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St.Gallen-Altenrhein airport records growth

13 February 2018 | updated 13 February 2018

Altenrhein SG – People’s Airport St.Gallen-Altenrhein recorded an increase in the number of passengers last year. The airline People’s is also growing.

People’s Airport St.Gallen-Altenrhein was able to welcome 124,588 passengers last year, which corresponds to a growth of 15 per cent over 2016. In the area of business aviation, the use of aircraft for private and business purposes recorded a “notable” increase in the average size of aircraft size at Altenrhein airport, according to a statement.

The airline People’s recorded a 19 per cent increase in the number of passengers, with a total of 118,844 passengers flying with the airline last year. Of these, 100,681 passengers took scheduled flights to Vienna and Ibiza, while a further 18,163 passengers took advantage of chartered flights to summer destinations – an increase of 65 per cent.