Air transport, Slovenia, 2016

In 2016 1.41 million passengers travelled through all three slovenian international airports

In 2016 1.41 million passengers travelled through all three slovenian international airports (Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Airport of Edvard Rusjan Maribor, Portorož Airport).

  • 4/19/2017
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Decrease of passenger and goods traffic on three slovenian international airports
In 2016, passenger traffic on three slovenian international airports (Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Airport of Edvard Rusjan Maribor, Portorož Airport) decreased by 3%, compared to 2015. 1.41 million passengers travelled through all three slovenian international airports. Goods traffic increased by 2% and amount 10,408 tonnes of goods.

Decrease of passenger and increase of goods traffic on Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport
1.4 million passengers travelled in 2016 through Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport; 2% less as in 2015. 
93% of all passengers were carried by scheduled flights. The largest passenger traffic with scheduled flights was recorded, same as in 2015, to or from Germany (18%) and the United Kingdom (14%). Biggest increase was recorded to or from Poland (more than doubled), on the other hand biggest decrease was recorded to or from Switzerland (22%).
60% of passengers on scheduled flights travelled between Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport and airports within the EU-28, 40% of passengers travelled on the routes between Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport and airports outside the EU-28.
The largest passenger traffic with unscheduled flights was recorded to or from Greece (47%) and Turkey (10%). Biggest increase was recorded to or from Spain; number of passengers was bigger for more than four times, while unscheduled passenger traffic to or from Egypt fell to the level of less than one tenth, compared to the year 2015.
55% of passengers on unscheduled flights traveled on routes between the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport and airports within the EU-28, 45% on the routes between the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport and airports outside the EU-28.
In comparison with 2015, goods traffic increased by 3% in the year 2016 and amount to 10,350 tonnes, mostly with scheduled flights.

The biggest Slovenian air carrier carried more passengers and goods as in 2015
The biggest Slovenian air carrier carried more than 1,45 million passengers in 2016, which is 13% more compared to the previous year. At the same time transport of goods increased by 8%. More than 1,435 tonnes of goods were transported with airplanes.

Chart 1: Passenger traffic, Slovenia
Chart 1: Passenger traffic, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Chart 2: Goods traffic, Slovenia
Chart 2: Goods traffic, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Table 1: Airport passenger and goods traffic, Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport
201520162016
2015
Passengers (1,000)
Total1,436.01,404.297.8
Scheduled flights1,297.21,306.3100.7
Non-scheduled flights138.897.970.5
Goods (1,000 t)
Total10.110.4102.5
Scheduled flights10.110.3102.4
Non-scheduled flights0.00.0141.9
Source: SURS
Table 2: Top ten countries by number of passengers by scheduled flights, Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, 2016
Country of arrival/departureRank
year 2015
Passengers (1,000)2016
2015
1. Germany1232.1100.1
2.United Kingdom2186.5119.1
3. Turkey4100.883.3
4. Switzerland397.278.6
5. Belgium696.493.4
6. France774.2101.9
7. Serbia1265.9151.9
8. Austria863.299.3
9. Albania951.987.2
10. Russia1142.498.7
Source: SURS
Table 3: Top ten countries by number of passengers by non-scheduled flights, Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, 2016
Country of arrival/departureRank
year 2015
Passengers (1,000)2016
2015
1. Greece145.875.4
2. Turkey29.548.6
3. Tunisia66.7173.1
4. Spain115.8472.8
5. Malta74.3109.9
6. Italy103.9263.5
7. Israel43.932.8
8. Iceland83.3103.7
9. Cyprus92.2125.5
10. Egypt31.57.9
Source: SURS
Detailed data and time series are available on the SI-STAT data portal.
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