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AEGEAN Raises Stake in Animawings, Strengthens Presence in Romanian Market

Greek airline company AEGEAN has raised its shareholding participation in Romanian Animawings to 51% from 25%, strengthening its presence in Romania's market.

Sixteen Airlines Promise to Refund Passengers in 7 Days After Flight Cancellations

Sixteen major airlines have committed to provide better information to passengers and issue refunds in 7 days in case of flight cancellations.

Skytrax Names AEGEAN ‘Best Regional Airline in Europe’ for 10th Year

AEGEAN has been announced Best Regional Airline in Europe for the 10th year in a row at the 2021 Skytrax World Airline Awards.

AEGEAN Airlines Sets Agenda for Stronger 2022

Boosting air routes, accelerating the delivery of new aircraft and implementing a strategy adapted to the Covid-19 era are the priorities of Greek carrier AEGEAN for the months ahead.

AEGEAN CEO: Infrastructure, Vaccination Key to Greece Air Travel Recovery

Increasing Covid-19 vaccination reach and completing crucial infrastructure are key for Greece's tourism recovery, according to AEGEAN CEO Dimitris Gerogiannis.

Autohellas Sees Earnings Shoot Up €16.9m in First Half of 2021

Autohellas, a Greek company engaged in car rentals and trade, saw its profits after taxes for the first half of 2021 amount to 16.9 million euros compared to 1.1 million euros in the same period last year.

AEGEAN: 70% Growth in Summer Passenger Traffic vs 2020

AEGEAN during July and August saw its passenger traffic increase by 70%, compared to the same period in 2020, to more than 2.3 million passengers.

AEGEAN Begins Operation of Seasonal Base on Mykonos

AEGEAN has started the operation of its seasonal base on Mykonos aiming to improve the connection of the popular Greek island with international destinations.

AEGEAN Connects Thessaloniki with 5 New Destinations Abroad

Greek carrier AEGEAN is kicking off its 2021 summer schedule with five new direct flights to international destinations from Thessaloniki’s renovated Makedonia Airport.

GNTO Expects Greek Tourism to See a Good Year

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is optimistic that Greece’s tourism sector will see a much better year than it did in 2020.

Video: AEGEAN and GNTO Show Just How ‘Hot’ Greece is as a Tourism Destination

The new ad campaign of AEGEAN and the GNTO shows just how ‘hot’ Greece is as a tourism destination for travel all year round.

AEGEAN Reports €228m Loss in 2020 Due to Covid-19

AEGEAN has reported losses of 228 million euros for the whole of 2020, as it carried only 5.1 million passengers, 65 percent less than in 2019.

AEGEAN Celebrate’s Greek Independence Bicentennial in the Sky

AEGEAN celebrated the 200th anniversary of Greek Independence by forming a huge 200 in the sky.

Air Travel Protocols and Guidelines for 2021 Must be Defined, Says CEO of AEGEAN

The necessary protocols and guidelines for air travel this year must defined to help tourism restart, according to AEGEAN CEO Dimitris Gerogiannis.

Athens Invites Travelers to Greece with ‘Love Letters’

Aiming to attract travelers to the Greek capital, the "This is Athens & Partners" public-private tourism partnership has launched its “Love Letters from Athens” digital campaign.

AEGEAN Introduces New Voucher Option for Greater Flexibility

AEGEAN is introducing a new voucher option for passengers who want to voluntarily cancel their ticket due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.

State, Shareholders to Inject Capital into Greece’s Covid-hit AEGEAN Airlines

The Greek government and AEGEAN shareholders are awaiting Commission approval to inject €180 million to safeguard the pandemic-hit airline.

AEGEAN Achieves 4-star Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating by Skytrax

Greek carrier AEGEAN has been accredited with a 4-star Covid-19 Airline Rating by Skytrax, in recognition for its enhanced health and safety measures.

GNTO Takes Part in Virtual Greek Tourism Workshop for Danish Market

The GNTO is taking part in the 1st Virtual Greek Alternative Tourism & Gastronomy Workshop that is focusing on the Danish market.

Covid-19 Takes Toll on AEGEAN H1 2020 Turnover

Impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and the slowdown in global travel, Greek carrier AEGEAN recorded a 64% drop in turnover in the first half of 2020.