Air International 2006-11
T.Allett - Munich Airport - Bavarian Masterpiece /Commercial/
In terms of passenger numbers, Munich is currently the eighth busiest airport in Europe.
Lufthansa looks on Munich and Frankfurt as of equal importance to its business interests.
An A320 of Spanish flag-carrier Iberia is pictured just prior to touchdown at Munich. Although Lufthansa may dominate the flight schedules, other airline alliances recognise the importance of Munich and have numerous flights to the Bavarian airport.
More than 2 million passengers transfer to long-haul destinations at Munich annually.
Low-cost carriers are playing an increasingly important role inside Terminal 1. They now account for approximately one-third of that facility's movements.