996,714 passengers represent a plus of 12.8 percent
With the best result of its corporate history, the Allgäu Airport Memmingen has started its anniversary year. This year, the million-mark is to be cracked.
Before the 10th anniversary of civil aviation at the airport Memmingen will be celebrated in summer, there are already positive news. “We were able to continue our upward trend from the previous year impressively,” explains Allgäu Airport Managing Director Ralf Schmid.
Responsible for this development is the expanded flight offer, which is mainly supported by the airlines Ryanair and Wizz Air. But also more and more charter and holiday flights are positive in the balance 2016. The connection Memmingen-Moscow of the Russian airline Pobeda, launched in March, also provided further growth impulses. “Eastern Europe has become an important market for us,” says Schmid, “in which real growth can still be achieved.”
Numerous special flights during the Christmas holiday provided an additional offer of nearly 10,000 seats.
The 31 destinations of the timetable summer 2017 are already bookable.