Tag: Munich Airport

Lufthansa flies from Munich Airport to Seattle for the first time

On Friday afternoon, 218 passengers flew with Lufthansa from Munich to Seattle for the first time. The airline is now offering three weekly flights from Munich to the US metropolis using an Airbus A350. This makes Seattle its fifth destination on North America's West Coast after San Diego, Los...

Korean Air awarded friendship medal by Mongolian government

Korean Air was awarded the Friendship Medal by the Government of Mongolia in recognition of the airline’s social contributions in Mongolia. Awarded by the President of Mongolia, the Friendship Medal is one of the highest honors awarded by the Mongolian government to foreign individuals and orga...

Munich Airport: Positiv annual result and strong traffic growth

Thanks to significant passenger growth of 17 percent, Munich Airport recorded a positive annual result (EAT) of EUR 25 million for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic. Revenue increased to approximately EUR 1.4 billion. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) moved back into the posit...

Travelex wins Munich Airport tender

Travelex has won the tender to operate foreign exchange and tax refund services for the Terminal 1 non-Schengen Terminal at Munich Airport. The five-year contract, which will run from October 2025, will see Travelex operate two new stores and several ATMs at non-Schengen areas of Terminal 1. I...

Lufthansa cabin staff strikes set to affect 120,000 passengers this week

Lufthansa cabin staff strikes set to affect 120,000 passengers this week

Lufthansa said around 120,000 passengers will be affected by strikes this week as cabin staff are set to walk out across key German airports. This week Lufthansa staff will go on strike at Frankfurt and Munich airports on 12 March and 13 March, respectively. Totalling 1,000 flights, Lufthansa ...

Vietnam Airlines to serve Munich Airport

Vietnam Airlines will take off from Munich Airport for the first time at the end of the summer flight schedule from October 02, 2024. In so doing, the airline is expanding its Asian flight program from Munich and will fly passengers twice a week to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. The airline will ...

Robot sells drinks and snacks at Munich Airport

With the introduction of the JEEVES service robot, passengers at Munich Airport can shop at a self-driving robot. Originally designed for use in the hotel and healthcare sector, a robot of this type is now being used for the first time in the world as a "snackbot" at an airport. Snackbot "JEEV...

Munich Airport and Incheon International Airport Corporation form strategic partnership

Munich Airport and South Korea's Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC) are embarking on an intensive cooperation in the field of aviation training. Hag Jae Lee, CEO of IIAC, and Jost Lammers, CEO of Munich Airport, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Munich Airport’s ...

Air China resumes flights between Munich and Shanghai

After a break of almost four years due to the pandemic, Air China has resumed flights between Munich Airport and the Chinese business metropolis of Shanghai as of today. Modern and efficient Airbus A350-900 long-haul aircraft are being operated three times a week. The flights will take place o...

Munich Airport celebrates significant growth after 'strong' year

Munich Airport celebrates significant growth after ‘strong’ year

Munich Airport has announced a "strong" year after seeing growth in passenger numbers, aircraft movements and air freight volumes through 2023. According to figures released this week, the airport saw the number of passengers rise by 17 per cent to 37 million - 5 million more compared to 2022. ...

Passenger numbers increase by 17 percent to 37 million at Munich Airport

The ongoing positive development at Munich Airport is clearly reflected in the traffic figures for 2023. Passenger numbers rose by five million year-on-year to a total of 37 million. With its current passenger volume, Munich Airport has reached around 80% of the record level from the pre-crisis y...

Munich airport: FRS Services onboards Ink to enhance its ground handling services

Ink Innovation has signed an agreement with ground handling company FRS Services to bolster operations at Munich International Airport by implementing Ink's Departure Control System (Ink DCS). FRS will use the many features of Ink DCS to improve process efficiency, especially in check-in, baggage,...

Munich Airport obtains Skytrax “5-Star” rating for the fourth time in a row

A  major success for Munich Airport: Bavaria's gateway to the world has defended its title as a "5-Star Airport" in a renewed audit by London-based aviation institute Skytrax. Experts from the Skytrax Institute took a close look at the quality of service and the quality of stay at the airport as p...

Smiths Detection to transform security screening at Munich Airport with 60 3D cabin bag scanners

Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces that it will supply Munich Airport with 60 HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX carry-on baggage scanners, which should see more than 30 million annual passengers* speed through security screening in a third of t...

Lufthansa Airlines, DLR, Airbus, MTU Aero Engines and Munich Airport sign Letter of Intent

Working together for a more sustainable aviation: Representatives of Lufthansa Airlines, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), Airbus, Flughafen München GmbH and MTU Aero Engines signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) in Berlin for a broad-based research collaborat...

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