Flights resume at Munich after snow, trains still disrupted

By AFP
December 04, 2023

MUNICH, Germany: Flights resumed at Munich airport on Sunday, a day after they were suspended due to snowfall, but disruption to rail traffic in parts of southern Germany was set to continue.

Germany´s second largest airport said on its website that flights resumed at 6:00 am (0500 GMT) but added that some “disruption to air traffic” would continue and advised passengers to check with their carriers well in advance before travelling to the airport.

This image released on December 2, 2023, shows heavy snowfall in the German city of Munich with cars covered in a white snow blanket. — X/unwetterfreaks

In total, 760 flights were affected, an airport spokesperson told AFP on Saturday. More than 40 centimetres of snow had fallen during the previous night, according to weather services, also paralysing rail traffic in the Bavarian capital and other parts of the region.