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Viking Airlines to Chania...........

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Viking Airlines to Chania...........

Cheapest I've found to Chania, anybody ever flown with them? Please let me know of your experiences

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1. Re: Viking Airlines to Chania...........

Hi there

I've never flown with them but if you Google their name and check out some of the review websites, they come in for quite a bit of flack for delays, cancellations, tatty aircraft and unprofessional cabin staff. They arose somewhere from the ashes of XL I believe but I'm sure someone will know for sure. They currently have about 4-5 aircraft based in London and Sweden - some of these are quite old.

If they're cheap, then it's for a reason......

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2. Re: Viking Airlines to Chania...........

I've only found Viking going to Chania from Gatwick can't find anyone else who goes there. Iraklion is too far for the transfer me thinks.

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3. Re: Viking Airlines to Chania...........

Hi again

Aegean Airlines fly Stansted - Chania.

www.aegeanairlines.com

It's about a 3 hour run from Iraklion to Chania along the New National Road so quite a ride when all you want to do is get to your accommodation and hit the beach/bar/pool or whatever.

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4. Re: Viking Airlines to Chania...........

Really have to go from Gatwick. Live in Kent and getting to Stanstead is a mission in itself.

Found a few comments about Viking and whilst the earlier comments didn't bode too well they were from about 2 years ago.

Apparently they're investing in new 737-800's and expanding their summer schedule.

I think for £200 return (inc. taxes) I'll give them a go.

Will let you know.

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5. Re: Viking Airlines to Chania...........

Hi again

Just checked out wwwtravelsupermarket.com and they redirect to a website that's offering LGW - Chania return with all taxes for just over £150 in mid June

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6. Re: Viking Airlines to Chania...........

Missed out a dot there

www.travelsupermarket.com

The flights are also with Viking

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7. Re: Viking Airlines to Chania...........

Yeah, looks ok.

Has to be July though. School bloody Holidays!!!

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8. Re: Viking Airlines to Chania...........

Looks like you've already got a great deal then as Travelsupermarket show lowest at £261 for mid July

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9. Re: Viking Airlines to Chania...........

I have flown with them twice planes are dirty and basic. monach and t cook fly into chania

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10. Re: Viking Airlines to Chania...........

Thomson fly to Chania as well. Went with them last year - nice early flights as well. Might be dear though.

Flew to Fuerteventura with Viking a couple of years ago - really old plane. Had to stop in France to take on more fuel on the way home because of head winds.

Cheers, Jean

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