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Air Dolomiti Celebrates the Launch of Inaugural Service Between Munich and Cuneo in Northern Italy
Air Dolomiti’s inaugural flight between Munich and Cuneo departed Munich at 17:50 last night (June 28th) and arrived at Cuneo-Levaldigi Airport in Northern Italy at 19:10. Upon arrival, the aircraft was greeted by the airport’s ARFF team with a traditional water cannon salute.
On Monday (June 28, 2021), Air Dolomiti, the Italian airline of the Lufthansa Group. announced the completion of the inaugural flight between Munich and Cuneo, the capital of Piedmont in Northern Italy. The flight departed Munich at 17:50 and upon landing at Cuneo-Levaldigi Airport at 19:10, was greeted with a traditional water cannon salute by the airport’s ARFF team. Air Dolomiti will operate the route twice-weekly from June through August on Mondays and Fridays. The route will be codeshared with Lufthansa and guests will be eligible to enjoy Miles & More benefits.
In Monday’s announcement, Air Dolomiti’s Vice President – Commercial, Paolo Sgaramella, said,
“With the flights from Cuneo we expand our panel of offers on the Munich hub. Our activity therefore resumes by offering new connections from airports that we did not serve until now. This is a positive sign and an excellent opportunity for passengers who will be able to benefit from a new direct connection to Bavaria, but also reach other destinations thanks to the many connections offered by Lufthansa.”
Levaldigi Airport in managed by Geac Spa. Also commenting on the new service to Cuneo, Geac Spa’s President, Giuseppe Viriglio, said in part,
“…We are reaping the fruits of a long team effort that has involved the entire economic-entrepreneurial fabric of the province of Cuneo, which believes in the potential of our airport. The hope now is to see the tourism and travel machine to start up again at 100% and to have the same conditions as 18 months ago, when we started thinking about this connection that opens Cuneo to the whole world. Once again we would like to thank Air Dolomiti and the entire Lufthansa Group for the trust they have placed in our airport, all those who have supported us in this project, in particular the local and regional authorities and institutions, as well as the businessman Amilcare Merlo who, together with his family, has always believed in the potential of Cuneo Airport.”
Air Dolomiti was founded in 1991 with the goal of connecting the main Italian airports to Germany, especially Munich and Frankfurt. In 2019, the airline carried over 2.5 million passengers, operating multi-day frequencies to Italian and European destinations. Air Dolomiti operates a fleet of 15 Embraer E195s and prides itself on being an efficient and reliable airline that puts customers first. The airline’s Fare plan provides five different options including three economy and two business fares, which allows guests to select the set of services that best suits their needs.
Source: Air Dolomiti