July 11, 2023
July 11, 2023
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: The figure of nearly 80% is a new record.
The upward trend is also demonstrated by the increase in the number of aircraft movements, with more than 140.0000 registered in the first half of 2023. This was growth of 9% year on year. Bavaria’s premium hub now once again offers flights to 200 destinations in 60 countries around the world.
Freight business at the airport also benefited from the increasing air traffic in Munich, with the total freight volume growing by over 4% year on year to approximately 132,000 metric tons.
|Commercial traffic||16.635.819||12.953.662||+28,4 %|
|Cargo handled (in metric tons)|
|Air cargo carried||132.404||126.773||+4,4 %|
Promt assistance: Munich Airport and its ground handling subsidiary AeroGround are donating €200,000 to help victims of the earthquake catastrophe in Turkey and Syria. The Munich Airport Aid Society (Flughafenverein München e.V.) provides a further €70,000. There are numerous employees of Turkish origin working for Munich Airport and its subsidiary AeroGround.
Munich Airport achieves 5th place in the "Airport Industry Connectivity Report 2022" published by the international airport association ACI. An annual report evaluates the quality and number of possible transfer connections at international airports.