Alitalia & British return back to Macedonia International Airport

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Alitalia - British Thessaloniki

Alitalia and British Airways return back by the end of March 2013 to the runways of Macedonia International Airport and Thessaloniki.

The routes from Thessaloniki to Rome and London will restart, and by the end of March the Italian Alitalia and British Airways will return to Macedonia International Airport.

Thus, public will have the opportunity to travel from / to the two European cities during the summer, not only with the low-cost, but also with two traditional airlines, which had stopped the routes to the second largest airport in Greece in the fall of 2012.

More specifically, after a few months break the Italian airline, connecting Thessaloniki to Rome for 14 consecutive years with two daily flights, will land and take off again to Macedonia International Airport from March 30th. Alitalia will connect Thessaloniki with Rome daily and the flight program is expected to last until the end of October.

British Airways will be linking Thessaloniki and Gatwick again from March 31st. The flights will take place every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The British company had discontinued the route to Macedonia International Airport on November 4th, 2012.

Meanwhile, there are information about the increase of routes from / to Istanbul. In particular, Turkish Airlines is reported to examine the further daily enhancment of Thessaloniki-Istanbul route, with 4-5 extra flights. Moreover, the destination countries of the former Soviet Union (Russia, Ukraine etc.) are expected to increase from 13 in 2012, to 25 during 2013.

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