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What the summer flight schedules at various German airports look like

Numerous airlines have been gradually increasing their capacities worldwide to pre-pandemic levels.

Summer is the most popular time for vacation travel. And this upcoming Summer provides further opportunity for program expansions. Many airlines and airports are announcing new routes for travelers from Germany.

More destinations available from Munich, especially to Asia

Munich Airport is expanding its flight schedule this summer with many new destinations and a new airline. Lufthansa, the airport's main carrier, is reactivating four of its Airbus A380s and adding new long-haul routes to Osaka, Mexico City, Shanghai, and Beijing. Meanwhile, Air China is also launching flights to Shanghai and Beijing, and All Nippon Airways is returning to Munich with three flights per week to Tokyo.

In Europe, Lufthansa is resuming flights to Bordeaux, France, and introducing new routes to Rzeszow, Poland, and Oviedo, Spain. EasyJet is adding a new connection to Naples, Italy, and Croatia Airlines is offering a new destination from Munich to the popular holiday island of Brac in Croatia.

The expansion also includes the arrival of a new airline, Fly One, which will begin flying to Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, from June 26. Munich Airport is becoming an increasingly important hub for travel to and from Asia, with many new connections to cities across the continent. With its comprehensive range of destinations and airlines, Munich Airport is an excellent choice for travelers seeking convenient and comfortable connections to a wide range of destinations.

FTI invests in Morocco and expands summer flight program

The tour operator is increasing its commitment in the North African kingdom and adding additional flights for trips to the dream beaches of the Atlantic. Additionally, after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, FTI is deepening its cooperation with Atlas Hospitality Hotels & Resorts.

Sunny prospects for Morocco fans: the market leader is expanding availability from Düsseldorf and Stuttgart, and exclusively providing its customers with flight connections to Agadir from the end of June 2023. Until the end of the summer season 2023, FTI guests will have access to additional Eurowings flights in addition to Lufthansa connections.

Asiana Airlines to operate Airbus A380 to Frankfurt from July

Asiana Airlines will be using the Airbus A380 for its service to Seoul again from July 12. In addition to the Airbus A350, which has been in operation for three years, the largest airliner in the world will be used again for the daily non-stop flight. With a capacity of 495 seats, the seat capacity on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays will initially be adjusted to meet high demand until August 6. The A350 will continue to be used on the other days of the week.

In addition to the 2-class configuration (Economy and Business), the superjumbo is equipped with 12 Business Suites. With the same amount of space as the old First Class, the suites offer a lot of comfort and a high level of privacy thanks to individual sliding doors, but at more affordable Business Class rates. As a feeder to the departure from Frankfurt, the "Rail & Fly" service of Deutsche Bahn is available, with connections from and to any of the more than 5,600 DB stations throughout Germany. The ten largest stations can be booked directly as O/D in the ticket via city or station codes (for example, STR/ZWS). There is no obligation to use a specific train, the ticket is valid for all trains on the day before departure or one day after arrival in Frankfurt.

This article is from the 2/2023 issue of the magazine "Life Abroad".

The magazine is published four times a year free of charge with many informative articles on foreign topics.

It is published by the BDAE, the expert for protection abroad.