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Lyon once again a destination from Göteborg Landvetter Airport

2012-08-17, kl. 10:08

On September 17, the French airline Régional, a subsidiary of Air France, will begin flying between Göteborg Landvetter Airport and Lyon six times a week.

Lyon, France’s second largest city, is located in the Rhône-Alpes region and is a leading industrial  centre, where many Swedish companies, such as ABB, Alfa Laval, Ericsson, Ikea, Sandvik and Mercuri Urval, have operations. The largest employer in the region is Renault Trucks, which is part of the Volvo Group.

“The new route represents a major business opportunity, especially because of the high demand from business travellers between Gothenburg and the Rhône Alps region in France. Passengers can save at least four hours on a round-trip flight with Régional and Air France,” says Noud Duyzings, Regional Manager for Air France KLM in Sweden, Finland and the Baltic countries.

The route will be served by an Embraer 145 with seating for 50, and the flying time will be 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Non-stop service between Göteborg Landvetter Airport and Lyon was provided up until May of this year by Skyways, which has filed for bankruptcy.

Timetable beginning September 17:
Göteborg Landvetter Airport – Lyon departure – arrival
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday 20.30 – 23.00.
Friday 18.00 – 20.30.

Lyon – Göteborg Landvetter Airport departure – arrival
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday 17.30 – 19.55.
Friday  15.00 – 17.25.