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Ryanair in Greece

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Low-cost airline Ryanair plans began expansion May 2010 to Greece with six seasonal routes and will operate a total of 33 from Kos, Rhodes, Thessaloniki and Volos as of April 2011.

*Last updated March 24, 2011

Ryanair routes to/from Greece

Flights to/from Greece travel between destinations: Belgium, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden and, of course, the UK.

Chania, Crete – Frankfurt (Hahn)
Chania, Crete – Milan (Bergamo)
Kos-Brussels (Charleroi)
Kos-Frankfurt (Hahn)
Kos-Kaunas, Lithuania
Kos-Milan (Bergamo)
Kos-Oslo (Rygge)
Rhodes-Brussels (Charleroi)
Rhodes-Dusseldorf (Weeze)
Rhodes-Kauna, Lithuania
Rhodes-Stockholm (Skavsta)
Rhodes-Trapani, Italy
Thessaloniki-Brussels (Charleroi)
Thessaloniki-Frankfurt (Hahn)
Thessaloniki-Milan (Bergamo)
Thessaloniki-Oslo (Rygge)
Thessaloniki-Rome (Ciampano)
Thessaloniki-Stockholm (Skavsta)
Volos-Brussels (Charleroi)
Volos-Milan (Bergamo)
Volos-Rome (Ciampano)

Spokesman Stephen McNamara said, “Ryanair is delighted to boost Greek tourism and the Greek economy,” creating 200 local jobs and welcoming on board up to 200,000 passengers.

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Ryanair to bring really low fares to Greece for the first time” —
Πτήσεις στην Ελλάδα ξεκινά η Ryanair” — Eleftherotypia
Ryanair expands its 2011 summer schedule to Thessaloniki, Greece
Ryanair launches routes from Liverpool to Greek islands” — Liverpool Daily Post
Ryanair celebrates 17 new routes with fare sale” —
New routes from Ryanair 2011” —
Ryanair launches first routes to Crete” –

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  dealsend wrote @ February 26th, 2010 at 10:19

I can’t find any flight. According to this , they start from Volos to Milan 27/5 however there are not available flights at all. I’ll check again though!

Kat Reply:

Hi DE, How are you? Nice to see you here again.

I deduce that the five-euro ticket sale applies to destinations that do not include Greece, though the press release doesn’t say that. I think this because it says the fare applies to flights occurring late March and April; well, if the flights to Greece don’t start until May, then there’s no way anyone can take advantage of this fare for a March or April flight from/to Greece.

But in your case, where you want to book a flight for May, I don’t know what their system is. Some low-cost airlines don’t allow passengers to book that far in advance; some do.

  Claire May wrote @ February 26th, 2010 at 15:30

This is good news. It would be good if there were more flights into Kalamata airport in Messinia as they are badly needed. Let hope we get them soon.

  Aris wrote @ February 28th, 2010 at 12:43

Hmmm, I’m wondering why London is not on that list!

Kat Reply:

Probably because that market is dominated by easyJet.

  yo wrote @ March 1st, 2010 at 00:45

These are routes to places that have nothing more to offer that cheap alcohol, or___, r___, etc, for low income tourists that are only going to spend money to get drunk, puke on the streets. Even the hotels that these people live in are owned by german/british companies and are “all-inclusive”, which means that this whole show is not boosting local economy at all!

This is the worst kind of tourism, but I suppose “low-cost” airlines like this one are dependent on it 🙁

Kat Reply:

I respect your opinion, though I want to point out that Volos is quite a nice location not known for what you stated. And, I’m sure you’ll agree, many places in Greece and the world (unfortunately) have this reputation, so I don’t think airlines or locals can get away from it. Further, many residents of all nationalities aren’t exactly Puritans either.

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