Podgorica Airport has recorded strong passenger growth during the first seven months of the year. It registered 461.835 travellers during the January - July period, of which 240.424 were departing passengers, and the remaining 221.411 arriving. The figure represents growth of 14.7% on 2015. The number of aircraft movements stood at 3.410, up 9.3%. Podgorica Airport is now close to overtaking Sarajevo as the ninth busiest in the former Yugoslavia, a title it held several years ago. Podgorica is expected to record further growth in August with Wizz Air recently launching two new routes to the city and Ryanair set to follow with a new service in early September.