Summer holidays 2023: Munich expects 40.000 flights

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During the Bavarian summer holidays, which began at the end of last week, Munich Airport is expecting around 40.000 flights. There will even be around 1.000 flight movements on individual days.

This time, with 1.860 departures, Spain is ahead of Italy with 1.800 departures. 1.133 aircraft take off for France and 1.035 aircraft for Greece. A total of 993 flights are planned to Turkish destinations during the holidays.

Numerous long-haul destinations are again offered from Munich. Destinations in the USA in particular are served frequently: During the summer holidays, travelers can choose from a total of 896 departures to 13 American destinations. A further 184 flights lead to three Canadian destinations.

In Asia, Taiwan is also being offered as a travel destination during the summer holidays for the first time. The island nation has been served by Eva Air since November last year. From the beginning of August, Air China will again fly daily to Beijing. This means that almost all airlines that were already operating long-haul flights from Munich before the pandemic came back. During the summer holidays, planes take off twice a day for India, Qatar, Singapore and Thailand - three times a day for destinations in the United Arab Emirates. South Korea is offered once a day.

Terminal 1 at Munich Airport (Photo: Jan Gruber).
Terminal 1 at Munich Airport (Photo: Jan Gruber).