With six weeks left in this year's summer flight schedule, it is already evident that Munich Airport will set new records for long-haul traffic next summer
At the international Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) + Hospitality Conference & Awards 2023 in Bangkok, the Hilton Munich Airport scored in two categories. Marcel Tauschek, Chef of the Michelin-starred Mountain Hub Gourmet restaurant, was awarded "Airport Hotel Chef of the Year".
After an interruption of more than three years, the last Asian long-haul carrier has returned to Munich Airport following the pandemic. As of today, Air China is once again offering daily flights between Munich and the Chinese capital Beijing. The flights are operated by modern Boeing B777-300ER long-haul aircraft.
During the summer vacation, climbing enthusiasts will have the opportunity to test their personal limits at dizzying heights in the Munich Airport Center (MAC). Experienced climbers and newbies alike will get to try out new challenges between August 7 and August 30, 2023, when the MAC Forum will play host to a high-rope course specially designed for the airport.
The Airport Academy, Munich Airport‘s training and education center, has been awarded as Accredited Training Partner (ATP) by the Airports Council International (ACI), the world's airports association. The ATP program rewards selected training organizations, setting the standard for excellence in airport training.
For the first time, an aircraft of the Moldovan airline FlyOne landed in the Bavarian capital. Every Wednesday and Saturday, FlyOne now connects Munich with the Moldovan capital Chisinau. The flights are operated by Airbus A320 aircraft.
In the presence of numerous guests from the worlds of politics and business, LabCampus, the new innovation center at Munich Airport, was opened in an official ceremony today by State Minister Albert Füracker, Munich Airport CEO Jost Lammers, Munich Airport CFO Nathalie Leroy and Professor Thomas F. Hofmann, President of the Technical University of Munich.
The steady upward trend at Munich Airport is reflected in the traffic figures for the first half of 2023: With 16.6 million passengers in the first six months, passenger numbers were more than 28% higher than in the same period of the previous year. In the first half of 2023, Munich Airport’s passenger volume therefore amounted to roughly three-quarters of the record figure from 2019. The average seat load factor of aircraft at Munich Airport in the first half of the year has never been higher:
Flughafen München GmbH (FMG) and Deutsche Lufthansa AG are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Terminal 2. The terminal building was jointly planned and financed by FMG and Lufthansa and has been jointly operated since the end of June 2003. This partnership between an airport and an airline remains unique worldwide and has been gradually further developed.
EasyJet is now connecting a new destination with Munich. From June 28, the low-cost airline is serving Naples three times a week, satisfying the high demand from Munich's catchment area for flights to the popular vacation region. With flights to the region around the Amalfi Coast and the offshore islands of Capri and Ischia, the airline has added another route to its established flights from Munich to London-Gatwick, Manchester and Edingburgh
At its most recent meeting, the Munich Airport Supervisory Board renewed CEO Jost Lammers’ contract, which was set to expire at the end of 2024, for another five years. The Supervisory Board Chairman, State Minister Albert Füracker, acknowledged the 56-year-old CEO’s achievements and congratulated him on the contract renewal at the meeting.