Direct Flights between Zagreb and Athens Inaugurated

By 19 May 2018

ZAGREB, May 19, 2018 - The largest Greek airline, Aegean Airlines, introduced direct seasonal flights from Athens to Zagreb, which will take place three times a week in the airline’s summer schedule, according to the authorities of Zagreb's International Airport. Aegean Airlines will fly the new route three times a week – Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday.

The first flight from Athens was welcomed at the Zagreb International Airport by its CEO Jacques Feron, who said that the flight to Athens will contribute to the development of tourist and business connections between Greece and Croatia, as well as the continued growth in passengers at the Zagreb Airport.

Aegeain Airlines’ Airport Services Manager Sergios Diplarakos said the new flight meant the strengthening of the network to Zagreb, a popular vacation and business destination. He added he was looking forward to Croatian tourists who will choose Greece as the destination of their travels.

“We have been waiting a long time for this flight, and there is a lot that the peoples of Croatia and Greece can learn from one another, considering that both countries are recognised historical and culinary tourist destinations,” said the Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic Stavros Tsiepas.

The Aegean Airlines summer flight schedule for 2018 includes a network of 153 destinations in 44 countries, with a fleet of 61 aircraft.