Aegean Greece’s largest airline and a Star Alliance member, is to launch a new direct route from the UK to Larnaca, Cyprus and Heraklion, Crete. The flights to Larnaca will depart from Heathrow airport daily as of March 29th, 2015 while the flights to Heraklion will be departing from Gatwick airport as of June 21st, 2015 with up to 6 flights a week. AEGEAN will also renew their its summer flight schedule to Athens from Birmingham airport and the once seasonal flights from Manchester Airport to Athens Airport are now an “all year” round service.
The flights will be performed with one of the youngest fleets in Europe, comprising 56 aircraft, after AEGEAN´s recent investment in new additional Airbus A320ceos. The company´s new timetable includes a network of 134 destinations, 100 international in 42 countries and 34 domestic, with 15,000,000 available seats. Two million more seats than in 2014.
AEGEAN offers both economy and business class travel from the UK to Larnaca and Heraklion and from Heathrow and Gatwick airports respectively. AEGEAN passengers will receive complimentary on board food and drink so their holiday begins when they step on board.
Awarded by Skytrax as the Best European regional airline 5 times the last six years, AEGEAN is a carrier with an award winning in-flight experience and that knows Greece best. AEGEAN operates to 34 Greek airports; passengers experience the warmth welcome of Greece from the first moment they step on board the plane with gourmet Greek food, fine wines hand selected by AEGEAN’s own Master of Wine and service with a smile.