Press: Flight schedule at Munich Airport continues to grow

New summer timetable with numerous attractive destinations around the world


  • 3,300 departures per week
  • 160 destinations around the globe

On Sunday, March 31, 2024, Munich Airport launches its summer flight schedule, which this year runs until Saturday, October 26. The airlines have announced more than 3,300 departures per week for this seven-month period, approximately twelve percent more than in summer 2023.

Around 2,400 of them will be heading to more than 100 destinations in 21 countries in Europe and around the Mediterranean. More than 330 flights will serve 47 intercontinental destinations, including 24 in Asia, 19 in North and Central America, and four in Africa. In addition, 600 flights to 13 domestic German destinations are scheduled for the summer timetable.

The airlines at Munich Airport are again offering many new attractive destinations this summer. Lufthansa will be serving Seattle with three weekly flights on long-haul routes to the US starting in June. US airline Delta will also be flying to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport three times a week starting on April 11.

From September, Lufthansa will add Johannesburg in South Africa to its schedule with three weekly flights. There are now daily flights from Munich to the Chinese capital Beijing and to Osaka in Japan. Starting on July 2, the Japanese airline All Nippon Airways will also be flying to Tokyo seven times a week. San Diego in southern California will be served by Lufthansa five times a week during the summer timetable period.

Vietnam Airlines will take off from Munich Airport for the first time starting in October 2024. In so doing, the airline is expanding its Asian flight schedule from Munich and will fly passengers twice a week to each of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. The airline will use a Boeing B787-9 for these new flights.

Fans of the Airbus A380 will also be well served in Munich: Lufthansa will operate daily flights to the US destinations of Boston, New York, Los Angeles, and Washington as well as Delhi in India with the world’s largest passenger aircraft. Emirates is also offering two daily departures to Dubai on the A380.

Within Europe, Lufthansa is adding Nantes in western France to its schedule with three weekly departures, as well as Trondheim in Norway with two departures a week. Flights to Oulu in northern Finland will continue with two connections per week.

Discover, a subsidiary of Lufthansa, is stationing five Airbus A320 aircraft in Munich during the summer timetable period. It will operate around 70 departures a week to 23 vacation destinations, most of which are located in Greece, the Balearic Islands, and the Canary Islands.

Norwegian will fly from Munich to the Spanish destinations of Malaga (three times a week) and Alicante (twice weekly). Air Montenegro is also offering a new service at Munich Airport, with two flights a week to Podgorica starting in June. SkyAlps is offering twice-weekly flights to Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the first time, while Universal Air will serve Pecs-Pogány in Hungary with four flights a week. 

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