Qantas partner Emirates will upgrade Munich to two Airbus A380 flights a day next year. From 30 March 2014 Emirates’ Dubai – Munich route will become an 'all-A380' service as one of the airline's flagship superjumbos replaces a Boeing 777-300ER on daily flight EK51/52....
POSTED 14 Nov, 2013 4 Comments
If you're travelling to France or Germany after the Qantas-Emirates alliance comes into effect in April 2013, you'll have a raft of new one-stop flights opening up. Qantas is axing Frankfurt flights, cutting its ties with Air France and reducing its reliance on British Airways' Heathrow hub as i...
POSTED 25 Sep, 2012 12 Comments
Lufthansa has cancelled the majority of its flights on Friday, with Hong Kong and Singapore flights to Germany included in the list of cancellations, following a call for a nationwide strike by the flight attendant union taking ongoing action against the airline. Hundreds of strikes are already ...
POSTED 5 Sep, 2012 1 Comment
Fancy your own private lounge in the middle of the airport? Try a Napcab! Developed by students at Munich's TUM university of science and technology, in cooperation with Munich Airport -- where the first Napcabs have already sprung up -- the concept is a compact self-con...
POSTED 20 Mar, 2012 4 Comments
Business travellers have two extra decent hotel options with the opening of Pullman hotels in Munich and Eindhoven, two key European business destinations. Pullman is the upscale business brand from Accor, home to Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure and several other brands on the budget end of the scale....
POSTED 8 Mar, 2012 0 Comments
Etihad and airberlin are dramatically increasing flights to Berlin and Düsseldorf, in a move that may woo business travellers onto the airlines' combined network. With new flights from Berlin and Düsseldorf added to existing Etihad flights to Frankfurt and Munich, the partnership opens...
POSTED 8 Feb, 2012 4 Comments
Connect from an international flight to a domestic one in just thirty minutes? That's the speedy schedule that Lufthansa offers at its Munich Airport terminal, which it co-owns with the airport. Together, the airline and airport have created a terminal where the emphasis is on efficiency for pas...
POSTED 7 Nov, 2011 2 Comments
IN BRIEF | Etihad passengers will see inflight wi-fi Internet aboard the airline's flights later this year, which is a boon for business travellers on Etihad's own flights and on Virgin Australia's codeshare services to Europe. However, you won't yet be able to work during the nearly fifteen hou...
POSTED 15 Oct, 2011 0 Comments
Travellers heading to Munich will be able to fly all the way from Australia on the Airbus A380, after Emirates revealed plans to replace one of its two daily flights from Dubai to Munich with the superjumbo. It's the airline's fourth A380 route into Europe (after London, Paris and Manchester...
POSTED 25 May, 2011 2 Comments
What's the world's best airline lounge, and how do you get in? Travel guidebook company Frommers picked its five favourites, but they didn't say why they picked each lounge or tell you much about them. Here's our take on their top five for business travellers, plus where to find them, what to ex...
POSTED 13 May, 2011 7 Comments
Munich Airport will soon be getting a significant expansion of its Terminal 2 facility, largely due to increasing demand at the airport that will see it reach its specified annual traffic capacity of 25 million passengers by next year. The €650 million ($844 million) project will incl...
POSTED 29 Dec, 2010 0 Comments
You'd rather be stretched out in an airport hotel or napping in the quiet comfort of a business-class lounge. But if worse comes to worst, and you have to catch some zeds in the public space of the airport itself, it's good to know if your airport is snooze-friendly. The aptly-named SleepingInAi...
POSTED 6 Nov, 2010 1 Comment
Business travellers looking to book their flights with Singapore Airlines sooner rather than later can grab an 'Early Bird' discount if they move quick. While final bookings and payment must be made by October 31st the flights fall between March 1st and September 30th 2011, and depart from...
POSTED 24 Oct, 2010 0 Comments
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