Lufthansa Italia took to the skies yesterday with a panoramic flight over the Alps that followed a ceremony christening of its first two A319s. The aircraft were named "Milano" and "Varese," breaking with LH's tradition of naming planes after German cities and marking a new phase in its aggressive expansion strategy, which now includes the first establishment of a carrier outside its home market. Lufthansa Passenger Airlines Executive VP-Services and Human Resources Karl Ulrich Garnadt said ...

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