The airlines have scheduled a total of 250,000 flights to 238
destinations in 68 countries. In addition to 17 German airports and 171 medium-range routes, scheduled services
will be available to 50 intercontinental destinations. The summer period will
end on October 28, 2017.
Again this summer, passengers travelling from Munich will have many attractive
long-haul destinations to choose from: From the end of May until early
September, both Lufthansa and United
Airlines will offer daily flights to San Francisco. Condor is also adding two
popular US destinations, with two weekly departures to each of Las Vegas and Seattle starting at the beginning of May and mid-June,
respectively. It will also offer a weekly service to Holguin, in the east of Cuba.
From the end of June, Saudia will
operate four weekly flights to Riyadh
and three to Jeddah with Airbus A320
and Boeing 777 aircraft.
With the start of the summer timetable, the Lufthansa
subsidiary Eurowings will have four
aircraft stationed at Munich Airport to serve 31 attractive European
destinations, above all in Italy, Greece
and Croatia. Italian cities served
will include Brindisi, Cagliari and Lamezia Terme as well as Catania and Palermo in Sicily. In Greece, Eurowings will fly to Chania, Kavala, Heraklion and Thessaloniki. Several flights per week
will also be offered to the Greek islands of Corfu, Kos, Mykonos and Rhodes
as well as the Spanish island of Ibiza.
Other Eurowings summer destinations will include Dubrovnik, Split, Pula and Zadar
in Croatia. Especially appealing to
business travellers: Eurowings will be departing from Munich to the major
European cities of Amsterdam, Edinburgh,
London, Paris, Naples and Rome.
Lufthansa is adding a new destination, with six weekly flights to Nantes in the
west of France.
The British carrier bmi Regional is expanding its roster of
flights to Rostock, Brno and Norköpping with an additional weekday
departure, and is also adding a new destination with a daily flight to Lublin in Poland. The Latvian airline
airBaltic is offering flights to the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, departing
every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Another new destination available in
Munich: Volotea, a carrier from Spain, will fly twice a week to the
city of Oviedo in the northern
Spanish province of Asturias from
the end of May. The Russian airline UTair
will depart once a day for the Vnukovo
Airport in Moscow starting in
mid-April. Niki, an Austrian
airline, is taking over a large share of the charter routes of its parent