Munich Airport reports growth in freight business and passenger volume

Munich Airport has witnessed positive growth in its freight business and passenger volume during the first half of 2023. The airport’s freight volume reached 132,404 tonnes, marking a four percent increase compared to the same period last year. The surge in air traffic is also evident in the passenger figures, with 16.6 million passengers recorded, a notable 28 percent rise from the previous year. This passenger volume accounted for approximately three-quarters of the airport’s record figure in 2019.

Moreover, Munich Airport achieved a new record for the average seat load factor, reaching nearly 80 percent. The number of aircraft movements also saw a significant increase, with 141,504 movements recorded in the first half of the year, reflecting a growth rate of over nine percent. Currently, the airport offers flights to 200 destinations across 60 countries worldwide, showcasing its expanding global connectivity.

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