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A record year

Last year Nuremberg Airport set a new record for passenger numbers. With 700,000 additional passengers, the airport broke the 4 million mark for the first time since 2010. Until now it has only been possible to achieve this figure with transiting passengers.

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Passenger growth: Nuremberg Airport breaks the 4 million mark

The 4 millionth passenger, Oliver Schafheitle (centre) is greeted by Press Officer Christian Albrecht, VP Marketing Jürgen Kohstall, Head of Aviation Marketing Christian Käser and Manager for Passenger Services, Susanne Lang (right to left). 

For the first time since 2010, Albrecht Dürer Airport Nürnberg has broken the 4 million mark for passenger figures. Oliver Schafheitle, who flew to Hamburg with Eurowings on 11 December, was greeted as the 4 millionth passenger and presented with a Duty Free voucher, flowers and Christmas gingerbread, a Nuremberg speciality. 

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New flights to Sofia
Wizz Air further expands offering from Nuremberg

Starting on August 1st Wizz Air launches new direct flights from Nuremberg to Sofia. Further expanding the Hungarian airline’s existing offering from Nuremberg and complementing successful routes to Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca and Skopje Wizz Air is now operating direct flights to Bulgaria’s capital city. The launch is to be closely followed by the inauguration of a fifth route to Sibiu later in August.

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Ryanair opens 5 new routes to Nuremberg

From 1st November Ryanair will be operating a new base with one aircraft at Albrecht Dürer Airport as well as five new routes into Nuremberg. These new routes will be of particular interest to trade fair visitors and tourists coming to Franconia to explore the region’s historic towns and cities, to enjoy the stunning landscape and imbibe of a breadth of culinary delights.

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New security area at the Albrecht Dürer Airport

Located between check-in halls 1 and 2, a new security area was opened today at Albrecht Dürer Airport Nürnberg. The official opening was attended by the Bavarian Minister of Interior and Transport Joachim Herrmann, the Minister of Finance Dr. Markus Söder, Deputy Mayor of Economic Affairs Dr. Michael Fraas and airport Managing Director Dr. Michael Hupe.

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SunExpress greets its 111,111th passenger in Nuremberg

On Tuesday at the Albrecht Dürer Airport Nürnberg SunExpress welcomed its 111,111th passenger of the year. This lucky guest was the 100-year-old Margarete Horstmann from Nuremberg. The airline surprised her as she was boarding flight XG 3247 from Nuremberg to Varna/Bulgaria on 4th August.

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