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Hamburg Welcomes 14 Millionth Passenger

In 2014 total passenger figures increased by 8.9 per cent

Passenger figures at Hamburg Airport are once again on the rise. This year, more than 14 million passengers have already used the airport, with a young family from Northrhine Westphalia welcomed as record passengers. After their flight from Dusseldorf to Hamburg with Germany, the 14 millionth passengers were welcomed on Tuesday 9 December 2014, by Thomas Winkelmann, CEO of Germanwings, and Michael Eggenschwiler, CEO Hamburg Airport.

Nearly Nine Per Cent More Passengers

In 2014, total passenger figures increased by 8.9 per cent cat Hamburg Airport. “This positive result would not have been possible without the commitment of airlines in Hamburg, and we thus like to thank them for their co-operation. Together, we offer to passengers flying from Hamburg short distances and a comfortable journey from the ride to the airport to the landing at the final destination. The stable development of traffic makes Hamburg Airport an engine of growth and a major employer for Hamburg and its metropolitan region”, said Michael Eggenschwiler, CEO of Hamburg Airport.

German Wings with 50 Destinations

“We truly enjoy our good co-operation with the airport, which allowed Germanwings to grow strongly in Hamburg”, stated Thomas Winkelmann, CEO of Germanwings. In 2014, Lufthansa has been transferring all short- and medium-haul flights with the exception of Frankfurt and Munich to Germanwings. In addition, Germanwings has set up in Hamburg a route network with currently 50 destinations.

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