French travelers choose Greece for this summer

Greece is the No. 1 destination for the customers of TUI France , which this year completes 20 collaborations with Aegean Airlines + 1.68%, based on the reservations made for next summer.

In fact, as pointed out by the staff of TUI France , whose goal is to bring 100,000 French travelers to Greece this summer, the bookings record a three-digit increase compared to the summer of 2021, with top destinations in Athens, Crete, Kos, Rhodes and Corfu .

At the same time, Aegean, taking advantage of the strong demand recorded this year by the French market , increases by 10% compared to 2019 the offered positions between Greece and France, with the total number amounting to 1 million .

The largest domestic air carrier currently represents 41% of TUI France seats related to commitment contracts in our country , with Greece covering 40% of the company’s sales for medium-distance destinations in terms of the number of passengers.

In cooperation with Aegean, which this year in order to better serve the needs of French travelers will park an aircraft at the base of Paris’s Charles de Gaulle International Airport , TUI France operates 24 routes, from 12 airports to Athens, Heraklion, Corfu, Rhodes, Kalamata and Kos in Greece, as well as Larnaca in Cyprus .

” In 2002, when we started our cooperation, we were a Greek startup airline with 16 aircraft, but we were determined to succeed. Today Aegean has 4 times the size of the fleet it had then and we serve 6 times more passengers . We continue to grow. “Through our cooperation, we have jointly served more than 3 million passengers in Greece and we have offered them a unique holiday experience “, pointed out the CEO of Aegean Dimitris Gerogiannis, emphasizing the customer-centric approach of the two companies.

Twenty years ago, when the cooperation between Aegean and TUI France began, the Greek airline operated almost 10 routes in France , carrying only a few thousand passengers. Today, having firmly invested in its growth in the French market, Aegean will operate up to 95 scheduled scheduled flights a week from 10 French cities ( Bordeaux, Brest, Deauville, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, Paris, Toulouse ) to 7 Greek destinations (Athens, Corfu, Heraklion, Kalamata, Mykonos, Rhodes and Thessaloniki).

TUI France, a 100% subsidiary of the TUI group, the largest European travel agency, has in its portfolio 15 hotels throughout Greece bearing the company’s Club Marmara and Club Lookéa brands. These include the new Club Lookéa Out Of the Blue in Crete.

” Our cooperation with Aegean started in 2002 with the Marmara brand, which operated chartered flights to Athens and Heraklion and was the first tour operator in France to launch scheduled flights to Greece on a large scale , essentially marking the change. of the specific travel model. In recent years, the cooperation of TUI France with Aegean has been strengthened by increasing the number of offered seats, air connections, departures and airports, with Club Marmara and Club Lookéa located in Greece being available to all our customers ” , stressed, in the context of the event to celebrate 20 years of cooperation, the General Manager of TUI France, Dirk Van Holsbeke. “Aegean is one of themTop 3 airlines we work with. We offer 24 itineraries, from 12 departure airports to 6 destinations in Greece “, he added.

Under the umbrella of TUI France, which is one of the largest travel agencies in the French tourism market , are Club Marmara, Club Lookéa and Circuits Nouvelles Frontières, three emblematic brands in the field of hospitality, recognized by French travelers with a very high percentage. satisfaction. {https://emea-gr}

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