For more than a decade, on the 18th of June 2018, the biggest Greek operator “Aegean Airlines” will reinstate again the route between Athens and Skopje, announced the Greek company.
The company’s Vice-President Eftihios Vassilakis, presented yesterday the new package of flight destinations as part of the plans for expansion during the summer period for 2018, during which 18 new destinations will be added to its network, including Skopje, Zagreb, Zadar.
The airline company should put tickets on sale for the new line in Skopje. The Macedonian capital was Aegean Airlines’ first international destination since 2003, but the flights were canceled later when the relations between Macedonia and Greece got worsened.
Next summer “Aegean Airlines” will fly to Palermo, Bologna, Malaga, Basel, Zagreb, Zadar, Vilnius, and there shall be seven new routes from Greek regional airports – Corfu – Moscow, Santorini – Tel Aviv, Mikonos – Tel Aviv, Mikonos – Beirut, Rodos – Lion, Rodos – Beirut, and Heraklion – Beirut.
The announcement comes after the good results announced by both international airports in Macedonia during the first three quarters. 1.546.193 passengers have traveled in the period between January – September this year, both in Skopje and Ohrid, which presents an increase of 12 % compared to 2016.
Both airports “Alexander the Great” and “St. Apostol Paul” during the period from January until September have served 13.572 flights which is an increase of 6 % annually.