Italian airline Air One has started new cheap flights to Greece from its base at Milan Malpensa.
The carrier will run two daily direct flights to Athens from Milan, with one flight to Thessaloniki running from the Italian capital.
The new flights are part of continued expansion at Milan Malpensa by Air One, with the schedule times to allow passengers from Greece to connect easily with flights to other destinations in the airline’s network.
Flights to Greece mean that Air One now serves 18 different European destinations, with 140 flights a week due to operate once the full expansion programme is complete by the end of the year.
As well as now being able to access flights to Greece, travellers flying from Milan Malpensa will soon be able to reach Stockholm.
Low-cost Scandinavian carrier Sterling announced it will add flights from Milan to Stockholm-Arlanda Airport in October and cheap flights airline easyJet will launch its first flights to the Swedish destination from its Italian base in the same month.