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  • Growth trend continues in the autumn holidays
    Dortmund Airport has 12.8 percent more passengers

    Dortmund Airport is concluding this year’s autumn holidays with a passenger plus of 12.8 percent. During the two-week holiday in North Rhine-Westphalia, a total of 108,678 passengers used Dortmund Airport. 

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  • Fly from Dortmund to Tirana starting now
    The only direct connection from North Rhine-Westphalia to Tirana has started

    The first flight on the new route from Dortmund to Tirana took off last night. The capital of Albania is the first of five new destinations introduced by the Hungarian airline Wizz Air in the winter timetable. 

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  • Ryanair changes its baggage policy
    Starting 01/11/2018, only a small carry-on baggage is free.

    Ryanair will change its baggage policy from 01.11.2018. This mainly affects passengers who only want to travel with carry-on baggage.

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  • Winter season 2018/2019
    37 destinations in 22 countries can be reached directly from Dortmund

    The clocks have been running differently again in Germany since 28.10.2018. It’s winter time! Just in time for the time change, Dortmund Airport also started the winter season 2018/2019 with 5 new or returning destinations.

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  • New baggage regulations for Wizz Air
    An overview of the changes for carry-on and checked baggage

    New baggage regulations will enter into effect starting 1 November 2018 at the Hungarian airline Wizz Air. 

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  • More options during the winter season
    Wizz Air introduces five new routes

    On Sunday, 28 October 2018, Dortmund Airport will start the winter season with a total of 37 destinations in 22 different countries. In addition to metropolises such as Munich, London and Budapest, numerous other attractive cities in Central, Southern and Eastern Europe can also be reached via a short trip from Dortmund Airport.

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  • Higher passenger volumes in the third quarter
    New Wizz Air connections act as a growth engine

    Dortmund Airport continued the growth trend of the previous periods in the third quarter, further increasing its passenger numbers. In the period from July to September 2018, there were a total of 16.1 percent more passengers than in the same period of the previous year. 

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  • Interim results with Passenger-Plus at the airport
    Around 1.5 million passengers from January to August 2018

    The traffic performance from January to August 2018 was presented at the meeting of the Supervisory Board of Flughafen Dortmund GmbH. Airport Managing Director Udo Mager looked back with satisfaction on the traffic numbers for the first eight months, as the airport recorded a significant increase in passenger numbers with a total of around 1.5 million passengers. 

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  • The District Government of Münster approves longer operating hours at Dortmund Airport
    Restricted flight operations between 10:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. now possible

    The management of Flughafen Dortmund GmbH takes the following position on the decision of the District Government of Münster to extend the operating hours: Managing Director Udo Mager: "We welcome the fact that the District Government of Münster has now decided to extend the operating hours of Dortmund Airport. Deviating from our application, the approval unfortunately falls short of the operating times and flight movements required from the airport's point of view.”

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  • Fly from Dortmund to Albania and Kosovo 
    Wizz Air to connect Dortmund with Tirana and Pristina in the future 

    The Hungarian airline Wizz Air is directing its attention towards the winter flight schedule and announcing two new direct flight destinations, which will complement the current range of flights from Dortmund Airport in winter.

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  • Another Romanian destination to be served in the Dortmund route network 
    New flight route to Iasi has been officially opened
  • Wizz Air Announces New Flight Route to Chisinau
    Flight tickets can be booked from Dortmund to Moldova

    Wizz Air, one of the fastest growing European airlines and the leading low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, announced a new route from Dortmund to Chisinau in early July. From 16 December 2018, the Hungarian airline Wizz Air will connect Dortmund with the capital of Moldova. Flights from Dortmund to Chisinau will depart on Wednesdays and Sundays.

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  • Start thinking about parking now!
    Secure your parking at Dortmund Airport starting at 19 € for the entire period

    Holiday planning for 2018 is in full swing for many places, if not already completely finished. Your booked your flight with an early-bird discount and reserved your hotel at a discounted price. But what about arrival and departure? What should you do with your car while on holiday?

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  • Free WIFI
    Unlimited free surfing at the Dortmund Airport terminal starting now.

    The WIFI at the Dortmund Airport terminal has been free to passengers and visitors since 5 March 2018.

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  • New flight destinations as an engine for growth at Dortmund Airport
    16. supervisory board meeting: Continuous passenger growth in the year’s course

    Crossing the 2 million passenger mark at the end of the year remains the declared target for Dortmund Airport. Thus the last supervisory board meeting of the current year 2017 reviewed the development of transport at the Dortmund Airport. The Ruhr area airport managed to continuously increase its number of passengers throughout the entire year. 

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  • The new PANTHER is here
    Airport fire brigade receives the first new Rosenbauer vehicle in Germany

    At the beginning of October, the fire brigade at Dortmund Airport received its eagerly awaited flagship: a PANTHER 6 X 6 made by the fire-engine manufacturer Rosenbauer.

