The number of passengers continued to grow in October
In October, Tallinn Airport provided its services to over 316,000 passengers, which is by 11 per cent more than during the same period last year.
According to Eero Pärgmäe, the Commercial Director of Tallinn Airport, October can be characterised by active commercial traffic and autumn school holiday trips.
“The most popular destinations were Berlin, Stockholm Frankfurt, Riga and Warsaw. In respect of charter destinations, the most flights were to Antalya; also, the destinations in Greece and Egypt continue to be popular among Estonians,” Pärgmäe said.
Altogether, the passengers from Tallinn could choose from 33 regular and 27 charter destinations.
The biggest carrier of air passengers, AirBaltic, provided services to 21 per cent of travellers in October. LOT/Nordica served 12 per cent and Ryanair 10 per cent of travellers. The share of low-cost airlines totalled 21 per cent.
Compared to last year, the airlines added 2 per cent seats to regular flights, while the number of passengers increased even 12 per cent. Therefore, also the average occupancy of regular flights increased significantly, reaching 76 per cent from last year’s 69 per cent.