April 20, 2024
Aviation Travel

Munich Airport Unveils Summer Flight Schedule

Over 3,300 Weekly Departures Confirmed

Munich Airport will launch its enhanced summer flight schedule on Sunday, March 31, 2024, and will extend it until Saturday, October 26. This will offer travellers an extensive array of global destinations.

With an increase of approximately 12% from the previous summer, airlines operating out of Munich Airport have announced over 3,300 weekly departures during these seven months.

A significant portion of these departures, around 2,400 flights, will whisk passengers away to more than 100 destinations across 21 European and Mediterranean countries.

Moreover, over 330 flights are slated for intercontinental journeys, serving 47 destinations worldwide, including 24 in Asia, 19 in North and Central America, and four in Africa. Additionally, 600 flights are scheduled for 13 domestic German destinations.

New Routes

Among the highlights of the summer 2024 timetable are several enticing additions to the route network.

Lufthansa, for instance, will introduce three weekly flights to Seattle in the United States, commencing in June.

Meanwhile, Delta Air Lines will inaugurate thrice-weekly services to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport from April 11.

In September, Lufthansa plans to expand its offerings with thrice-weekly flights to Johannesburg, South Africa.

The airline will also enhance its connectivity to vital Asian destinations, including daily flights to Beijing and Osaka. All Nippon Airways will commence seven weekly flights to Tokyo from July 2.

Lufthansa will additionally operate five weekly flights to San Diego in southern California.

Vietnam Airlines will debut operations from Munich Airport in October 2024, introducing bi-weekly services to both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, utilising Boeing B787-9 aircraft.

Lufthansa’s deployment of the Airbus A380 will continue to provide ample capacity on routes to the United States and India, with daily flights to Boston, New York, Los Angeles, Washington, and Delhi.

Emirates will also maintain its robust service with two daily A380 departures to Dubai.

European Network

Lufthansa will introduce three weekly European departures to Nantes, France, and two to Trondheim, Norway. Flights to Oulu, Finland, will continue with twice-weekly connections.

Discover, a subsidiary of Lufthansa, will station five Airbus A320 aircraft in Munich. The company will facilitate around 70 weekly departures to 23 vacation destinations in Greece, the Balearic Islands, and the Canary Islands.

Norwegian will offer thrice-weekly flights to Malaga and twice-weekly flights to Alicante. Air Montenegro will commence twice-weekly services to Podgorica in June, while SkyAlps will introduce twice-weekly flights to Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Universal Air will provide four weekly flights to Pecs-Pogany in Hungary.

With this extensive and diverse range of destinations, Munich Airport is poised to offer travellers unparalleled connectivity and convenience throughout the summer of 2024.

Featured image: A Delta Air Lines aircraft takes off from Munich Airport. Credit: Munich Airport

    Arnold Pinto

    Arnold Pinto

    Arnold Pinto is an award-winning journalist with wide-ranging Middle East and Asia experience in the tech, aerospace, defence, luxury watchmaking, business, automotive, and fashion verticals. He is passionate about conserving endangered native wildlife globally. Arnold enjoys 4x4 off-roading, camping and exploring global destinations off the beaten track.
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