More flights connecting Newcastle to Greece announced after strong demand

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Flights to Athens will be more regular next summer and will start as early as April.

Greece’s flagship airline has announced it will return to Newcastle International Airport for the second year to operate twice-weekly flights to Athens.

Strong demand will see flights start much earlier in the season, with passengers able to book them every Wednesday and Sunday from 24th April 2024 through to the end of October.

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This is in addition to the airline’s seasonal flights, put on sale for North East passengers wishing to visit Greece over the upcoming Christmas and New Year period, between 22nd December 2023 and 5th January 2024.

AEGEAN airlines will resume summer flights connecting Newcastle to Athens AEGEAN airlines will resume summer flights connecting Newcastle to Athens
AEGEAN airlines will resume summer flights connecting Newcastle to Athens | AEGEAN

Leon McQuaid, director of aviation development at Newcastle International Airport said: “We would like to extend a ‘Thank You’ to everyone who has supported our newest airline partner, AEGEAN this summer. AEGEAN is an award-winning airline and we are delighted that it will be returning for an even longer summer season in 2024.

“As well as providing passengers with a new city break or summer sun destination, this direct service also offers a convenient option for passengers joining cruises from Athens or another hub connection for those passengers who are looking to connect to the Greek Islands and beyond via AEGEAN’s worldwide network.”

Plans unveiled for the brand-new executive lounge at Newcastle International Airport.Plans unveiled for the brand-new executive lounge at Newcastle International Airport.
Plans unveiled for the brand-new executive lounge at Newcastle International Airport. | Newcastle International Airport

AEGEAN was recently named as the ‘Best Regional Airline in Europe’ for the 12th consecutive year at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, rewarding the airline’s unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and highest levels of hospitality.

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Newcastle Airport has recently announced a multi-million pound investment in its departure lounge ahead of the Summer 2024 season, which will see the refurbishment of all the food and beverage outlets. As well as this, a £1.7m investment by Aspire into the Airport’s executive lounge will result in an extended and fully refurbished lounge offering for passengers next summer.

AEGEAN flights from Newcastle International Airport are on sale now at en.aegeanair.com/

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