Tag: Munich Airport

Munich Airport is the only German airport to record growth in freight transportation

According to data from the German Airports Association (ADV), Munich Airport was the only major German airport to record growth in freight transportation in 2023. With a volume of 284,000 tons, the airport registered a year-on-year increase of 6.6%, while the total volume in Germany fell by 7.1%....

Wide-body aircraft Antonov An-124 transports climate-monitoring satellite from Munich Airport to the USA

At the end of last week an Antonov An-124 transported a climate-monitoring satellite from Munich Airport to the USA. The four-engined transport aircraft was flying on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA). On board was the climate-monitoring satellite “EarthCARE” (Earth Clouds, Aerosol...

Robotics company to move into innovation hub at Munich Airport

In Exotec, LabCampus has gained another cutting-edge tenant for the innovation hub. As a pioneer in scalable robotic systems, Exotec not only brings a great deal of software and technology expertise to the table but also a network-oriented entrepreneurial spirit. This fits in perfectly with th...

Jost Lammers to Head Munich Airport for Another Five Years

At its most recent meeting, the Munich Airport Supervisory Board renewed CEO Jost Lammers’ contract, which was set to expire at the end of 2024, for another five years. The Supervisory Board Chairman, State Minister Albert Füracker, acknowledged the 56-year-old CEO’s achievements and congratu...

Qatar Airways doubles cargo capacity

With the increase of its cargo service between Munich and Doha from two to four weekly flights, Qatar Airways is doubling its capacity. All flights are operated on behalf of the logistics company DB Schenker. One of the new rotations continues from Munich to Chicago Rockford and via Munich back t...

Qatar Airways launches new cargo connection to Munich

Munich Airport welcomes a further increase in so-called cargo-only services. As of today, Qatar Airways is operating regular flights to and from Munich with a cargo version of its Boeing 777. The routing starts in Bangalore, India, and leads via Qatar's capital Doha to Munich and then on to...

Sharp increase in cargo-only traffic at Munich Airport

While there has been a substantial decline in belly cargo due to the lack of long-haul passenger flights to Asia and America, “cargo-only traffic” has increased considerably in the same period. From January to October 2021, around 55,000 metric tons of cargo in cargo-only aircraft were proce...

ANA to Operate CARGO only flight to Munich

ANA is to operate two cargo-only flights between Munich, Germany, and Tokyo (Haneda), Japan on 26th and 28th March 2021, using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner with a 35-ton lower deck capacity. ANA added Munich to its international network in July 2010 with daily flights from Tokyo. ...

Lufthansa Cargo opens Pharma Facilities in Munich and Chicago

After a construction period of only five months, the new "Lufthansa Cargo Pharma Hub Munich" has opened at Munich Airport. It offers space for up to 96 pallets and loose cargo in two different temperature ranges (+2 to +8 °C and +15 to +25 °C) and a freezer (down to -18 °C) on almost 1000 square...

DHL Express to Build New Gateway at Munich Airport

DHL Express Germany and Munich Airport have concluded an agreement for the construction of a new cargo building at Munich Airport. The new building will be built on the site currently occupied by the car parks P 80 and P 80 West and will have a gross floor area of more than 8,000 square m...

Medical Protective Equipment Arriving at Munich Airport

Against the backdrop of the coronavirus crisis, Munich Airport is becoming increasingly important for the transportation of relief supplies and personal protective equipment. Among the current average of 20 cargo flights each day, there is an emphasis on the transportation of medical supplies. ...

Antonov Airlines transports satellite for Kübler Project Spedition on behalf of OHB System

Antonov Airlines has flown a satellite in partnership with Kübler Spedition from Munich Airport to Cayenne Félix Eboué Airport, on behalf of German satellite manufacturer OHB System. An AN-124-100 variant from the airline’s fleet was used to transport the satellite and related equipment, w...

Munich Airport appoints Lammers as new president and CEO

Munich Airport has selected current Budapest Airport CEO Jost Lammers as the airport's next president and CEO to replace the retiring Michael Kerkloh. Lammers has been appointed for a five-year term effective as of 1 January, 2020. Kerkloh calls it a day aged 66 on 31 December, 2019 after leadi...

Munich based handler Cargogate celebrates its 45th anniversary

In July 1974 – 45 years ago – Germany hosted the World Cup for the first time which was crowned with a win by the German team in Munich's Olympic Stadium. At almost the same time and just a few kilometres away, another success story was getting started. At Munich Airport - "Muc Air Services ...

Mixed tonnage figures in 2018 for London Gatwick, Munich and Schiphol

London Gatwick Airport’s cargo tonnage increase 16.1 per cent in 2018 to 112,676 tonnes – driven by new long-haul belly connections. The airport's (pictured above) figure was up on the 97,045 tonnes processed in 2017, as new passenger routes to the likes of Shanghai by China Eastern boosted f...

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