On the 27th of December 2017 Vienna airport announced that it has welcomed the 23 millionth passenger in 2016.

The airport said that it has also broken two records this year. July 2016 with 2.4 million passengers marked the highest passenger volume of any single month in the airport’s history. Another record was set on the 16tth of September 2016, when the airport handled a total of 89,361 passengers, the highest level ever on a single day.

Vienna Airport expects a passenger volume of more than 23 million travelers in 2016.

Julian Jäger, Member of the Management Board of Flughafen Wien, said: “23 million passengers were handled by Vienna Airport this year for the first time in the airport’s history. Now a further milestone has been reached following the busiest month and busiest single day ever in terms of passenger volume. We are confident we will be able to achieve our targets for 2016.“

Julian Jäger also congratulated the airline passenger, Maria Schörkhuber, as the 23 millionth passenger, with a € 500 shopping voucher and a stay at the airport lounge for the entire family.