Southampton Airport announces new route to Skiathos

Southampton Airport announces new route to Skiathos

Southampton Airport has today announced that it will be introducing a new route to Skiathos with its newest airline FlyLolo, starting July 2018. This will be the first time that Southampton Airport has offered a direct route to Greece.

Flights will run from 3rd July until 2nd October 2018 and will be operated by Flybe on an Embraer 195 aircraft. Prices for adults will start from £259* per person and children will receive a £25 discount** when booked with an adult.

FlyLolo is a new company specialising in extra capacity for School holidays at a lower price than No Frills airlines from the London Airports, its mission statement is to offer reasonably price seats in the school term.

Managing Director of Southampton Airport, Dave Lees, said ‘It is fantastic to offer our first direct route to Greece from Southampton Airport. Flights to Skiathos can be difficult to find, even when traveling to London, so we are delighted to be able to offer this beautiful destination to the south coast. We wish FLyLolo all the best for their new route’.

Paul Dendle, CEO of FlyLolo, said ‘Flylolo are really pleased, and proud, to be the first operator to fly to Greece from Southampton Airport.  We see an excellent future for Southampton as an alternative for London, and with the direct rail link, it makes it a fantastic option for passengers from the South East of England.

Southampton Airport offers a blend of easy, fast and friendly when compared to other airports.  With the added value of us providing ATOL protected flights with Flybe, child discounts, and no credit card charges, we believe we have a winning combination.’

Flights are bookable today at www.flylolo.com

*Price based on 7 night holiday duration when you depart on the following dates: 3/7/18, 10/7/18, 18/9/18, and 25/9/18.**Children Discounts - Children will receive a discount off the adult price of £13 for all flights with the exception of Southampton where the discount is £25.00. Same discount applies to either one way flights or return flights. There is no limit on the number of children flying as long as there is one adult travelling in the group., a child is classed as being between the age of 2-15 years at the date of departure. Once the child reaches their 16th birthday they become an adult for pricing purchases.