Munich Airport to welcome new routes this winter

posted on 30th October 2018 by Justin Burns
Munich Airport to welcome new routes this winter

Munich Airport has released its winter route schedule and it features flights to 207 destinations and 17 airports in Germany, 139 European routes and 51 intercontinental destinations across the globe.

The schedule will run from 28 October to 30 March and a headline new service is from 17 November, when the Columbian airline Avianca launches a new connection from Bogotá to Munich. It is the carrier’s first-ever non-stop service from the Columbian capital to a German destination, and it will depart five times a week.

Lufthansa is stepping up its service to Miami this winter from three departures a week to a daily flight. This service will now be operated with an Airbus A380 and it will operate flights to San Francisco with the A380 for the first time. The carrier will also continue the new flights to Singapore it launched in the summer.

In another first, the US airline United Airlines is continuing its daily connection to the Texan metropolis of Houston into the winter season this year. And with the addition of two new weekly flights to Beijing, Air China will fly from Munich for the Chinese capital seven days a week.

In the coming winter season, Thai Airways International will make its daily flights to Bangkok with a modern Boeing 777 aircraft instead of the Boeing 747 as before.

On 16 February, 2019, Munich Airport will mark the debut of a new airline with the launch of 18 weekly departures to London City Airport by the British carrier BA CityFlyer.

Lufthansa will depart for the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, twice a week this winter. Meanwhile, it will continue to operate the service to Katowice, Poland, launched in the summer months, and is adding a third daily flight to its service to Domodedovo Airport in Moscow.

Eurowings is offering 28 flights a week from Munich to Hamburg in the winter schedule, and will increase its services to Cologne to 38 weekly departures. The airline will also fly from Munich to Split in Croatia and Thessaloniki in Greece for the first time.

Norwegian will triple the number of flights toAlicante, Gran Canaria, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca and Tenerife to a total of 29 weekly departures. The low-cost carrier is also adding more flights to Oslo this winter, offering a daily service as compared to three flights a week as before.