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Four Airlines To Fly State-Subsidized Air Routes

The four airlines to fly the 24 state-subsidized domestic air routes to remote Greek islands (agones grammes) for the four-year period 2013-2016 were announced last month by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Contenders Announced For Remote Greek Island Air Routes

Six airline companies have expressed interest in the tender for the operation of the 24 state-subsidized domestic air routes to remote Greek islands (agones grammes) for the four-year period 2013-2016. According to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority, competing carriers are...

Olympic Air Grabs Last Agones Grammes Routes

The operations of the nine remaining state-subsidized air routes (24 in total) to remote Greek islands were awarded to Olympic Air at the price of 5,220,527 euros, the Civil Aviation Authority announced in late November 2009.

Agones Grammes Interim Tender Causes Clashes

MIG President Andreas Vgenopoulos recently criticized Transport Deputy Minister Nikos Sifounakis as he made reference to a "scandalous government inability" and "lack of specific policy in air transports" in regards to the latter's handling of the interim state-subsidized...

Aegean Airlines Sets The Record Straight

Aegean Airlines last month rejected allegations from Olympic Air that the launch of the Thessaloniki-Istanbul route on 9 September was a result of a secret agreement between the airlines, the Foreign Ministry and the Civil Aviation Authority.