Lufthansa and Munich Airport Sign Letter of Intent to Strengthen Sustainable Partnership and Expand Intermodal Transport Hub

MUNICH, Germany, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Flughafen München GmbH (FMG) and Lufthansa are reaffirming and strengthening their successful strategic partnership. The two companies are now signing a letter of intent (LOI) to intensify and continue the sustainable development of Munich Airport. In the LOI, both parties commit to a shared sustainability strategy, to… Read the full press release

Munich Airport Sees Massive Growth in All Traffic Figures for 2022: 19 Million Passengers and 55% Increase in Air Freight Volume

19 million more passengers than in 2021 Aircraft movements nearly doubled year on year Air freight volume increases by 55% to 259,000 metric tons MUNICH, Germany, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A busy summer has gifted Munich Airport massive growth in all traffic figures in 2022: Passenger numbers rose by 19 million year on… Read the full press release

Munich Airport to modernize and equip its Terminal 2 with state-of-the-art technology

MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Renovation work gets under way at Munich Airport’s Terminal 2: The central security checkpoint at Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 is being modernized and equipped with state-of-the-art technology, with completion scheduled for fall 2024. As a result, passengers of Lufthansa and its partner airlines will benefit from faster,… Read the full press release

DHL Express starts construction for its new Munich Airport facility

€104 million total investment Almost seven times the existing processing area Relocation scheduled for 2024 MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 27, 2022), DHL Express Germany marked the official start of construction for its new Munich Airport facility with a groundbreaking ceremony. The building, which is being built on parking lots… Read the full press release

Munich Airport ranked one of the best airports in the world at the annual “World Airport Awards”

MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In passengers’ eyes, Munich Airport is still one of the best airports in the world even after two years of pandemic: At the annual “World Airport Awards” conferred by London-based aviation consultancy Skytrax, the Bavarian air transportation hub was awarded the title of “Best Airport in Central… Read the full press release

Munich Airport welcomes Somon Air’s weekly flights between Munich and Dushanbe

MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — From now on, Somon Air with the IATA code SZ offers weekly flights from Munich to the Tajik capital Dushanbe. The flight lands every Monday at 09:30 in Munich and departs at 11:30 back to the Dushanbe hub. A Boeing 737-900 ER is in service on the… Read the full press release

Munich Airport announces the opening of Tripidi and Barber House at Terminal 2

MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With the summer timetable in force, the number of destinations on offer at Munich Airport is increasing – and with it the number of passengers. Against the backdrop of increasing traffic, the airport launches further attractive shopping and service offers: High-quality houseware at “Tripidi” “Tripidi” opened a… Read the full press release

Munich Airport introduces audio walk through Terminal 2 to provide entertaining information about the working environment at the airport

MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Munich Airport is now offering a varied audio walk through Terminal 2 to help families with children shorten their waiting time at the airport. The audio walk through the Schengen area offers interesting insights into the airport world and at the same time provides entertaining information about… Read the full press release

Munich Airport announces the store opening of Swiss Haut Chocolatier Sprüngli

MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — From now on, passengers at Munich Airport will have the opportunity to purchase products from the renowned Swiss Haut Chocolatier Sprüngli directly at the airport: After the earlier success of its pop-up store at Munich Airport, the Swiss pioneer of Grand Cru chocolate has now chosen a… Read the full press release

Munich Airport welcomes Lufthansa’s non-stop services to Rio de Janeiro and San Diego; and relaunch of flights to Bangkok

MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — For the first time non-stop from Munich to Rio de Janeiro and San Diego, and also again to Bangkok: Lufthansa is offering a highly attractive long-haul program from Munich this summer. Mumbai, Toronto and Washington are also back on the flight schedule after an extended break. Now,… Read the full press release

Munich Airport welcomes Eurowings Discover’s new service to Nevada

MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A new gateway to the U.S. casino metropolis of Las Vegas has opened up with the change to the summer flight schedule. Sunday, March 27, 2022, marked the first time a long-haul aircraft of the airline, which was founded last year, took off from Munich to the… Read the full press release

Munich Airport welcomes new cargo services from Qatar Airways

MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Munich Airport welcomes a further increase in so-called cargo-only services. As of today (January 17, 2022), Qatar Airways is operating regular flights to and from Munich with a cargo version of its Boeing 777. The routing starts in Bangalore, India, and leads via Qatar’s capital Doha to… Read the full press release

Men’s fashion specialist Hirmer opens new store at Munich Airport

MUNICH, Germany, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — There is now a new shopping attraction at Munich Airport: The long-established Munich company Hirmer has today (December 13, 2021) opened a new store in Terminal 1 (central area). The shop has an area of 240 m² and will be used to present a selection from Hirmer’s… Read the full press release

Munich Airport welcomes Lufthansa’s fleet expansion

Expansion of fleet enables extra long-haul routes Supervisory Board Chairman Füracker highlights benefit for Bavaria Jost Lammers: Boost for Munich as a premium hub COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The decision announced by Lufthansa today (December 14, 2021) to station four additional, state-of-the-art long-haul Airbus A350s at its Bavarian hub has been… Read the full press release

Munich Airport announces another LabCampus prominent tenant, Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS)

