German flag carrier, Lufthansa, is to launch flights between its Bavarian hub in Munich and the Italian city of Perugia during the summer 2015 schedule.
The carrier will introduce a twice weekly link Munich-Perugia to the capital of Umbria from March 29, 2015, operated by an Embraer E190.
The brand new link will enhance connectivity between Perugia, Assisi and Germany.
“We are delighted to be able to announce the fifth new summer destination that will be served by Lufthansa. Perugia, which is close to Assisi, is a very special destination for lovers of Italian culture,” said Thomas Klühr, member of the Lufthansa German Airlines Board, Finances & Hub Munich.
Perugia’s San Francesco d’Assisi – Umbria International Airport is currently served by low-cost operators and alongside the seasonal link to Dusseldorf Weeze, Ryanair has year-round flights to London Stansted and seasonal services to Brussels Charleroi, Barcellona Girona, Barcellona El Prat, Palma di Majorca, Rodi, Cagliari, Brindisi and Trapani.