16-Mar-2011 12:31 PM

Athens expects 7% increase in flights over summer 2011

Greece's Athens International Airport stated it expects flights to increase by 7% over summer 2011 due to new incentives offered to airlines (Bloomberg, 15-Mar-2011). A total of 944 flights per week from 65 airlines are expected, while seven airlines will launch services to Greece including TAP Air Portugal, Transavia Netherlands and Belle Air. Passengers in Lisbon, Beijing, Bologna, Edinburgh and Dubrovnik will also be able to fly direct to Athens with flights by LCCs projected to increase by 14%.

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