Bratislava Airport handled 47 % pax more in February

Bratislava Airport handled 47 % pax more in February Bratislava Airport handled 47 % passengers more in February 2016 in comparison to February 2015. BTS handled 96 577 pax total in February. In the same period, tones of carried cargo increased by 35 % (1 837 t) and aircraft movements increased by 25 % (1 604 movements total). Airport is expecting to carry 30 - 35 % more passengers in 1Q 2016.

In January and February 2016 handled BTS Airport total of 194 426 passengers – an increase of 45 % in comparison to January and February 2015. In the same 2-months long period handled 3 409 tons of freight - + 30 % vs. Jan. and Feb. 2015. Aircraft movements number – 3 052 total in first 2 months – + 24 %.

„Ryanair opened its base at Bratislava Airport with new routes to Berlin (1x daily), Athens (3x weekly) and Madrid (3x weekly)“ explained an increase Bratislava Airport CEO Ivan Trhlik. „An increase is also thanks to Pobeda airline (new route to Moscow 1x daily), more frequencies on Prague-Bratislava-Kosice route by Czech Airlines and higher load factor for example on route to Dubai operated by flydubai“ said Trhlik.

We expect to carry 30 - 35 % more passengers in 1Q 2016 in comparison to 1Q 2015“ said Bratislava Airport CEO Ivan Trhlik.