Aegean Airlines announced on Thursday that will include in its schedule a new direct flight that will link Thessaloniki with Tel Aviv.
Sales manager of Aegean Airlines Irini Sidiropoulou made the announcement in an event organised by the delegation of the Cities Diplomacy held in Tel Aviv to promote Thessaloniki as a tourism destination, deputy mayor of Thessaloniki Spyros Pengas said.
The flight will start on May 29 and will run until October 15, with three flights per week.
“It is a flight that will significantly increase the tourist flow from Israel,” said Pengas.
On his part, Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris expressed his pleasure noting that relations with Israel are very good and that there is cooperation in many sectors.