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AEGEAN, Olympic Air to Transfer Holy Flame to 17 Greek Destinations

AEGEAN Airlines will provide three extra aircraft (non commercial flights) to distribute the Holy Flame to as many Greek destinations as possible once it arrives in Athens from Jerusalem on Holy Saturday, April 30.

Three Greek Airlines Soaring Among Europe’s Top 50 for Punctuality

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and Ellinair have been listed among Europe’s most punctual carriers for the month of March by UK-based air travel intelligence firm OAG.

Greek Shops to Offer 20% Discount to Tourists from Four ‘Honored Countries’

Starting from 2016, certain Greek shops every year will offer a 20 percent discount to tourists from four "honored countries".

Aegean to Resume Daily Morning Flights to/from Brussels

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines has announced that it will resume its daily morning flights to/from Brussels as of Friday, April 8.

Aegean Continues Flights to Lille to Assist Brussels Passengers

Aegean Airlines has announced that it will continue to operate alternative flights to and from Lille airport until April 7, as the Brussels-Zaventem airport still remains closed.

Aegean Airlines to Continue Alternative Flights to and from Lille until April 1

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines will continue to operate alternative flights to and from Lille airport until April 1, as Brussel’s – Zaventem (BRU) airport remains closed.

Aegean Continues Athens-Lille Flights to Assist Brussels Passengers

Aegean Airlines has announced that it has canceled all flights to and from Brussels until Wednesday, March 30, as Brussels Airport will most likely remain closed.

Aegean Launches Alternative Flights to and from Lille to Assist Brussels Passengers

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines has canceled all flights to and from Brussels for Thursday, March 24, and Friday, March 25.

Aegean Airlines Cancels All Flights to Brussels after Bombing

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines has announced that no flights to Brussels will be operated on Tuesday due to the bombing at Brussels Airport, which killed at least 13 people.

Aegean Airlines Cancels All Flights to and from Brussels for Wednesday

In the wake of the attack at Brussels Airport in Belgium early Tuesday morning, Greek carrier Aegean Airlines has canceled all flights to and from Brussels for Wednesday, March 23.

Athens Airport Honors Airlines for 2015 Performance

Athens International Airport (AIA) earlier this month honored airlines that recorded the fastest development and the highest increases in passenger volumes in their scheduled services during 2015. The award ceremony took place during the 16th Airline Marketing Workshop held in Athens.

ITB 2016: Aegean Announces New Direct Athens-Kassel Flight for ‘documenta 14’ Art Event in 2017

Aegean Airlines has become the sponsor and first official airline partner of documenta 14 - one of the art world’s most prestigious events that will be coming to Athens in 2017 - it was announced on Friday at the ITB Berlin trade show.

Aegean Chairman Vassilakis Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Aegean Airlines Chairman Theodore Vassilakis has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the University of Piraeus School of Economics, Business and International Studies, Department of Business Administration.

Messinia to Welcome New Direct Flights, More Visitors this Year

Messinia, in the southwestern Peloponnese, this year is expected to see a 28 percent increase in air arrivals compared to 2015, as a result of the launch of new air routes to and from Kalamata's international airport "Captain Vassilis Konstantakopoulos" as of April.

Aegean Airlines Reports 15% Increase in Passenger Traffic for 2015

Aegean Airlines has announced total passenger growth of 15 percent in 2015. Passengers carried reached 11,650,374, which are 1,537,849 more than in 2014.

Family Travel: Aegean Launches Special Offer, New Designed Services

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines recently launched an offer to make family travel even more affordable.

Aegean, Olympic Cancel Feb 4 Flights Due to Strike

Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air are cancelling 66 scheduled domestic flights on Thursday, February 4, due to the 24-hour strike of the civil aviation authority personnel and the 4-hour walkout of the Panhellenic Union of Licensed Aeronautical Telecommunications Officers.

Greece’s Aegean Among 2015’s Fastest Growing Airlines

Greek carrier Aegean is ranked ninth among the world’s 20 fastest growing airlines in 2015, according to weekly e-journal anna.aero (Airline Network News and Analysis).

Aegean Apologizes for Tel Aviv Flight Incident

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines apologized on Wednesday, to the Palestine Liberation Organization for an incident on Sunday, which saw two men - an Israeli-Arab and a Palestinian - voluntarily disembark after angry protests from Jewish Israeli passengers, who cited security fears.

Aegean, Olympic Cancel Jan. 8 Flights Due to Strike

Due tomorrow's 24-hour strike by civil aviation employees at Greece’s regional airports, Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air announce the cancellation of the following January 8 flights.