SkyGreece offering $899 fare for flights from Montreal & Toronto to Athens & Thessaloniki

SkyGreece posted this promotional offer on its Facebook page March 21   [Editor’s note: this post was updated March 25 with information about Toronto-Athens and Toronto-Thessaloniki fares]   Fare deals: SkyGreece Airlines has finally released introductory fares for its new Toronto to Athens, Toronto to Thessaloniki  and Montreal to Athens routes, which launch on May […]
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SkyGreece Airlines will launch service to Canada on May 17

SkyGreece Airlines posted this photo of its Boeing 767-300ER  aircraft to its Facebook page today.   Routes revealed: Travellers will have more choices for direct flights between Canada and Greece beginning Sunday May 17. That’s the day SkyGreece Airlines is expected to launch service between Athens and Toronto, with three flights per week.  On Wednesday […]
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Agency approves SkyGreece bid for licence to fly to Canada

Facebook page photo of the SkyGreece Airlines aircraft   Application approved: Canadian travellers may soon have a third option for direct flights to and from Athens now that the Canadian Transportation Agency has approved SkyGreece Airlines’ application to offer scheduled service between Canada and Greece. In a ruling released January 20, the Agency said it […]
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SkyGreece now listed on signs at Athens airport ... but still no news on flights to North America

SkyGreece Airlines posted this photo on its Facebook page today, announcing that its name was just added to signage at Athens International Airport     Sign of things to come?: SkyGreece Airlines is one step closer to commencing flights — its name was added to signage on the departures level of Athens International Airport today, […]
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Travel tip: Avoid taking a large carry-on case when flying Olympic Air to small Greek island airports

An Olympic Air media photo of one of its De Havilland DHC-8-402Q aircraft. The airline flies smaller prop planes to Naxos and several other islands.     Carry small!: Here’s a tip for those of you (especially from North America) who tend to travel with a large carry-on bag, particularly one of those 22-inch hard-sided […]
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SkyGreece takes test flight; aims to start 5x weekly service between Athens and New York in June

This image of a flight crew posing beside the SkyGreece Airlines Boeing 767 ER was posted on the SkyGreece Facebook page this past weekend.     Excitement building: If the traffic to my blog and the number of emails I’ve been receiving recently are an accurate indication, there is a tremendous interest in SkyGreece Airlines […]
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More flights & routes to Greece this summer as Ryanair opens new bases in Athens & Thessaloniki

A Ryanair media image of one of the aircraft in its fleet of more than 300 Boeing 737-800s. The low-fare airline is opening new bases in Athens and Thessaloniki, and is adding new flight routes to Greece.     More flights: Getting to Greece is becoming a lot easier — and cheaper — with low-cost […]
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