As summer draws near all the more airlines are introducing new flights, adding more seats or boosting the frequency of their existing routes to destinations in Greece aiming to secure a piece of the growing market.
Boosting the frequency of its flights, running the Santorini route all year round, establishing a direct Cairo-Thessaloniki itinerary and including Mykonos in its transportation plans are among the priorities set for 2017 by Egyptair.
“In order for Aegean and other operators to continue their expansion, errors hindering competitiveness must be rectified,” Eftihis Vassilakis, the vice president of Greece’s largest carrier, Aegean, said on Wednesday.
The Air France - KLM Group and the Argo Travel Group will present their products at this year’s Posidonia 2016 shipping exhibition to open on June 6 and run through to June 10 at the Metropolitan Expo Center in Athens.
Aegean Airlines paid tribute to the Greek Air Force on November 6, offering a group of 100 lucky passengers the chance to fly in an Airbus A320ceo accompanied by fighter jets conducting remarkable air acrobatics at the Tanagra Airbase, outside Athens.
Aiming to boost connections between Greece and the US and Canada, SkyGreece Airlines presented its plans last week to the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA), with sights on garnering their support.
Irish low cost carrier Ryanair said it was against the privatization of Greece’s local airports, proposing instead that the Greek government announce a new bid which will have the increase in passenger traffic as a prerequisite.