July best ever month in 66-year history of Bratislava Airport

July best ever month in 66-year history of Bratislava Airport Bratislava Airport marked the best month ever in July in its history. A magical 300,000 milestone was recorded in July 2017, as BTS Airport handled 304,146 passengers total, the second time ever in Bratislava Airport history.

Only once before has the airport surpassed the 300,000 milestone – in July 2008 when it handled over two hundred people less than now – 304,146.

„July has become the best month ever in Bratislava Airport history which begun in 1951. In 1997, the airport needed a whole year to reach 300,000 passengers. Now we reached this number in one month only. Both regular and charter flights contributed to the rise, as well as better charter season and better load factor,“ said Bratislava Airport CEO Jozef Pojedinec.

Since the beginning of 2017, Bratislava Airport 1.04 million passengers, which is an additional 7 percent on a yearly basis. The greatest numbers of passengers flew to London-Stansted, Dublin, Milan-Bergamo, Moscow-Vnukovo and Antalya in Turkey, The number of flights to and from the airport in July rose by 7 percent annually to 3,180.
A total of 2,109 tonnes of cargo were transported to or from the airport in July, a year-on-year rise of 8 percent.

Month and Year

Number of passengers

July 2017

304 388

July 2016

257 814

July 2015

252 512

July 2014

236 619

July 2013

235 334

July 2012

229 361

July 2011

251 024

July 2010

244 500

July 2009

236 899

July 2008

304 146

July 2007

261 672