March 1, 2024

Southern Germany has been having fun with winter climate, together with heavy snowfall, which has now closed the Munich Airport for visitors till 6 AM on Sunday (December 3, 2023).

Airways advise passengers to not arrive on the airport however to test their rebooking standing and search resort lodging.

You may entry Lufthansa’s web page for bulletins right here.

Notice that this impacts all airways working at Munich Airport, however predominantly Lufthansa, as it’s its second hub.

Lufthansa’s Announcement:

Munich Airport closed for arrivals and departures

On account of heavy snowfalls, flight operations @Airport_MUC are cancelled up till tomorrow morning 6:00 am. Lufthansa kindly asks all company to not journey to the airport and inform themselves on-line on or on the Lufthansa App about their flight standing. Restricted flight operations are additionally to be anticipated tomorrow.

Because of the airport closure in Munich, many different airports in Germany, together with @Airport_FRA are affected with restricted flight operations. Lufthansa kindly asks all company to tell themselves on-line or on the Lufthansa App about their flight standing.

Thanks to all our company for his or her understanding on this distinctive climate scenario.

Passengers are coated by the EC 261/2004 in case of flight delays and cancellations.

If Lufthansa or every other airline has canceled your flights as a result of a scenario at Munich Airport, you possibly can go for a refund even when the ticket is non-refundable.

The airways are required to offer Obligation to Care, which implies lodging and meals. You most likely must deal with this by your self and later search reimbursement from the airline. Bear in mind to maintain these resort and meal receipts.

This possible received’t be completely resolved by 6 AM on Sunday when airplanes and crews are out of their normal rotations.


It’s pretty that Southern Germany will get to take pleasure in some snowfall, however this has include some penalties.

Let’s hope the airport will reopen for visitors by Sunday morning in order that passengers may be taken care of.