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Air Dolomiti to set up operations in Sweden with new direct route to Ronneby Airport from Frankfurt

2021-05-07, kl. 10:00

Air Dolomiti, the Italian Airline of the Lufthansa Group, will set up operations in the Swedish market for the first time with a multileg service from the German hub Frankfurt to Ronneby and Kalmar on the south-east coast of Sweden.

Air Dolomiti, the Italian Airline of the Lufthansa Group, will set up operations in the Swedish market for the first time with a multileg service from the German hub Frankfurt to Ronneby and Kalmar on the south-east coast of Sweden.

This autumn it will for the first time be possible to fly non-stop between Ronneby and Frankfurt. Air Dolomiti will operate its new year-round multileg route, connecting Frankfurt Am Main Airport in Germany with Ronneby Airport and Kalmar Airport in Sweden with a schedule optimized to cater for both business- and leisure travellers.

South-Sweden and the region of Blekinge holds a large number of companies with international business connections. Connecting flights within the Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa network from the hub in Frankfurt - Germany's largest, Europe's third and the world's eleventh largest hub - enable Swedish travellers to easily reach destinations not only in Germany or Italy, but all over the world.

In addition to outgoing leisure- and business travellers, the new service will be appreciated by the local tourism industry as the increased connectivity offer visitors who want to discover the south-eastern Swedish region easy and convenient accessibility.

 "We are immensely happy to have a direct connection between our region and Frankfurt Germany, as well as onwards in the worldwide Lufthansa 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.”

"I am very happy to have the opportunity to operate these routes that will create an easy connection between Sweden and Germany. These flights will give continuity to our plan to expand our offer with the cooperation and support of the airports involved and will provide new destinations and greater ease of travel to our passengers. From the important hub of Frankfurt, it will be possible to reach several destinations around the world thanks to the flights offered by Lufthansa’s network” commented Joerg Eberhart, President and CEO of Air Dolomiti.

Starting September 19, the new route will serve Ronneby five days a week with a 120-seat Embraer 195 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays as per the below operating schedule:

Frankfurt Am Main Airport (FRA) – Ronneby Airport (RNB) – Kalmar Airport (KLR):
Departure from Frankfurt at 12:00 - arrival in Ronneby at 13:35 and in Kalmar at 14:50.

Ronneby Airport (RNB) – Kalmar Airport (KLR) – Frankfurt Am Main Airport (FRA):
Departure from Ronneby at 14:20 and from Kalmar at 15:35, arrival in Frankfurt at 17:25.

Flights are available for purchase on the company's website, and will join Miles & More, allowing frequent flyers to obtain the numerous benefits of the award programme. With the new route, Ronneby Airport will become part of Lufthansa's global network and a member of Star Alliance. 

For more information about current service at Ronneby Airport: www.swedavia.se/ronneby.

Air Dolomiti

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. 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.

Air Dolomiti is sustainability certified according to both ISO and EMAS standards. They are also affiliated to Lufthansa's Compensaid climate programme, developed by the Lufthansa Innovation Hub. The system allows for the calculation and reduction of CO2 emissions during the flight through the purchase of biofuel and participation in various climate projects.

For more information about the airline: www.airdolomiti.eu.

Swedavia Airports
Swedavia complies with the advice and recommendations of relevant authorities related to Covid-19. In addition, we comply with international regulations for the aviation industry. For information about the measures Swedavia has implemented for safe travel, see for example: www.swedavia.com/ronneby/before-your-journey.

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.

For further information, please contact Swedavia’s press office at tel.+46 (0)10-109 01 00 or press@swedavia.se.