Irish low-cost airline Ryanair on Friday announced the expansion of its 2019 summer schedule for Greece that includes the launch of six new routes to Bulgaria, Italy and the UK and additional flights on six other routes.
The carrier’s Greece 2019 summer schedule will include new routes from/to Kalamata, Heraklion on Crete and Zakynthos. Flights have been added on routes from/to Corfu, Kefallonia, Rhodes and Thessaloniki.
“We will resume operations in Kalamata and on Zakynthos and add extra flights on six other routes, as part of our expanded Greek 2019 summer schedule,” said Nikolas Lardis, the company’s Sales and Marketing Manager for the Eastern Mediterranean.
In summer 2019, Ryanair will connect Kalamata in the Peloponnese through four new routes with London Stansted airport (1 weekly flight); Milan Bergamo Airport (2) and Pisa (2) in Italy; and Sofia in Bulgaria (1).
“We are very pleased that Ryanair has decided to add four routes to Kalamata airport. We will continue to work towards promoting the airport and creating new opportunities for the tourism development of the Peloponnese,” said the region’s Vice Governor Konstantina Nikolakou.
The carrier will also connect Heraklion with Bologna once a week and add three more flights to Milan Malpensa Airport from the Cretan city.
Furthermore, Zakynthos will have a connection with Milan Bergamo Airport with one weekly flight; Corfu will be linked with Edinburgh with two additional weekly flights; and Kefallonia with Milan Bergamo with three additional flights per week. More flights are scheduled from Rhodes to the East Midlands (3) and Milan Bergamo (2).
Ryanair also announced that it will add three weekly flights to the already running Thessaloniki-Bologna route.
The new routes and additional flights are already on sale on the Ryanair.com website at special prices available for booking until midnight December 22.