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Lufthansa launches new route from Munich to Mexico City


First flight from Munich to Central America

Next summer Lufthansa is launching a new service from Munich to Mexico City. The new route will be operated from 26 March 2012 by an Airbus A340-600. From that date on, Mexico City will be served five times a week from Munich, supplementing the daily flights already operated by Lufthansa from Frankfurt. “We are delighted to be able to offer a connection from our Munich hub to Central America. In economic terms, in particular, Mexico is gaining in importance for the Bavarian market,” says Thomas Klühr, Lufthansa German Airlines Board member.

Mexico City has a population of 30 million, making it one of world’s largest metropolitan areas. The city is the political, business, social and cultural capital of the country and also its largest transport hub. Moreover, with its numerous museums and monuments, it is a fascinating tourist destination. The city also has one of the richest and most varied theatre scenes worldwide.

The new route at a glance

Munich – Mexico City

Airports/Three-letter code/Time zone(summer)
Munich, Terminal 2 (MUC); UTC + 2 hours
Mexico (MEX), Terminal 1; UTC – 5 hours

(all times are local times)

NEW from 26 March 2012 (inaugural flight from Munich)
MUC-MEX daily except Wednesdays and Sundays
Flight times 26.03.12 – 31.03.12:
MUC 22.25 hrs – 03.25 hrs +1 MEX
MEX 09.25 hrs – 05:05 hrs +1 MUC
Flight times 01.04.12 – 27.10.12
MUC 22.25 hrs – 04.25 hrs +1 MEX
MEX 10.25 hrs – 05.05 hrs +1 MUC

Flight time (average):
Munich - MEX: 13 hours
MEX – Munich: 11 hours 40 minutes

Distance: Munich – Mexico - 9,818 km /6,101 miles

Aircraft type: Airbus A340 - 600

Seating capacity: 306 seats


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