Ryanair starts operations from Lappeenranta to Athens

Europe’s biggest low cost carrier Ryanair returns to Lappeenranta next spring with a weekly flight to Athens.

Athens is the capital and largest city in Greece with 4.2 million inhabitants. About 40 percent of the country's population lives in the Aegean vastest area. Ryanair flies from Athens airport to a number of destinations in the Greek archipelago and many other destinations in Europe.

We are very happy to welcome Ryanair back to Lappeenranta in the heart of Finnish Lakeland with lots of natural beauty to offer” says Eija Joro, CEO of Lappeenranta Airport.

“This new route to Athens offers great possibilities for Finnish and Russian customers to fly directly from Lappeenranta to the sunny capital of Greece and beyond to multiple destinations in the Greek archipelago served by Ryanair with tempting low fares.

​This route also enables an easy gateway for travelers to exciting metropolis of St. Petersburg, which is only 2 hours away from Lappeenranta Airport,” Eija Joro continues.

Ryanair special priced seats for sale

“Ryanair is pleased to launch 1 new Lappeenranta route to Athens, with one weekly service, which will go on sale on the Ryanair.com website tomorrow”, says Chris Lundshøj, Sales and Marketing Executive Scandinavia & Baltics for Ryanair.

To celebrate, we are releasing seats on sale from Lappeenranta from just €29,99 for travel from 16 May to 14 June, 2018, subject to availability, which are available for booking from 11 Oct, 2017 to midnight Friday 13 Oct, 2017. Since these amazing low fares will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”

More information:

Lappeenranta Airport Ltd

Eija Joro, CEO

+358 40 5022411


Eelis Eskelinen, Chairman of the Board

+358 400 372 153