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  • Constant passenger numbers during the autumn holidays
    96,321 travellers used the Dortmund Airport

    During the two-week autumn holidays, which fell in the last week of October and the first week of November this year, a total of 96,321 passengers used Dortmund Airport. This means passenger traffic remained at the previous year’s level (2016: 96,386 passengers). 

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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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  • Increase in passengers at the airport in the third quarter
    More destinations on the winter timetable

    The slight increase in passengers from the first half of 2017 continued in the third quarter, and further intensified with the figures at the end of September showing 5.3 percent more passengers using Dortmund s airport than in 2016. In total during the period July to September, 565,562 passengers were recorded at Dortmund Airport - this represents an increase of 3.3 percent in the third quarter.

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  • Dortmund Airport welcomes new airline
    Corendon Airlines Europe starts a new service from Dortmund to Egypt

    The Dortmund Airport timetable has gained a destination. Corendon Airlines Europe is now flying passengers from Dortmund to Hurghada in Egypt with immediate effect. The connection to the Red Sea form Dortmund Airport is offered every Wednesday.

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  • From Dortmund to Egypt
    As of autumn, you can fly to Hurghada with Corendon Airlines

    Travellers can look forward to a new holiday destination in the autumn’s flight programme of Dortmund Airport. For Hurghada in Egypt is returning to the flight plan of the airport in Dortmund. Dortmund Airport will already provide flight connections to the popular holiday destination in North Africa as of October 2017 and will be offering travellers a further last-minute possibility to take off towards the sun.

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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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  • Delightful annual result 2016
    Modernisation of general aviation terminals lies ahead

    At the 13th meeting of the Flughafen Dortmund GmbH s supervisory board, Flughafen Managing Director Udo Mager presented a preliminary 2016 annual result of negative 14.9 million euros. As such, the Dortmund airport achieved its best annual result since 2001.

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  • Germania connects Dortmund with Usedom Island
    Book flights now for 2 September to 28 October 2017

    Germania makes an exception for the beautiful Baltic Sea and flies domestically in Germany. In late summer, the green-white airline will connect the Ruhr area with Usedom sland and fly directly from Dortmund to Herningsdorf every Friday. From 2 September to 28 October 2017, Germania will use a Boeing 737-700 aircraft for the flight to and from Usedom, which takes well over an hour.

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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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  • Dortmund Airport takes stock of holiday season
    278,501 passengers during the summer holidays

    During the six-week summer holidays, a total of 278,501 passengers passed through Dortmund Airport. Of these, around 34,675 passengers travelled to and from Palma de Mallorca. The Balearic island is consequently this year's favourite holiday destination.

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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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  • From Dortmund to Usedom
    Fly to the Baltic See again, commencing in April

    An endless 42 kilometres of the finest white sand beach attracts numerous bathing beauties, sea-shell collectors, sandcastle builders and beach explorers to the island of Usedom.

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  • Winter flight schedule 2015/2016
    Fly to your destination from Dortmund this winter

    The 2015/2016 winter season is in full swing. The Dortmund Airport winter flight schedule started on 25 October 2015 and offers flights to many exciting destinations throughout Europe.

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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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  • Strong passenger numbers in the third quarter
    Numbers down on last year

    As we enter the last quarter of the year, passenger numbers at Dortmund Airport are up 1.3% compared with the first three quarters of last year.

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  • Strike action in France
    Disruption and delays are possible

    The strike by French air traffic controllers between the 8th and 10th of April 2015 could interfere flight operations also at Dortmund. Flights to destinations in Spain or Portugal, which have to pass through the French airspace, may also be affected.

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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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  • Positive figures for the first six months of the year
    Passenger numbers are also increasing in the second quarter.

    In the first half of 2015, almost one million passengers (932,103) used Dortmund Airport, 6% more than in the same period last year. Passenger numbers at the airport are also rising in the second quarter of the year.

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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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  • Passengers numbers continue to grow
    Dortmund passengers fly to London

    Passenger numbers at Dortmund Airport are continuing to grow. In 2014, too, more passengers than in the previous year took off and landed in Dortmund. A total of 1,965,802 passengers used the Ruhr region airport, which represents a 2.2 % rise in the number of passengers compared with 2013.

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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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  • Germanwings flights to Ankara from March
    New Dortmund connection to Turkey

    From March 2015, Germanwings will offer flights between Dortmund Airport and Ankara. Every Saturday evening (9:45 p.m.), the airline will take off from the Ruhr airport to the Turkish capital. The return flight will land in Dortmund on Sunday morning (6:05 p.m.).

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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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  • Cheap parking guaranteed at Dortmund Airport

    At Dortmund Airport you can park for as little as 13 euros a day or 45 euros a week. This economical rate is available at Car Parks P3, P6 and P7.

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  • Wizz Air cancels Donezk flights from 30 April

    From 30 April, Wizz Air is cancelling all connections from Dortmund to Donetzk. Speaking to the airport, the airline blamed the current political situation in the Ukraine for the cancellation.

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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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