Lufthansa is to launch flights to Bursa in
western Turkey on 1 August 2010.
The city will then become the fourth destination
in Turkey after Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir to be served direct
from Germany by Lufthansa. The new route will initially be
operated from Munich with an Airbus A319. From September, a CityLine Embraer E95 will be deployed.
“Bursa is one of the
biggest growth markets in Turkey. For business travellers,
Lufthansa is thus offering an additional direct flight to an
important economic and tourist region,” said Thomas Klühr, Group
Representative and Head of Hub Management Munich.
launch of the new service to Bursa brings to ten the number of new
destinations Lufthansa has added to its flight network from
Munich. This summer, Lufthansa customers will thus have a choice
of 117 destinations in 44 countries.
Bursa is the
fourth-largest city in Turkey, with a population of about three
million. Renowned corporations, including numerous companies in
the automobile industry, the machine manufacturing sector and the
textile processing and manufacturing industry, have set up
branches in this part of western Turkey. The region around Bursa
also has many tourist attractions. The nearby Uludag Mountains are
famous for their hot springs and numerous spa resorts, including
Uludag, the largest and most popular winter sports centre in
Round-trip fares from Munich to Bursa start from
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