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Virgin Atlantic Introduced to Partners of Aktina Travel

Nikos Frantzeskakis, Business & Tourism Development at Discover the World; George Maroutsos, General Director at Aktina Travel; Ioanna Nomidou, Sales Executive for Virgin Atlantic; and Lefteris Konstantopoulos, Sales & Marketing Director at Aktina Travel.

Nikos Frantzeskakis, Business & Tourism Development at Discover the World; George Maroutsos, General Director at Aktina Travel; Ioanna Nomidou, Sales Executive for Virgin Atlantic; and Lefteris Konstantopoulos, Sales & Marketing Director at Aktina Travel.

Greek travel agents, partners of Aktina Travel Group, recently received the latest updates on Virgin Atlantic Airways, during an event held at the Fabrica de Vino restaurant in central Athens.

During the event, attendees were briefed on the latest news regarding the airline’s route network.

Virgin Atlantic flies to over 30 of the world’s most popular cities from Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester and Edinburgh. For Winter 2017, the airline has announced five flights a week from Gatwick to St Lucia, four to Antigua and a twice weekly service from London Heathrow to Barbados. Virgin Atlantic is the only airline to launch a direct flight from London Heathrow to Barbados. The new, twice weekly service launched on December 12 and now the airline offers up to 11 Barbados flights per week from three UK Airports (Gatwick, Manchester and Heathrow).

The airline also announced its biggest ever season of flying from Manchester Airport, with nearly 40,000 more seats available to book in 2018.

During the event, a draw was held and Nikolas Karapanagiotis, an accountant from Anyland Travel, won a wine collection. He is see here with Ioanna Nomidou, Sales Executive at Virgin Atlantic and Nikos Kapsanis, Sales Executive at Aktina Travel.

During the event, a draw was held and Nikolas Karapanagiotis, an accountant from Anyland Travel, won a wine collection. He is see here with Ioanna Nomidou, Sales Executive at Virgin Atlantic and Nikos Kapsanis, Sales Executive at Aktina Travel.

Moreover, the Greek travel agents were given the latest updates on Virgin Atlantic’s frequent flyer program — Flying Club — and a detailed presentation of its Economy, Premium Economy and Upper Class cabins.

A wine tasting event followed and Sommelier Nikolas Giannopoulos taught all travel agents how to distinguish wines and tastes.

The event was organized in collaboration with Aktina Travel Group. Aktina is one of Greece’s leading travel organizations with more than 40 years of experience in the sector

Virgin Atlantic Airways is represented in Greece by Discover the World Greece & Cyprus.

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