Ryanair announced further expansion in Greece with three new summer bases in Corfu (two aircraft), Chania (one aircraft) & Rhodes (one aircraft), offering 107 routes in total, including 46 new routes to help boost air traffic and the tourism industry as vaccination programmes continue and Europe re-opens in time for the Summer holiday season.

Ryanair’s three new Greek Summer bases will deliver:

·         Four additional aircraft (an investment of $400m) from July across Corfu (two), Chania (one) & Rhodes (one)

·         107 routes in total

·         46 new routes, to popular destinations such as Barcelona, Bari, Marseille, Paphos, Tel Aviv and Verona 

·         243 weekly flights

·         120 local jobs

“Greece is proving to be a resilient destination and is determined to lead the way in tourism recovery as we walk away from the Covid-19 pandemic. Following the announcement of the first travel corridors with Israel and Cyprus in April and the official re-opening to all international travel from 14th May, we are proud to support the resurgence of the country’s tourism industry and to offer both Greek visitors and customers greater choice and even lower fares” Ryanair’s Commercial Director, Jason McGuinness said.

More specifically the three new bases will provide:

CORFU CHANIA RHODES 2 based aircraft, July to October 1 based aircraft, July to October 1 based aircraft, July to October 18 new routes 15 new routes 13 new routes 42 routes in total 38 routes in total 27 routes in total 97 weekly flights 90 weekly flights 56 weekly flights