This November Tallinn Airport served 206,786 passengers, which is 26% more than in November last year. In terms of countries, Germany had the highest volume of flights and Italy had the largest choice of direct flights.
The average seat occupancy rate for scheduled flights to 33 destinations from Tallinn during November was 68%. Passengers most frequently flew to Helsinki, Riga and Frankfurt hubs. By country, the most popular destination was Germany, with a choice of four direct routes: Frankfurt, Munich, Nuremberg and Berlin. However, the country with the largest choice of direct routes was Italy, offering the possibility to travel to five cities: Rome, Milan, Naples, Venice and Treviso.
In November, 12 airlines offered scheduled flights from Tallinn, with Ryanair and airBaltic being the most popular choices (22.6% and 21.9% of passengers respectively). From November Ryanair offers flights from Tallinn to Treviso Airport in Italy and Wizz Air to Luton Airport in London.
The Turkish tourist season is coming to an end for charter flights, so charter passengers were mainly flying to Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt.
According to Eero Pärgmäe, Member of the Management Board of AS Tallinna Lennujaam, the number of passengers in November was very positive. “The switch to the winter schedule always means a seasonal drop in passenger numbers, but we are very pleased with this November. Against a backdrop of high inflation and significant heating costs, we are pleased to see that people and businesses continue to have some scope to travel. We very much hope that by the end of 2022, 2.7 million passengers will have used the services of Tallinn Airport,” said Pärgmäe.
In November, 4,525 passengers passed through regional airports. Most of them, 3,183 in total, chose Kuressaare, marking a 32% increase compared to twelve months ago. 940 passengers passed through Kärdla Airport, 237 through Ruhnu, 136 through Pärnu, Tartu 21 and 8 through Kihnu.