Kalamata Airport will connect 18 new international destinations with the central Peloponnese, the municipality announced last week.
The Captain Vassilis Constantakopoulos airport, receiving among the highest number of charter flights last year, has introduced Tel Aviv, Bratislava, Katowice, Frankfurt, Munich, Amsterdam, Bergamo, Prague, London, Vienna, Hamburg, Wroclaw, Warsaw, Paris, Oslo, Vienna, Manchester, Birmingham, to its new flight timetable. Flight schedules to Russia and Ukraine are pending.
The Municipality of Kalamata also said that schedules for Aegean Airlines and Astra Airlines have not been finalized yet, but that Aegean is expected to be handling most of the flights to major Europe destinations including Paris, Munich, Stockholm and Dusseldorf.
Aegean Airlines has also planned six return flights between Kalamata and London’s Gatwick airport in October for the annual ABTA Travel Convention to be held in nearby Messinia, at the Costa Navarino luxury coastal resort on 12-14 October.
In the meantime, the municipality has introduced its Office of Tourism Support on the airport grounds offering travellers information on the tourism offerings of the region.