With the removal of many pandemic-related travel restrictions, airlines at Munich Airport are once again offering significantly more connections in the upcoming summer flight schedule than in the previous two years.
“We see that demand is currently increasing noticeably and we expect significant passenger growth for the summer,” explained Jost Lammers, Managing Director of Munich Airport.
The summer flight schedule begins on Sunday March 27, 2022 and ends on October 29, 2022.
Lufthansa will park four additional state-of-the-art, low-emission long-haul Airbus A350s in Munich over the summer period, meaning the airline will operate a total of 26 long-haul aircraft at its Munich hub. Lufthansa added the attractive holiday destinations San Diego, Rio de Janeiro and Bangkok to his flight schedule from Munich. With Toronto and WashingtonLufthansa is also taking over two other North American destinations and also operating again to Mumbai in India.
Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings Discover flies to three popular long-haul destinations from Munich: Las Vegas, Punta Cana and Cancun.
United Airlines currently planning six daily flights to the United States, including flights to denver for the first time. This means United will even offer one more destination from Munich this summer compared to the pre-crisis year 2019.
American carriers American Airlines and Delta propose again daily flights to Charlotte and Atlanta. Delta also announced a connection to Detroit from May.
All Persian Gulf Airlines operating in Munich will be back on the network for the summer flight schedule. Emirates will fly to dubai, Qatar Airways to Doha, Etihad Airways to Abu Dhabi, Kuwait Airways to Kuwait City, Oman Air to Muscat and Saudi Arabian Airlines to Jeddah and Riyadh.
Thai Airways International is making a comeback, resuming flights from Munich to the Thai capital of bangkok.
A significant recovery is expected in holiday traffic to European and North African destinations. Discover Eurowingsfor example, will fly to 25 popular tourist hotspots – from Antalya to the Canary Islands and Zakynthos – with up to five aircraft stationed in Munich. Lufthansa will connect Munich to a total of 80 holiday destinations this summer. Condor is another airline offering attractive routes for holidaymakers this summer, flying to a total of 29 destinations from Munich. There are 14 Condor flights weekly to Mallorca alone. Three more attractive destinations in northern Europe – Billund and Bergen (Lufthansa) and Tampere (Air Baltic) – will also be connected to the Bavarian hub. Given the resumption of traffic, all the handling areas of the Terminal 2 satellite building are back in service.