Wednesday, January 28, 2009

WAW 40% increase in charter passengers

Warsaw airport had a 41.7% increase in charter passenger traffic last year. For the first time the number of passengers on charter flights exceeded 1 million in a single year, reaching 1,175,382 compared to 828,401 in 2007.

The total passenger turnover on Warsaw airport in 2008 amounted to 9,482,608 (of chartered and scheduled flights).

The number of all passenger operations in 2008 was 129,728. It is a 2.6% decrease y/y. "Increased number of served passengers with decrased number of operations means that there are more bigger and filled to capacity planes arriving in Warsaw", said Jakub Mielniczuk, a spokesperson for Warsaw's Chopin Airport.

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