Munich Airport will see a record number of services to Asia in the 2024 summer flight schedule which starts on March 31.
A total of nine airlines are currently planning 107 weekly flights to 14 destinations in 10 countries in East and South Asia. Before the pandemic, in the 2019 summer schedule, there were 101 flights operated by five airlines to 10 destinations in seven countries.
The destinations now covered by flights from Munich to East and South Asia are Bangalore, Bangkok, Beijing, Delhi, Dushanbe, Male, Mumbai, Osaka, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Taipei, Tashkent and Tokyo.
Those destinations are currently served by Lufthansa, Air China, All Nippon Airways, BeOnd, EVA Airways, Singapore Airlines, Somon Air, Thai Airways and Uzbekistan Airways.
In order to meet the growing demand for air travel, Lufthansa will periodically deploy the world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380, on the route to Delhi from April 1.
The service to Beijing will be increased from thrice weekly flights to a daily connection from April, while Osaka in Japan will be served five times per week from April and then daily from May.
Japanese airline All Nippon Airways will also increase its service in Munich from four to seven weekly flights from July 2.© Travel News Asia