Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Košice Airport reports record passenger numbers in July

Airport CEO says the numbers show the city's air connections to the world.

(Source: TASR)

The figure amounted to 45,541 passengers on charter flights in July, the airport's marketing manager Juraj Tóth told the TASR newswire on August 2.

“The total number of passengers handled by Košice Airport this July was 79,537, which is an increase of 19 percent when compared to July 2016,” Tóth said.

The airport handled 266,662 passengers between January and July 2017, up 13 percent (or by 31,180 passengers) from one year to the next. A total of 205,681 passengers used regular flights, while 59,954 traveled on charter flights.

“In the first seven months of this year, we served a higher number of passengers than during the whole of 2011, 2012 or 2013,” the airport's CEO and board chairman Michal Tmej said, as quoted by the newswire. "This shows how much progress we've made along with our partners in terms of eastern Slovakia's air connections to the whole world.“

Topic: Airlines

Top stories

Media are the ultimate frontiers in defending freedom in society today

Miklós Haraszti’s keynote speech at the Budapest award ceremony of the European Press Prize, March 14, 2018.

Enough of Smer, people chanted in streets Video

Government resignation is not enough, the crowd called for early elections. This is how it looked like in Bratislava on March 16.

Fico fell. These are good, not perfect, developments

Unlike Kaczyński’s case there are two other parties in the coalition with Smer who can still bring the government down at any time.

Blog: Slovakia needs its Macron

"For a Decent Slovakia", where next ? Reflections from a Brit living in Slovakia.

For Decent Slovakia, protest in Lučenec on March 9.