Ryanair To Discontinue Direct Athens — Thessaloniki Flights



Venizelos international airport in Athens. File photo

Ryanair announced on Monday that it will stop its direct flights between the cities of Athens and Thessaloniki beginning on April 1, 2019.

The popular low-cost airline gave no explanation for the move. The announcement noted only that the last flight between the two largest Greek cities will be held on March 31, 2019, going from Thessaloniki to Athens.

Ryanair also said that direct flights between Athens and Chania, Athens and Rhodes and Athens and Mykonos will also be stopped for the summer season of 2019.

Ryanair was established in 1984 in Dublin, Ireland. It is currently Europe’s largest airline measured by the number of scheduled passengers, annually carrying more international passengers than any other European airline.