Rhodes to welcome first tourists on March 29

British tourists will be the first ones to arrive on the island of Rhodes for 2017 tourist season. The tourists will land at Rhodes airport on March 29 with three flights carrying 300 passengers.

The first charter flight by EasyJet will land at Diagoras airport at 11.35 followed by a Thomson charter flight expected to land at 13:00 both from Gatwick airport, London. Minutes after another Thomson charter flight will bring tourists from Manchester.

The first flight from Scandinavia will be carried by Primavera airline with tourists from Finland landing on Rhodes on Saturday 1 April.

The flights to Rhodes will be launched earlier this year due to the fact that the Catholic and Orthodox Easter coincide this year.