport, is a modern, listed corporation with a diversified service portfolio. Vienna’s celebrated punctuality, security implementations and high-quality services all contribute to the airport’s success. This, coupled with the airport’s geographical location in the heart of Europe makes it an ideal transfer hub for flights between Western Europe, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.Vienna International Airport is the largest airport in Austria and offers flights to 38 destinations in Eastern Europe throughout the entire reporting year, cementing it as the leading hub to that region.

Vienna Airport: Minus 1.7% in passengers during January 2013

Airport news  •  14 February 2013  •  Vienna Airport

Unusually heavy snowstorms in eastern Austria responsible for decline...

Modernised Check-in 1 reopens

Airport news  •  9 January 2013  •  Vienna Airport

The modernisation of the infrastructure at Vienna Airport is proceeding at full speed: Check-in 1, which was closed for refurbishing, is reopening...

Vienna Airport: Plus 2.1% in passengers during November 2012

Airport news  •  13 December 2012  •  Vienna Airport

The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport rose by 2.1% year-on-year to 1,658,971 in November 2012...

Vienna Airport: Plus 3.6% in passengers during September 2012

Airport news  •  11 October 2012  •  Vienna Airport

The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport rose 3.6% year-on-year to 2,173,656 in September 2012...

Vienna Airport: Plus 3.0% in passengers during August 2012

Airport news  •  11 September 2012  •  Vienna Airport

The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport rose 3.0% year-on-year to 2,138,588 in August 2012...

Vienna Airport: 1.8% increase in passengers during July 2012

Airport news  •  14 August 2012  •  Vienna Airport

The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport rose 1.8% year-on-year to 2,192,715 in July 2012...

Service and comfort

Issue 4 2012  •  3 August 2012  •  Julian Jäger, Management Board Member at Flughafen Wien AG and Günther Ofner, Management Board Member at Flughafen Wien AG

With its location at the centre of Europe, Vienna Airport has developed into an important turntable to Eastern Europe and the Middle East. It has thus grown into the biggest employer within the region and a major economic motor for Austria.The development of the airport has continued by enlarging the terminal area, to offer passengers more comfort and a better level of service. The additional capacities ensure that efficient and swift passenger handling can be guaranteed despite an increase in air traffic.A number of changes effecting passengers arriving and departing from Vienna Airport came into place on 5 June 2012. The airport terminals have received new names: Terminal 1 becomes ‘Check-in 1 (counters 150-199), Terminal 1A becomes ‘Check-in 1A’ (counters 111-132) and Terminal 2 becomes ‘Check-in 2’ (counters 201-299). Skylink can be found within ‘Check-in 3’ (counters 301-399). These new designations are necessary as Skylink will double the existing terminal and operating space by 150,000m².

Vienna Airport: 7.1% increase in passengers during June 2012

Airport news  •  10 July 2012  •  Vienna Airport

The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport rose 7.1% year-on-year to 2,062,155 in June 2012...

 

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