Rivalling Saint Tropez, Ibiza and even St Barths, Mykonos is the quintessential holiday diva of the Mediterranean. This is no idle claim-we’ve got recent statistics to back it up: The summer 2017 season showed a marked 30 percent increase in general aviation flights, whilst there has been an equally significant rise in cruise ship arrivals. In fact Mykonos airport shall be closing between November 13 and 29, for construction work, in line with its management company’s, Fraport Greece, aim to turn it into a “world-class airport worthy of the destination’s global reputation”.
Following its scheduled revamp the airport will be able to facilitate increased air traffic, as more and more domestic and international flights are being introduced to Mykonos; Qatar Airlines announcing the inclusion of the island of the winds in its 2017/18 destinations, is but one example.
This is certainly exciting news for all Mykonos aficionados; and if you are yet to witness first hand the glitzy, glamorous 24 hour bonanza that this island is, now is your chance to do it, as access shall be easier than ever! (more…)