Timetable changeover at Munich Airport: Sunday, October 25, 2015 marks the start of the winter period and the launch of many attractive new routes. Airlines are offering 221 destinations, including 192 with scheduled services. Alongside 15 airports in Germany, travelers in Munich can choose from among 128 conti-nental destinations. In the intercontinental segment, 49 routes will be served. Over the winter timetable period, which will end on March 26, 2016, airlines have booked slots for more than 145,000 flights.
A few highlights this winter: Meridiana, an airline making its debut in Munich, will be departing twice a day to Linate Airport in Milan with a Boeing 737. Luxair is expanding its Munich to Luxembourg service to 25 flights a week. For the first time, SAS is adding Stockholm to its Munich schedule, with three departures a week for the Swedish capital. Also new: a twice weekly service to Iasi in Romania operated by Tarom. During the coming winter period Transavia is offering flights to Paris-Orly every day except Saturdays, and starting in February will also be flying to Eindhoven in the Netherlands. Aeroflot is stepping up its service from Munich to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to four flights a day.
Emirates is substantially boosting the capacity on its Dubai route with a third daily flight, starting on February 1, 2016, to be operated with a Boeing 777. This will complement its two existing daily departures with the gigantic Airbus A380 . With the addition of two new weekly flights to Capetown this winter, Lufthansa will now have a daily service to the South African metropolis.