The German commercial airports of Dortmund and Nuremberg are satisfied with the volume of traffic that was achieved during the two-week Easter holidays. NRW Airport had 142.425 passengers, 21,6 percent more than around Easter 2022.
It was also possible to surpass the record result that was achieved during the Easter holidays in 2019. At that time, Dortmund Airport had 127.829 passengers. The destinations that were booked particularly frequently by passengers were Palma de Mallorca and Katowice. "We are pleased about the renewed increase in demand during the Easter holidays, the many attractive travel destinations that we can offer our passengers and that the start of the summer season with the Easter holidays also went smoothly operationally," says airport boss Ludger van Bebber.
It was similar in Nuremberg. The Bavarian airport expected around 177.000 passengers, but it ended up being 181.500 passengers. In a direct comparison with the Easter holidays of the previous year, there were 16 percent more travelers. Around 11.000 passengers a day use the airport for their departures and arrivals. The busiest day of the year so far was Friday, April 14, 2023 with 12.750 passengers.
In Nuremberg, Palma de Mallorca was the destination to which most passengers were traveling. They had about 22.000 passengers on this route. Antalya followed closely behind. The hubs in Istanbul, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris were also heavily frequented. Offers in the low-cost segment proved to be generally very popular, with Ryanair, Pegasus and Vueling leading the way.