Popular #Greek Airline #Ellinair Extends Seasonal Domestic Flights
|Photo call of some of the Ellinair Cabin Crew working on the Avro RJ85 aircraft on the Thessaloniki-Heraklion, Athens-Santorini and Thessaloniki-Santorini routes|
Less than 2 years old, Greek carrier Ellinair, member of the Mouzenidis Group, is gaining a reputation for on time performance and efficiency. With a growing following, the airline announced on August 17 that the seasonal summer route between Thessaloniki and Heraklion would be extended by three weeks to September 30. A leased Avro RJ85 100 seater aircraft operates on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Ellinair has been achieving 80 per cent full flights.
Two other routes extended are Thessaloniki-Santorini and Athens-Santorini. Avro RJ85 operate five weekly return services on each route.
Ellinair also flies June-September between Athens and Heraklion on four days a week. These are Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays using RJ85’s.
Ellinair specialises in flights between Greece and Russian cities in addition to domestic services. Ticket prices include a generous 20kg checked baggage allowance and one 5kg hand baggage.