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Increasing role in Greek travel market

60% growth seat capacity to Holland and France in 2014.

ATHENS  –, the lowcost carrier and member of the Air France KLM Group, has performed a considerable growth in its seat capacity in Greece in 2014. This year more than 453,000 seats are available to Dutch and French destinations versus 282,000 in 2013. More than 60% growth of total seats available to the Netherlands and France.

As from 17 April this year has opened a brand new direct route from Thessaloniki to Amsterdam. Furthermore scheduled flights from Athens to Paris, Nantes and Lyon and the Dutch destination Eindhoven were added to the network.

In addition to the Thessaloniki-Amsterdam route, offers connections to the KLM network for transfer traffic on KLM network.

Hester Bruijninckx, Vice President Sales,

During summer season also flights are operated from Corfu, Chania, Chios, Heraklion, Kefallinia, Santorini, Kos, Kalamata, Lesbos, Preveza, Rhodes, Samos and Zakinthos to the Netherlands. And from Chania, Heraklion, Mykonos, Rhodes and Santorini to France.

In total is operating 1,905 flights to and from Greece.

In Greece is represented by Galant Hellas S.A. Galant is responsible for all the commercialization and sales of’s product to all trade segments, including channels such as (Online) Travel Agents, Tour Operators, Groups & Incentives, Corporates, and all GDS users (Galileo and Amadeus ATLA). Consumers can book tickets directly via

Flights from Greece:

  • Athens –Amsterdam, daily flights
  • Athens – Eindhoven, 3 flights a week
  • Athens – Paris, 6 flights a week, 7 in July & August
  • Athens – Nantes, 2 flights a week, 3 in July & August
  • Athens – Lyon, 2 flights a week, 3 in July & August
  • Chania – Paris, 2 flights a week
  • Heraklion – Paris, 6 flights a week, 8 in July & August
  • Heraklion – Nantes, 3 flights a week
  • Heraklion – Lyon, 3 flights a week
  • Mykonos – Paris, 1 flight a week, only in July & August
  • Rhodes – Paris, 1 flight a week, only in July
  • Santorini – Nantes, 1 flight a week, only in July & August
  • Santorini – Paris, 3 flights a week, only in July & August
  • Thessaloniki – Amsterdam, New route, 3 flights a week.
Vicky Karantzavelou
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Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.