Deutsche Flugsicherung to use LabCampus as a gateway to the working world of tomorrow COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — LabCampus, the new interdisciplinary innovation center at Munich Airport, has gained another prominent tenant. Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) has rented around 2,700 m² of space in LAB 48. As the first property on LabCampus,… Read the full press release

Experience a safe travel this Christmas season at Munich Airport

COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — During the Christmas season, Munich Airport offers passengers and visitors a wide range of services in numerous stores and restaurants. Comprehensive hygiene measures are in place to ensure the necessary protection against infection. The outdoor beer garden of the airport brewery “Airbräu” in the Munich Airport Center… Read the full press release

Munich Airport traffic steadily rising since summer months

Passenger numbers at the airport have been rising steadily for months Promise of strong growth as US opens its borders to foreign visitors Jost Lammers: “We are bringing momentum back to Munich as a premium hub” COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Traffic at Munich Airport has risen steadily since the beginning of… Read the full press release

Rail tunnel extension at Munich Airport linking Freising to Erding via the airport completed

COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Three years after the official groundbreaking ceremony for the extension of the rail tunnel at Munich Airport, which will provide a link for rail traffic between Freising and Erding running via the airport, the shell has now been completed on schedule. The tunnel already in place, which… Read the full press release

French luxury leather goods company “Longchamp” opens new store at Munich Airport

COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — An exclusive ribbon-cutting at Munich Airport today (July 28, 2021): Together with Eurotrade, the retail subsidiary of Munich Airport, the French luxury leather goods company “Longchamp” opened its new 72-square-meter boutique in Terminal 2 at Gates H. The boutique at Munich Airport was designed in line with the… Read the full press release

Munich Airport expects the entire month of July to surpass the one-million mark

Number of passengers and flights steadily rising since February July first month to see more than 50,000 passengers again in a single day Traffic expected to increase significantly in the second half of the year COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The volume of traffic at Munich Airport is beginning to soar once… Read the full press release

Munich Airport welcomes Turkish Airlines Cargo service from Bavaria to the Bosporus

COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — A new scheduled service is now available for the fast transport of goods from Munich to Istanbul and beyond to many Asian destinations. Turkish Airlines Cargo has now launched its first weekly cargo service from Bavaria to the Bosporus. The Turkish carrier is operating Airbus A330F freighters… Read the full press release

Run for a good cause with Generali Munich Marathon and Munich Airport’s Around the World Challenge

The Around the World Challenge is set up as a multi-year event divided into several stages For every kilometer that is run, money will be donated to a charitable organization The honorary patron of this first stage is the US General Consul Meghan Gregonis COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Relay teams comprised… Read the full press release

Munich Airport welcomes Azimuth Airlines’ new services to southern Russian city of Krasnodar

COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The up-and-coming Russian carrier Azimuth Airlines is now offering two weekly flights, departing on Sundays and Tuesdays, from Munich to the southern Russian city of Krasnodar. The university city with a sub-Mediterranean climate, located between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, is approximately 1,200 km south… Read the full press release

Munich Airport International to operate and maintain the $2.7 billion Terminal One at Newark Liberty International Airport

Agreement with Munich Airport International a major milestone in development of new world-class terminal Terminal One a key element in the ongoing $28 billion transformation of Newark Liberty, JFK and LaGuardia airports New York City, New York, United States, 2019-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — In a major step forward in the development of a new… Read the full press release

Munich Airport and Lufthansa rollout humanoid robot Josie Pepper to welcome travelers in Terminal 2

Munich Airport and Lufthansa rollout humanoid robot Josie Pepper to welcome travelers in Terminal 2   COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — She is 120 centimeters tall, with sparkling, round eyes and a pleasant voice: Starting today, “Josie Pepper” the robot will be answering questions for passengers in Terminal 2. Whether they need directions… Read the full press release

Lufthansa and Munich Airport welcomed 30.6 million passengers to Terminal 2 in 2017

For the first time: 30 million passengers in Terminal 2 COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Last year, Lufthansa and Munich Airport welcomed over 30 million passengers to Terminal 2. To be more precise, 30.6 million passengers used the terminal for their travel needs in 2017, an increase of 10.6 percent compared to… Read the full press release

New prizeotel near the Munich Airport in the Hallbergmoos municipality to open in early 2019

Belgium, 2017-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The expansion of prizeotel continues through the joint venture with The Rezidor Hotel Group. The group is proud to announce a new prizeotel near the Munich Airport in the Hallbergmoos municipality. prizeotel Munich Airport will open in early 2019. Karim Rashid, the renowned New York based designer and the… Read the full press release

Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 honored as the world’s number one terminal

MUNICH, Germany, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

Munich Airport launches newly redesigned website

MUNICH, GERMANY, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Contemporary design, comprehensive information, new features, and with functionality optimized for all devices: that sums up the new face of the redesigned Munich Airport website: www.munich-airport.com. The site is used by approximately 13 million visitors annually. The new website has more than 1,000 pages providing passengers, meeters… Read the full press release

Munich Airport to become Germany’s first carbon-neutral airport

MUNICH, GERMANY, 2016-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Munich Airport will become Germany’s first airport to achieve carbon-neutral operations. The governing bodies of the airport operating company adopted a resolution to approve this ambitious target at their meetings today. It states that the CO2 emissions directly attributable to the airport’s operations will be reduced by… Read the full press release