Passenger numbers reach a new record high: Schoenefeld exceeds 6 million passengers for the first time

18.12.06 15:26
Schoenefeld Airport continues on its successful course / LTU serves 20 destinations from Schoenefeld
Passenger numbers have reached a new record high at Schoenefeld Airport: 6 million passengers have already flown to and from Schoenefeld this year. Dr. Rainer Schwarz, CEO of Berlin Airports and Kerstin Hetzert, district manager of REWE-Tourism greeted the 6 millionth passenger in Schoenefeld. Michal Bartosz flew with LTU from Berlin to Punta Cana in the Caribbean. Berlin Airports and LTU presented the 17 year old student with two flight tickets on the LTU route system and a bouquet of flowers. Michal Bartosz flew with LTU from Berlin to Punta Cana in the Caribbean.

Dr. Schwarz is pleased with the positive traffic growth in Schoenefeld: "Schoenefeld Airport has consolidated its position as the most dynamically developing airport in Germany. In just one year Schoenefeld has increased its passenger volume by one million."

During the last four years Schoenefeld Airport has seen the steepest rise in passenger numbers in Berlin: in 2003, 1.7 million passengers flew to and from Berlin Schoenefeld, one year later 3.4 million and in 2005, 5 million passengers.

LTU serves 20 tourist destinations from Berlin Schoenefeld, including Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Mombassa in Kenya, Puerto Plata and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and Varadero in Cuba. With a passenger share of 4.8% LTU ranks fourth among the Top Ten Airlines in Schoenefeld. In November 2006 approximately 13.500 passengers flew with LTU to and from Schoenefeld. Further information regarding LTU is available at www.ltu.de

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