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TAV Airports: AEGEAN to launch new direct flight from Skopje to Corfu Island as of June

TAV Airports: AEGEAN to launch new direct flight from Skopje to Corfu Island as of June

Skopje, 2 April 2024 (TAV Airports/MIA) - As of 1st June 2024, thanks to AEGEAN, the Greek flag carrier, and a member of STAR ALLIANCE, a new seasonal route will be launched directly connecting Skopje International Airport and Corfu Airport, thus providing an extraordinary and unique connection between the vibrant city of Skopje and the picturesque island of Corfu, Greece, TAV Airports has announced.

Starting 1st June, travelers will have the opportunity to experience the beauty and charm of Corfu, its historic monuments, stunning natural landscapes, and crystal-clear seas, onboard a direct flight, from Skopje Airport, operated by AEGEAN.

"As an airport operator, we are thrilled to announce the launch of AEGEAN’s new seasonal route connecting Skopje with Corfu, as of 1st June. Following Athens and Sarajevo, directly connecting Corfu will be the third destination that AEGEAN launches from Skopje International Airport. This new leisure route is proof that the partnership and cooperation with AEGEAN continue by expanding Skopje’s connectivity. It will provide easiness and comfort for our passengers who want to reach one of the most attractive Greek islands as their vacation destination,” says TAV Macedonia General Manager Nejat Kurt.

AEGEAN will operate direct flights connecting Skopje with Corfu until the end of September, with two weekly frequencies, every Saturday (Sunday) and Tuesday (Wednesday). Departure time, on Saturdays and Tuesdays, from Skopje Airport will be at 21:35h (local time), and the arrival time at Corfu Airport at 23:50h (local time), while the departure time, on Sundays and Wednesdays, from Corfu Airport will be at 00:20h (local time), and arrival time at Skopje Airport at 00:30h (local time). Flight tickets are now available on AEGEAN’s official website, https://en.aegeanair.com/ as well as through travel agencies.

Passengers can look forward to experiencing AEGEAN’s renowned hospitality and service excellence as they embark on their journey from Skopje to Corfu. Whether traveling for business or leisure, this new seasonal route will offer a seamless and enjoyable travel experience.

“Following the commencement of AEGEAN’s flight, connecting Skopje and Sarajevo last October, we are now pleased to announce the launch of another new direct route from Skopje to Corfu. As of June, passengers from Skopje will have the opportunity to travel directly to Corfu twice a week and enjoy a unique travel experience with the convenience and reliability that AEGEAN offers. With this new additional flight, we increase connectivity and expand our presence in the Balkan area while offering enhanced passenger options” – Pepi Stamati, Deputy CCO Network and Revenue stated.

TAV Airports’ officials believe that this new seasonal route will further enrich Skopje International Airport's portfolio and route network map, especially since Corfu is an attractive summer destination, which now can be reached in only one hour and 15 minutes.

TAV Macedonia, a subsidiary of TAV Airports finished January and February 2024 with 243,244 passengers at both Macedonian airports – Skopje International Airport and Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle Airport, which is an increase of 47% compared to January and February 2023. At the same time, the number of flights at both airports in the first two months amounted to 1,931, with a 38% annual increase.

Photo: TAV Macedonia