The company plans to begin six scheduled flights from Athens, flying to Thessaloniki, Rhodes, Chania, Paphos, London and Milan and carrying more than 1.2 million passengers annually, with more than 150 flights on a weekly basis. The Athens base will create approximately 1,200 new jobs.
The low-fares airline will also begin flights from Thessaloniki to Athens, Pisa and Warsaw, with 212 weekly flights carrying 1.6 million passengers. The Thessaloniki base expects to create over 1,600 jobs. Ryanair’s 6 new Athens routes and 3 new Thessaloniki routes will begin in April and tickets went on sale on www.ryanair.com yesterday.