Dresden and Leipzig/Halle airports had a combined 1.948.172 passengers in the first eight months of the current year. This was around 31 percent higher than the volume in the comparable period of 2022.
Leipzig/Halle Airport counted over 1.349.600 passengers from January to August, around 41 percent more than in the previous year. There was particularly strong demand for flights to holiday regions around the Mediterranean, the Red and Black Seas and the Atlantic. Around three quarters of all passengers from Leipzig/Halle took advantage of these offers for their holiday trip. In the summer holiday weeks in July and August, almost 310.000 passengers were counted on connections to sunny destinations.
Almost 599.000 passengers used Dresden Airport in the first eight months, 13 percent more than in the previous year. Significant growth has been recorded, among other things, in connections to the international hubs Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Zurich, through which Dresden is connected to the global network of Lufthansa, KLM and Swiss.