• Shanghai ILFC  YD497 2230 (SHA) 737-800 Take off

New direct flights from Shanghai to Athens to begin on June 15

At the initiative of a Chinese travel agency – Tourists will then have the option to travel to Santorini and Mykonos

Another “gateway” for Greek tourism opens on June 15 with the launch of the first direct flight from Shanghai to Athens.

One flight will operate per week until 19 October 2014 at the initiative of Shanghai Workers International Travel Service, a leading tour operator in China.

Group visitors can participate in travel packages that include stops in Santorini and Mykonos.