Air China launched its second service to Munich on 6 June when it began operating four times weekly from Shanghai Pudong. Preparing to cut the ribbon at Munich Airport were (left to right): an Air China representative; Michael Kerkloh, CEO, Munich Airport; the Chinese consul in Munich. The airline already serves the Bavarian hub daily from its Beijing base. Star Alliance partner Lufthansa already links Shanghai and Munich with daily flights.
- Air China made Munich (MUC) its fourth non-stop destination in Europe (after Frankfurt, Paris CDG and Milan Malpensa) from Shanghai Pudong (PVG), when it began operating four times weekly flights on 6 June. The 8,800-kilometre route will be operated by the airline’s A330-200s. The route is already served by fellow Star Alliance airline Lufthansa, who operate the service on a daily basis. Air China already serves Munich with daily flights from its main base at Beijing. See how Munich Airport’s fire truck water arch compares to others from around the world.