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Air Mediterranean’s inaugural flight touches down at Stansted

PUBLISHED: 10:39 03 November 2017 | UPDATED: 10:39 03 November 2017

(left to right) Mats Sigurdson, London Stansted aviation director, Martin Jones, London Stansted commercial director, Air Mediterranean owner, George Hallak and Paul Argyle, Flight Directors managing director are joined by entertainers in ancient Greek dress to celebrate the first Athens flight.

(left to right) Mats Sigurdson, London Stansted aviation director, Martin Jones, London Stansted commercial director, Air Mediterranean owner, George Hallak and Paul Argyle, Flight Directors managing director are joined by entertainers in ancient Greek dress to celebrate the first Athens flight.

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Stansted Airport welcomed its latest airline as Greek carrier Air Mediterranean’s inaugural flight touched down from Athens yesterday.

Air Mediterranean’s Boeing 737 arrives after its first flight to Stansted from AthensAir Mediterranean’s Boeing 737 arrives after its first flight to Stansted from Athens

The service is the airline’s first UK scheduled destination and will operate up to four times a week using the airline’s fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft.

Entertainers dressed in ancient Greek dress along with representatives from the airport celebrated this first flight by handing out cupcakes to passengers as they arrived.

London Stansted’s aviation director, Mats Sigurdson, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Air Mediterranean to London Stansted as they launch their first UK services. This is great news and adds even more choice of airline to the already extensive European network on offer at the airport.”

Passengers travelling with Air Mediterranean can also use its onward connections via Athens to the Middle East and Africa.

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