Paros island to inaugurate new airport, as Olympic offers discount fares


The Greek holiday island of Paros will be inaugurating its new airport on July 25, with domestic carrier Olympic Air offering 9,000 discount tickets through July and August between the island and the cities of Athens and Thessaloniki starting at 39 euros for reservations made until July 20.

The new airport has a 2 kilometer landing and takeoff strip and a 750 square meter terminal. The first phase of its development was funded by the state and additional funding to complete the project's infrastructure was provided by Greek carriers Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air.