Tag: Munich Airport

Munich Airport Passenger Traffic Soars to New All-Time High

Reading Time: 1 minute With new single-day, monthly and quarterly records, Munich Airport continued its impressive performance through the end of Q3 2018. Passenger traffic in the first three quarters of the year was up 3.0 percent, or nearly 1 million passengers, to a new record of over 35 million. This dynamic trend produced a number of all-time highs […]

Munich Airport Stays on Course for Growth in the First Half of 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Munich Airport set a new record for passenger traffic in the first six months of the 2018 operating year, with a total of 21.7 million passengers handled. This represents an increase of about 3 percent. The number of take-offs and landings was up slightly as compared with the first half of 2017 to around 200,000. […]

Munich Airport Сhosen as Europe’s Best Airport

Reading Time: 1 minute Munich Airport can again enjoy the title of “Europe’s Best Airport” in 2018. The Bavarian hub was selected for the honor in the annual World Airport Awards announced by the respected London-based aviation research institute Skytrax. The announcement was made in a special ceremony on the occasion of the international airport fair “Passenger Terminal EXPO […]

Passenger Traffic at Munich Airport Rises to New All-Time Record

Reading Time: 2 minutes Munich Airport’s dynamic growth continued in 2017 with new traffic records in several categories: Passenger traffic increased by an impressive 2.3 million to a new all-time high of 44.6 million. This was a 5.5 percent gain over the 2016 figure. The airport also saw a strong surge in take-offs and landings, with an increase of […]

Munich Airport and Moscow Domodedovo Sign Sister Airport Agreement

Reading Time: 1 minute Munich Airport and Moscow Domodedovo Airport are forging closer ties: at a special ceremony, the top managers of the two hubs, Dr. Dmitriy Kamenshchik, Chairman of the Board Moscow Domodedovo Airport Group and Dr. Michael Kerkloh, the President and CEO of Munich Airport, signed a cooperation agreement. The aim of the partnership is a systematic […]

Lufthansa To Station Five A380 Widebody Jets In Munich

Reading Time: 1 minute Lufthansa announced plans to station five Airbus A380 widebody airliners at its Munich hub in the summer of next year. By deploying the world’s largest passenger aircraft, Lufthansa will not only substantially boost its capacity on long-haul routes to and from Munich, but will also establish a new premium service for passengers using Munich Airport. […]

Munich Airport Posts Strong Gains in Q1 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute Munich Airport’s dynamic growth has continued into the first quarter of 2017: both passenger traffic and the number of take-offs and landings were up over 5 percent as compared with the same quarter a year earlier. The airport handled 9.4 million passengers – more than ever before in the first quarter of a calendar year. […]

5 Luxurious Airports Prove to Be the Best in the World

Reading Time: 7 minutes Air travel is no longer a luxury commodity – on the contrary, it proves to be as indispensable to everyday life as medicine or telecommunications. Apart from occupying a pivotal role in the social development, aviation also brings enormous benefits to modern economies by unlocking their potential for more profitable trade and tourism. Without a […]

World’s Best Airport Terminal is in Munich

Reading Time: 3 minutes Munich Airport and Lufthansa can bask in the glory of a highly coveted accolade: At the 2017 World Airports Award, announced by the London-based Skytrax Institute, Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 was honored as the world’s number one terminal. The rankings are based on a survey of 14 million passengers around the world. Terminal 2, which […]

Lufthansa A321 in Near-Miss with UAV at Munich Airport

Reading Time: 1 minute As regulators worldwide search for a solution to the ever-increasing problem of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones as they are also called, a further incident has occurred at Germany’s Munich Airport between a UAV and a Lufthansa A321 on its approach to the airport on August 4. The plane in question was on a […]