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Lufthansa to launch London-Milan route

11 Sep 2008 by Mark Caswell

Lufthansa is to
launch flights from London to Milan Malpensa next year, as well as routes from
the Italian city to Lisbon, Barcelona, Brussels, Budapest, Bucharest and Paris.

The flights will
be operated by Lufthansa’s subsidiary Air Dolomiti using A319 aircraft. The
routes to London and Lisbon will commence in summer 2009, with the other
destinations starting in February next year.

A spokesperson
for Lufthansa said the preference would be to use Heathrow for the new flights
to London, although the slot allocation has yet to be finalised. Flights will
carry a LH code, with the livery for the A319 aircraft to be unveiled in the
next few weeks.

Air Dolomiti
currently serves routes from Frankfurt to Verona and Turin, as well as Munich
to Milan, Verona, Trieste, Turin, Venice, Bologna, Genoa, Pisa, Florence and
Ancona.

The new flights
will go on sale in mid-October – for more information visit lufthansa.com.

Report by Mark
Caswell

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