Greek carrier Aegean Airlines has announced the launch of two new routes linking Heraklion, Crete, to Istanbul and Athens to Cairo.
Aegean will launch the Heraklion-Istanbul service from 13 June 2013. Flights will take place twice a week, every Thursday and Sunday.
Also, from 3 October 2013, the company will launch the Athens-Cairo route with flights taking place every Monday, Thursday and Saturday.
Both routes will be operated with Airbus A320 aircraft.
Aegean Airlines announced that 3,000 tickets for the Heraklion-Istanbul route that will launch in a week, are available at 59 euros each, including taxes.