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Development of a smart city concept at Munich Airport

Munich Airport and the renowned Senseable City Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have reached an agreement to work together in the development of the LabCampus Innovation Center at Munich Airport. Plans to launch the LabCampus future project–an innovation lab on the airport campus that will promote cooperation between companies and across industry […]

Underground Railway Gets Extended Functionality at Munich Airport

The driverless transport system that connects Terminal 2 at Munich Airport with the satellite building is to be expanded in its functionality to be able to handle the rising passenger volumes without any problems in the future. The planned conversion requires intensive test operations, while the “airport subway” is not available for transporting passengers. The […]

AI-enabled humanoid robot deployed at Munich Airport

Flughafen Munchen, the operator of Munich Airport in Germany, together with airline operator Lufthansa, has begun testing a humanoid robot called Josie Pepper in Terminal 2 (T2). It is the first time a humanoid robot equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) has been trialled at a German airport. Developed by SoftBank Robotics, Josie Pepper is capable […]

Munich Airport achieves record earnings of approx. EUR 150 million

On May 17, 2017, Munich Airport will celebrate 25 years of operations at its new location. At the annual press conference, in the lead-up to the big anniversary, the airport operating company (FMG) was able to report that Munich Airport is in excellent shape: Group sales were up by around 9 percent in 2016 to […]

Munich Airport’s new “digital welcome mat” – Airport’s relaunched and updated website features contemporary design

Contemporary design, comprehensive information, new features, and with functionality optimized for all devices: that sums up the new face of the redesigned Munich Airport website: www.munich-airport.com. The site is used by approximately 13 million visitors annually. The new website has more than 1,000 pages providing passengers, meeters and greeters and airport visitors with all they […]

Munich Airport announces expansion plans for Terminal 1

Munich Airport has announced plans to expand Terminal 1. With the construction of a new pier and a central building complex, the terminal will gain capacity for an additional 6 million passengers per year. “The planned expansion is comparable to the construction of an entirely new airport. It will bring Terminal 1 right up to […]

Munich Airport begins second round of crowdsourcing platform

Munich Airport in Germany is inviting passengers and visitors to take part in the second round of its InnovationPilot crowdsourcing platform, which was launched in June 2016, by offering input and suggestions on specific airport issues. Participants are invited to play an active role in the design and implementation of airport projects and events by […]

Operations begin at Munich Airport’s T2 satellite

Munich Airport in Germany begun operating from its new €900m (US$1bn) satellite terminal on April 26, increasing the airport’s annual capacity from 25 million to 36 million passengers. The new facility is the first midfield terminal in Germany and has been designed, built and financed through a joint venture between the airport and airline operator […]