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  • New flight connection from Dortmund to Varna inaugurated
    Wizz Air incorporates a further flight route to Bulgaria

    Just in time for the start of the summer season, the flight offer at Dortmund Airport has been expanded by a new connection by the Hungarian Wizz Air. For the first time, passengers took their seats in the Wizz Air plane in Dortmund today, which will be connecting Dortmund and Varna on the Black Sea twice weekly from now on.

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  • Dortmund Airport is a pioneer in newsletter marketing
    Number 1 among mobility companies

    In a study by consulting firm Absolit Consulting that analyses the newsletter and e-mail activities of tourist companies operating in Germany, Dortmund s airport ranked number one out of 20 studied mobility companies.

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  • Second entrance to the security area
    New security lanes put into operation

    On 19 December 2016, a second entrance to the security area at the departure level was put into operation. With passenger checkpoints A and B and now seven security lanes, a quick review of all travellers should be guaranteed, even at peak times.

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  • Conversion work in the terminal
    Additional control lanes and new sanitary facilities

    Extensive construction work shall be commencing at the beginning of August: the setting up of two additional security check lanes should ensure a faster checking in – especially at flight departure times that are in special demand –.

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  • First flight from Dortmund to Niš
    Wizz Air launches new connection to Serbia

    On 20 August, Hungarian airline Wizz Air launched a new connection from Dortmund Airport. With immediate effect, travellers can fly to the Serbian city of Niš from Dortmund on three days a week.

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  • New destination from Dortmund Airport
    Wizz Air connects Dortmund with Niš

    The Ruhr Area will be connected to the Serbian Niš - Konstantin Veliki Airport with effect from 20 August 2016.

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  • To Georgia for the first time
    Wizz Air connects Dortmund with Kutaisi

    The Ruhrgebiet area shall be connected to Georgia by air for the first time. Wizz Air shall be flying from the Georgian Kopitnari Airport to Dortmund twice per week, commencing on 25 September 2016.

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  • One website for numerous devices
    The Dortmund Airport website

    Whether you're using a computer, smartphone or tablet, at the office, on the road or at home, the Dortmund Airport website is always available. Just open the domain www.dortmund-airport.com and the page will automatically load in the correct format.

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  • Heinemann expands its presence
    Second duty-free shop openend

    Heinemann now has a second option at Dortmund Airport for you to enjoy relaxed shopping before you fly. A new Heinemann duty-free shop selling a selected range of products has opened in the eastern section of the airport building, close to Gates 7 to 12.

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  • New regulation for e-cigarettes
    Now only permitted in hand luggage

    E-cigarettes have ignited in hold luggage and caused fires several times already. For this reason, passengers are now only permitted to carry e-cigarettes in hand luggage.

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  • New service for passengers
    Luggage-wrapping service in the terminal

    Battered suitcases, damaged handles and locks, lost suitcase contents: are all a thing of the past with the new luggage-wrapping service in Dortmund Airport. For €7, passengers no longer need to take any chances. 

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  • New regulation for hand luggage
    Electrical devices in hand luggage

    As of April 10th, Passengers will at security checkpoints be required to take larger electronic devices (e.g. smartphones, hair driers, cameras, shavers) out of the pockets. The devices will be controlled separately in the X-Ray installation. Previously, this regulation was limited to tablets and laptops.

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  • Enormous Demand for Warsaw
    Wizz Air expands it Warsaw service even before the first flight

    In response to the enormous demand, Wizz Air is already expanding its connections to Warsaw from Dortmund before the service even starts. Beginning in March of 2015 Wizz will start conducting regular flights from Dortmund to Poland’s capital city.

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  • Third-largest airport in North Rhine-Westphalia
    Dortmund Airport just behind Düsseldorf and Cologne

    Dortmund Airport is the third-largest airport in North Rhine-Westphalia. Only Düsseldorf and Cologne Bonn served more passengers in 2014. This has now been confirmed by figures for the sector released by the Flughafenverband ADV airport association.

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  • New Website
    Communication to the latest standarts

    So, you're a passenger and would like to find out about arrival and departure times? You'd like to know the desk and gate for your flight at the start of your journey? Or you live near the airport and are looking for information about noise levels? Perhaps you would like to become one of our business partners and find out about advertising opportunities for your company? Dortmund Airport has updated its website to the very latest standards.

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  • First flight to Sibiu/Hermannstadt
    Wizz Air launches a new Romanian connection

    On Sunday, an airbus belonging to Wizz Air took off from Dortmund in the direction of Sibiu for the first time. From now on, Central and Eastern Europe's largest airline will offer flights between the Ruhr area and the Transylvanian city twice a week (Wed., Sun.).

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  • A new destination from Dortmund: With Wizz Air to Riga

    From June, the Latvian capital, Riga, will be added to Dortmund Airport's scheduled flights. Wizz Air will connect the largest city in the Baltic with the airport in the Ruhr.

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