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Volotea to Launch Five New Flights to and from Athens Next Year

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Volotea, a Spanish short and medium haul airline linking small and medium sized cities, has landed at Athens International Airport (AIA) and is offering over 60,000 airline seats for 2015.

Carlos Muñoz, CEO and founder of Volotea; Ioanna Papadopoulou, director of communications and marketing of Athens Airport; Edo Friart, international development manager of Volotea; and Marina Papageorgiou, head of Athens Airport press office.

Carlos Muñoz, CEO and founder of Volotea; Ioanna Papadopoulou, director of communications and marketing of Athens Airport; Edo Friart, international development manager of Volotea; and Marina Papageorgiou, head of Athens Airport press office.

According to an announcement, Volotea will operate five new routes to and from Athens as of April 2015. This is the first year Volotea will fly to and from the Greek capital.

Volotea will launch four weekly flights from Athens to Santorini from 29 May 2015 until September. Next year the airline will also link Athens to Venice (three weekly flights from 3 April to October), Bari (two weekly flights weekly from 1 June to September), Palermo (two flights weekly from 26 June to September), and Pisa/Tuscany (two weekly flights from 29 May to September).

The airline also announced that during 2015, it will begin flights to and from the airports of Zakynthos and Thessaloniki.

The company has carried more than 190,000 passengers to and from Greece from April 2012 to date and offers charter flights to 10 Greek airports.

“Greece is expected to be the country in which we will grow the most in 2015, with an increase of approximately 60 percent of our flights compared to last year,” the CEO and founder of Volotea, Carlos Muñoz, said.

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