In the first half of the year, Flughafen Wien AG was able to impress in almost all relevant areas, such as passenger numbers, revenue and the result for the period. Improvements could be realized and thus a stable basis for the second half of 2023 could be created.
Flughafen Wien AG can look back on a successful first half of the year, which is reflected in the significant improvements in terms of passenger numbers, turnover and the current result for the period. The airline was thus able to create an excellent basis and raise expectations for the rest of the year.
The key financial figures at a glance
Sales, which amounted to EUR 428,1 million in the first half of the year, show an improvement of over 45 percent. In addition, the result for the period increased by 58 percent and now amounts to EUR 82,7 million. The key indicators EBITDA and EBIT were also able to achieve a remarkable development, as can be seen from the corresponding figures. The EBITDA shows an improvement of 23,9 percent and with half-year results amounts to a whopping 177,4 million euros. The key figure EBIT was able to achieve an increase of 48,5 percent and is now at 112,6 million euros.
Passenger volume almost at the level of the pre-corona period
In the first holiday month of July 2023, Vienna Airport was able to achieve a passenger volume that was only 0,5 percent below the pre-corona level. Based on the developments in terms of passenger numbers, Vienna Airport is expecting a passenger volume of 2023 million in 28,5 as a whole. In the entire first half of the year, the airport recorded 13.327.604 passengers, which corresponds to an increase of 44,3 percent compared to the previous year. In addition, the airport was able to reach 91 percent of the pre-crisis level in 2019 with the current passenger volume. In June, Flughafen Wien AG was even able to achieve 95 percent of the pre-Corona year 2019.
Developments in terms of climate protection
A fact that does not necessarily say anything about economic development, but remains relevant, especially in times of climate protection, is the following: Vienna Airport will double its photovoltaic capacities by the end of 2023 and, as a result, half of the total electricity consumption will come from these reserves relate.