Ryanair’s first flight from Lappeenranta airport to Athens takes off


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Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 low cost Airline and Lappeenranta Airport, today (16 May, 2018) celebrated the first flight on Ryanair once weekly Lappeenranta service to Athens. Ryanair’s first summer schedule route from Lappeenranta Airport to Milan Bergamo started at the end of March and is operating twice weekly.
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Ryanair’s Chris Lundshøj said:

“We’re pleased to officially launch our new once weekly service to Athens. Flights can be booked at www.ryanair.com  or via the Ryanair app”

CEO, Lappeenranta Airport, Eija Joro said:

”We are very happy to welcome Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 low cost airline, to open another new route to Lappeenranta in the heart of Finnish Lakeland with lots of natural beauty to offer.

New route to Athens offers great possibilities for Finnish and Russian customers to fly directly from border town Lappeenranta to sunny capital of Greece and beyond to multiple destinations in Greek archipelago served by Ryanair with tempting low fares.

This route also enables easy gateway for travellers to exciting metropolis of St. Petersburg, which is only 2 hours away from Lappeenranta Airport.

First flight on Ryanair Lappeenranta service to Athens_400x300.jpgOur co-operation with Ryanair has been excellent and we look forward to continue and enhance our co-operation further. We are very happy to tell, that Milan-Bergamo route has been very popular already and new route to Athens departs nearly fully booked today. Interest for these new routes has been huge and we want to thank all the passengers for flying via Lappeenranta Airport.”

For further information, please contact:
Lappeenranta Airport Ltd
Eija Joro, CEO
+358 40 5022411
eija.joro@lppairport.fi eelis.eskelinen@lppairport.fi

Eelis Eskelinen, Chairman of the Board
+358 400 372 153