Service linking South West to Athens is launched

A new flight has been launched linking the South West with the Greek capital.

Aegean Airlines has commenced its service between Bristol Airport and Athens.

The route provides customers the opportunity to fly direct into one of the world’s most historical cities and opens the door for multiple onward connections for travellers.

Travellers from the South West will be able to fly from their local airport to an increased number of destinations and convenient connections including Cairo, Tel Aviv and Beirut.

Dave Lees, chief executive of Bristol Airport, said: “This is an incredibly exciting milestone for Bristol Airport adding Aegean Airlines to the Bristol Airport airline family. Aegean Airlines is a major global airline and this decision shows confidence in the region.

“The regular scheduled service between Bristol and Athens opens up a wide range of European and worldwide connections to our customers. We are delighted to be collaborating with Aegean Airlines and further exciting route opportunities for the future.“

Aegean Airlines is a Star Alliance member linking 26 airlines offering easy connections to almost any destination in the world. Aegean Airlines offers customers an exciting range of onboard services including a dedicated business class product.

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