Munich airport has reported what it known as “a dynamic upward development” in site visitors figures within the first half of 2022, having already surpassed the whole variety of prospects passing via the airport final 12 months.
Figures for June had been significantly encouraging, with load elements at a document 84 per cent, and passenger numbers at round three quarters of these recorded in the identical month in pre-pandemic 2019.
Munich airport welcomed round 13 million travellers within the first six months of 2022, a five-fold enhance in comparison with 2021.
It additionally pointed to a “steep upward development” between the primary and second quarters of this 12 months, with 4 million travellers utilizing the airport within the first quarter, rising to round 9 million within the second quarter.
The airport recorded over 129,000 take-offs and landings within the first six months of 2022 (in comparison with 40,000 in the identical interval final 12 months), and can supply flights to as much as 200 locations this summer season, round double that of summer season 2021.
Munich additionally pointed to the launch of EVA Air flights from Taipei in October as indicators of additional progress in long-haul providers, together with the truth that Lufthansa will reinstate its A380 superjumbo on the airport subsequent 12 months.
Nevertheless the German flag provider lately introduced that it had taken a further 2,200 flights out of its Frankfurt and Munich schedules for this summer season, in an try and “stop overloading of floor processes throughout peak intervals”.