MUC expects increased traffic during the Pentecost holidays

Munich Airport (Photo: Michael Fritz).
Munich Airport (Photo: Michael Fritz).

MUC expects increased traffic during the Pentecost holidays

Munich Airport (Photo: Michael Fritz).
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With the start of the Bavarian Whitsun holidays, Munich Airport is expecting one of the strongest travel waves of the year.

According to the airlines' registrations so far, almost 3 flights to and from around 19 destinations are planned for the period from June 15.000rd to 190th inclusive. This is more than three times as many takeoffs and landings as in the Whitsun holidays of last year and corresponds to three quarters of the volume from the pre-crisis year 2019. In view of the significant increase in traffic, passengers should plan a sufficient time buffer and be in the terminal around two and a half hours before departure the airport in one broadcast.

When it comes to travel destinations, passengers departing from Munich can once again choose from the entire range of classic European holiday destinations. Most of the departures in European traffic lead to Italy during the Pentecost holidays with 727 departures. Spain followed closely behind with 694 starts with the holiday destination Palma de Mallorca (164 starts) being the most frequently flown to. 441 machines take off for Greece during the Pentecost holidays. 430 aircraft take off in the direction of France, and 374 departures are scheduled for Turkey. Machines take off for Portugal 154 times.

Munich is now well connected again on long-haul routes. Destinations in the USA in particular are served frequently: During the Whitsun holidays, travelers can choose from a total of 337 departures to 13 American destinations. A further 66 flights lead to three Canadian destinations. There are also three attractive destinations on the flight schedule in South and Central America: Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, Cancun in Mexico and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. A total of 34 flights take off for Qatar and 29 for the United Arab Emirates. 29 departures are offered on the route from Munich to Bangkok. Other non-stop services from Munich lead to destinations in India, Singapore, South Korea and Oman.

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