It is the third-busiest Romanian airport in terms of air traffic, and the main air transportation hub for the western part of Romania.
The airport serves as an operating base for Wizz Air, and is considered a backup airport for Bucharest (OTP), Budapest (BUD) and Belgrade (BEG).
The airport is named in honour of Traian Vuia, a Romanian flight pioneer and a Timiș County native.
The airlines Lufthansa, Tarom, WizzAir and Ryanair offer direct flights to the following destinations:
- Belgium: Charleroi
- Germany: Memmingen, Munich, Dortmund, Frankfurt, Hahn
- Great Britain: London
- France: Paris, Beauvais
- Israel: Tel Aviv
- Italy: Bari, Bologna, Bergamo, Rome, Treviso
- România: Bucharest, Iași
- Spain: Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia