Living in Crete | AegeanAir 49euros Latest Fare Deal
You can book online at www.aegeanair.com until March 23, 2009 to buy e-tickets valid for flights between May 1, 2009 and June 30, 2009 but add a 6 euros Internet Service Fee. You can also book through your local travel agent (who also may charge a booking fee). The fare restrictions include: no cancellation, no change of date or flight and no refund. If you can live with those restrictions, it is a good deal.
The same deal applies on all AegeanAir's domestic scheduled flights that operate to and from Athens.
Listed airports in the fare deal: ATHENS • ΑLEXANDROUPOLIS • CHANIA • CHIOS • CORFU • HERAKLION • ΙOANNINA • KAVALA • KEFALONIA • ΚOS • LEMNOS • ΜYKONOS • MYTILENE • RHODES • SAMOS • SANTORINI • THESSALONIKI .
As a matter of interest, Aegean make a few euros more in their pockets from the 49 euros total when flights originate at all other airports other than Athens, due to the lower fees charged at those airports.
So for all the Brits and Irish Living in Crete and who may wish to take a break in Athens, the Aegean Airways deal is good. But check first if commuter low cost carrier, Athens Airways, still offers their introductory fare of 1 euro plus taxes between Chania-Athens (March 26 start) and Heraklion-Athens (April 2 start). If yes, then AegeanAir will not be such a good fare deal. Swings and roundabouts in the war on domestic airfares in Greece.