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From next autumn, new Air Dolomiti connections will be operating between the German hub and the Swedish airports of Ronneby and Kalmar.
Verona, 7th May 2021 - Air Dolomiti, the Italian airline of the Lufthansa Group, announces new destinations departing from its Frankfurt hub.
Starting from 19 September 2021, five weekly frequencies will be operative, connecting the German city with Sweden with a flight to Ronneby airport and from there continuing to the city of Kalmar, capital of the county of the same name.
Italian passengers will be able to reach the new destinations from the Frankfurt hub, which Air Dolomiti serves from several airports in Italy.
Kalmar is one of the oldest and most important cities in Sweden, rich in history and traditions, as evidenced by the beautiful cathedral and the majestic Renaissance castle. The main road leading to the island of Oland passes through here, crossing one of the longest bridges in Europe.
Ronneby is located in the southern part of Sweden where there are numerous companies with international trade links.
It is part of the Blekinge Region, a beautiful area to explore and close to many destinations.
Ronneby Airport is part of the Swedavia Group, which operates ten Swedish airports.
The flight will be operated on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays with the 120-seat Embraer 195. Below is the operating schedule:
Frankfurt - Kalmar (via Ronneby):
- Departure from Frankfurt at 12:00 - arrival in Ronneby at 13:35 and in Kalmar at 14:50.
Ronneby - Frankfurt (via Kalmar):
- Departure from Ronneby at 14:20 and from Kalmar at 15:35, arrival in Frankfurt at 17:25.
The new connection, will join Miles & More, allowing frequent flyers to obtain numerous benefits under the award programme.
"I am very happy about this new connection which will allow easy access to Sweden from several Italian cities. An area that has always seemed far away now becomes easy to reach and we can in this way give continuity to our project to expand our range of flights and offer new destinations to our passengers." Commented Joerg Eberhart President and CEO of Air Dolomiti.
“We are so happy and at the same time very humble for this opportunity we’ve been given by Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa. An international southward hub connection, will make travelling to and from our region so much easier, for both business and leisure purposes” says Ronny Lindberg, CEO at Kalmar Öland Airport.
“We are immensely happy to have a direct connection between our region and Frankfurt Germany, as well as onwards in the worldwide LH network, the route meets the demands from both business and leisure travellers in our region. We can now offer this service at a high level with five weekly departures” says Arri Kallonen, Airport Director at Swedavia Ronneby Airport. “We look forward to getting operations started in September and hopefully the situation then has eased, and the world and our passengers are ready to travel again.”
“Blekinge county has the largest export per capita of all counties in Sweden. An easier way to and from continental Europe and to an international hub has been a dream of many businesses in the region for a long time and is an opportunity for further economical growth both for industry and tourism”, says Johan Sandberg, chairman of the regional development board in Blekinge.
Flights available on www.airdolomiti.eu and www.lufthansa.com or by calling the Service Centre at +39 0452886140 (+49 89 97580497 for calls from Germany),
Further information about Air Dolomiti on the airline's social pages.
Air Dolomiti, the Italian airline of the Lufthansa Group started its operations in 1991 connecting the main Italian airports to Germany, in particular Munich and Frankfurt. In 2019 it transported more than 2.5 million passengers, operating with multi-day frequencies on Italian and European destinations. The fleet currently consists of 15 Embraer 195, dynamic and flexible aircraft for the 70-120 seats segment, designed specifically to guarantee maximum comfort on board on medium-haul flights. The Fare plan provides five different options: three economy and two business fares that allow travellers to choose the set of services that best suits their needs. Efficiency, high-quality service and passenger care represent the core values of the Company which have always combined the principles of the German parent company and those of Italy, where it is based.
Kalmar is one of the oldest and most important cities in Sweden, rich in history and traditions, as evidenced by the beautiful cathedral and the majestic Renaissance castle. From here passes the main road on to one of Europe’s longest bridges, which connects the mainland to the sunny holiday island of Oland. The 140 km long island is summer home to the Royal Family of Sweden and features a unique flora and fauna, partly classified as a world heritage site. If instead you pick the western way out of the city of Kalmar, in a mere 30 minutes you will reach the entrance to the Kingdom of Crystal, a historic yet contemporary craftmanship region, where handblown glass has been made since 1742.
The Region of Blekinge Is a little enchanting and beautiful destination with surprisingly close to all destinations. Enjoy islands hopping, sunbathing on archipelago cliffs, sandy beaches, lakes, wilderness and the thick forest with bright green meadows. Did you know that the sun also shines a little more hours than other places in Sweden? Well, that makes your stay even better. Explore the historic naval base; it's a part of the maritime world heritage. Taste the locally produced food, experience music, arts, crafts and family things to do.
For many years, Swedavia has carried out ambitious sustainability work. All ten of the company’s airports achieved their goal of zero emissions of fossil carbon dioxide from their own operations by the end of 2020.
Swedavia also works actively to promote the industry’s transition to biofuel and has the goal that five per cent of all fuel used to refuel aircraft at Swedish airports shall be fossil-free by 2025.
The Swedavia Group owns, operates and develops ten airports across Sweden. Our role is to create the access Sweden needs to facilitate travel, business and meetings. Safe, satisfied passengers are the foundation of Swedavia’s business. Swedavia is a world leader in developing airports with the least possible environmental impact. In 2020, the Group had annual revenue of about 2.5 billion Swedish kronor and some 2,600 employees.