Holy Fire Αrriving from Jerusalem on Aegean Airlines Flight on Saturday

ATHENS – The Holy Fire, or Holy Light, that is carried to Greece each year from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, is to arrive on a special Aegean Airlines flight on the afternoon of Holy Saturday, in time for the Easter midnight mass.

Accompanying the Holy Fire on the Aegean A320neo aircraft will be a small diplomatic mission, with the plane expected to land at Athens international airport at 18:00.

It will then be transported in other Aegean and Olympic Air planes to another seven destinations within Greece, on both scheduled and specially chartered flights for this purpose, as follows:

Athens-Thessaloniki A3 126 19:35-20:30

Athens-Alexandroupolis A3 146 20:10 – 21:05

Athens-Chania A3 336 18:50 – 19:40

Athens-Larisa OA 3002 18:30 – 19:10

Larisa-Ioannina OA 3003 19:25 – 20:00

Ioannina – Corfu OA 3004 20:15 – 20:40

Corfu-Kefallonia OA 3005 20:55 – 21:20


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