Dortmund airport spokesman Guido Miletic said the arrival of Ryanair will partially compensate for the loss of Air Berlin and Easyjet traffic, paying the same fees as other airlines. Dortmund airport is the fourth largest airport in North Rhine-Westphalia region ,with the capacity to handle 2.5 million passengers.
Dortmund Airport CEO Markus Bunk said "This is a big vote of confidence of the largest European airline in the potential of the region and the airport. With the new routes from Dortmund much needed jobs, the tourism in the region and support shows confidence in the tremendous growth potential at Dortmund airport".
Ryanair Deputy CEO Michael Cawley said “Ryanair is delighted to announce six new routes from Dortmund, our 11th German airport, beginning in March 2013.”
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