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In 2011 Chisinau International Airport carried more than 1 million passengers


In 2011 Chisinau International Airport carried more than 1 million passengers

The retrospective analysis of Chisinau International Airport activity during 2011 year shows positive results and business performance.

Chisinau Airport passenger traffic volumes totaled 1045975 based on results of year 2011, which is 11.6% more compared to the previous year.

In the year 2011, total aircraft movements were 15022, an increase of 9.2% over the 2010 year.

Cargo traffic at the end of 2011 amounted to 2068 tons, respectively 13.88% more than in 2010.

Mail traffic in 2011 amounted to 597 tons, with 2.23% more than previous year.

The maximum number of flights was operated on August 18 (60 flights). Peak passenger flow was also recorded on August 18 (4884 persons). Peak hours: 15:00 – 17:00 (760 passengers on departure / 527 passengers on arrival -18 August). The busiest days: Thursday/Friday.

The most popular destinations are Moscow – 25.3%, Istanbul – 12.2%, Antalya – 7.3%, Verona – 5.6%, Munich – 5.4% and Vienna – 4.9%.

If we make an analysis of each airline, we notice that in 2011 Air Moldova carried (46.5%) of the passengers, S7 Airlines  (10.4%), Turkish Airlines  (9.8%), Meridiana  (6.5%), Lufthansa (5.4%), Carpatair ( 4.4%) and Austrian Airlines (4%).

Chisinau Intl Airport is the main gateway of the Republic of Moldova. There 16 airlines that are offering 22 different destinations for the passengers all over the world. 4 national and 12 foreign airlines are operating in Chisinau Intl Airport. In 2011 Chisinau International Airport carried 1045975 passengers, which is a record number in Airport’s history.

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