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Passenger air traffic shrinks

SIX Slovak airports served 1,660,277 passengers in 2013, representing a 3-percent decline, or 51,702 passengers, compared with 2012. Regular transport passengers accounted for 1,024,424 people and their number decreased by 3.6 percent, or 38,375 passengers, over the year. International charter air transport increased by 0.9 percent, or 5,008 people, to 586,760, the SITA newswire wrote on April 7, based on Transport Ministry data.

SIX Slovak airports served 1,660,277 passengers in 2013, representing a 3-percent decline, or 51,702 passengers, compared with 2012. Regular transport passengers accounted for 1,024,424 people and their number decreased by 3.6 percent, or 38,375 passengers, over the year. International charter air transport increased by 0.9 percent, or 5,008 people, to 586,760, the SITA newswire wrote on April 7, based on Transport Ministry data.

Regular domestic air transport consisted of only one route in 2013, between Bratislava and Košice. The number of passengers in this category decreased by 33.6 percent, or 18,720 people, to 36,995. The number of domestic charter passengers increased by 43.3 percent, or 710 people, to 2,351. Remaining air passenger transport accounted for 9,747 people, which is 3.2 percent less, or 325 people, compared with 2012.

Last year, M. R. Štefánik Airport in Bratislava served 1,373,078 passengers, down 3 percent, or 42,914 people, compared with 2012. The number of passengers at the Košice airport increased by 0.6 percent, or 1,411 passengers, to 237,165. The Poprad Tatry Airport registered 24,565 passengers, which accounted for a decrease of 19.3 percent, or 5,890 people. The Letisko Piešťany airport served 896 passengers in 2013, up 81.4 percent, or 402 passengers year-on-year. The Letisko Žilina airport registered 408 passengers, representing a drop of 4.2-fold, or 1,304 passengers.

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