ECONOMY

Easyjet to launch Athens-Edinburgh flight link

EasyJet announced on Thursday that it will start a flight linking Edinburgh with Athens, the only direct air route between the two cities, in September.

?We are responding to customer demand, providing an even greater choice of city, sun and ski destinations from Edinburgh,? Hugh Aitken, easyJet?s commercial manager for Scotland, said in a statement.

Easyjet will also launch new flights linking Scotland?s capital with Tenerife and Grenoble.

The three times weekly service to Athens commences on September 20.