Air cargo handling at Vienna Airport remained stable with more than 172,000 tons handled by cargo or passenger aircraft in 2023. The main Austrian gateway said this was a 2% increase compared to 2022.
More belly capacity was available again in 2023 and the segment was able to grow significantly and compensate for the decline in cargo aircraft transportation. Together with a decline in air freight trucking volumes, the airport closed 2023 with a total of 245,000 tons, a slight decrease of 2% compared to the previous year. However, pharmaceutical handling reached a record level.