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Bratislava airport sees 92 percent growth in passengers

THE NUMBER of passengers travelling through Slovakia's largest airport, M.R. Štefánik in Bratislava, increased by 91.6 percent year-on-year to 332,143 people in the first three months of this year.

Another 11,120 people were served at the airport as transit passengers.

The airport reported 310,521 people on international flights, representing 94 percent of all passengers.

SkyEurope Airlines occupied first place among air carriers with a 52-percent share on the total number of transported passengers, followed by Ryanair with more than 24 percent.

From April 2004 to March 2005, the airport reported 1,485,302 passengers.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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