Ryanair celebrates carrying 7 million passengers to and from Athens. More flights to Chania in summer
Irish low-cost airline Ryanair on Thursday, April 20, celebrated carrying 7 million passengers to and from Athens International Airport (AIA).
The carrier, which began operating in Athens in 2014, will offer 19 routes from AIA this summer carrying up to 3.4 million passengers p.a. while sustaining 2,600 jobs in the Greek capital’s tourism sector, according to an announcement.
Ryanair’s 2017 Athens summer schedule will offer 202 weekly flights, including a new daily route to Sofia and more flights to Chania in Crete (25 weekly) and Mykonos (one daily).
The airline said it was celebrating this milestone by releasing seats for sale across its network at prices from 16.99 euros for travel from May. The low fare seats are available for booking until Monday, April 24, at midnight.