Munich airport has announced plans to reopen its Terminal 1 on June 23.

The move follows the airport recording its highest traffic figures for over nine months last Sunday, with around 400 flights and 36,000 passengers.

All carriers which had been temporarily relocated to Terminal 2 will move back to Terminal 1, with the exception of Eurowings for the time being.

The airport said that the easing of pandemic-related restrictions had also seen more restaurants and shops reopen at Terminal 1, with a current list of operating outlets available at

Masks are still mandatory inside terminal buildings, although they no longer have to be worn outside in the Munich Airport Forum.

As previously reported by Business Traveller, Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings is launching several new long-haul leisure routes from Munich to Punta Cana, Cancun and Las Vegas this summer.

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Earlier this year Lufthansa outlined plans to offer “the most extensive range of vacation destinations in years” this summer, with an increase in destinations from both Frankfurt and Munich.

Commenting on the news Jost Lammers, CEO of Munich airport, said:

“We are now clearly seeing more activity at our airport again. From the connections on offer, it can also be recognized that this increasing demand is not only coming from leisure travellers.

“It is also about family reunions, cultural and economic exchanges, meetings between athletes and scientists, or even professional training and internships, where young people can gain their first international experience.

“Here it becomes obvious how crucial global air traffic is, because it satisfies a wide variety of mobility needs.”

Frankfurt also resumed passenger operations at its Terminal 2 at the start of June, for the first time in over a year.

Frankfurt airport to reopen Terminal 2 this week