SAS launches new summer Stockholm – Rhodes route

posted on 1st March 2018 by Jordan Newton
SAS launches new summer Stockholm - Rhodes route

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is launching another direct route to Greece, now to the island of Rhodes – in the far south of the Aegean Sea.

Departures from Stockholm Arlanda Airport will be on Wednesdays and Saturdays during the summer.

SAS will fly to and from Rhodes on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 23 June and 4 August.

Today, SAS flies non-stop from Stockholm Arlanda Airport to Athens, Thessaloniki, Chania on the island of Crete, and Mykonos.

SAS Sweden head of sales, Anders Wahlström said: “We continue to adjust our destinations to our passengers’ wishes and see that more and more people want to fly with us in their leisure time, especially during the summer.

“This year, we are also investing significant resources in Greece, now with Rhodes as our fifth destination from Stockholm, but also Portugal, Italy, Spain and Croatia, with new or additional routes during the summer, including Lisbon, Palma, Verona and Malaga as well as Beirut via Copenhagen.”

Stockholm Arlanda operator is operated by Swedavia and director pf aviation business, Elizabeth Axtelius added: “We are seeing a substantial increase in demand for Mediterranean destinations. In just five years, the number of our passengers flying to Greece has nearly doubled.”