Lufthansa is extending its route network in Poland by
adding Rzeszów to its summer timetable 2009.
From 27 April 2009, the Lufthansa CityLine
regional airline subsidiary will begin operating five flights
weekly on the Frankfurt-Rzeszów route with a Bombardier CRJ-700.
Rzeszów is an important economic and cultural
centre in southeastern Poland. Located in the Carpathian
foothills, and near the border with Ukraine and Slovakia, the city
has become a major communication hub, attracting a number of
companies and investors to set up bases there.
Aside from the aviation industry, the city is
home to automotive components and mechanical engineering firms.
Alongside its business importance, Rzeszów is a major academic
centre. It hosts diverse universities providing education to a
current 70,000 students, principally in aviation studies and
“The new flights to Rzeszów will expand
Lufthansa’s broad array of services in Poland. With their addition
to the network, we will be offering our customers fast and
convenient connections to eight Polish cities in different
regions,” said Karl-Ulrich Garnadt, Executive Vice President
Services and Human Resources Lufthansa Passenger Airlines. “Only a
few months ago, Lufthansa augmented the existing connection ex
Munich to Poznan by laying on flights there from Frankfurt as
well, giving Lufthansa passengers a choice of more than 200 weekly
connections to Germany’s neighbouring country.
The Frankfurt to Rzeszów round-trip is available
from 99 euros.
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