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AirHelp: Athens Airport Ranks 3rd Among World’s Best

Athens International Airport has been ranked third in AirHelp’s 7th annual listing of the world’s best airports and airlines for 2019.

Greece Boasts 21 Airlines with 485 Aircraft

There are currently 21 Greek airlines in operation with a fleet of 485 aircraft, according to Greece's Civil Aviation Authority.

Κοντά στους Νέους: Πρόγραμμα στήριξης φοιτητών από την Aegean

Η AEGEAN για 6η συνεχή χρονιά είναι δίπλα στην ελληνική οικογένεια και φέρνει επιπλέον 250 φοιτητές πιο κοντά στα αγαπημένα τους πρόσωπα.

Athens Airport Ranks Second Globally on AirHelp Score 2018

Athens International Airport ranks second worldwide on AirHelp’s 2018 list of best airports based on quality of service, on-time performance, and claim processing.

AirHelp: Air Travelers Still Don’t Know Their Rights

The majority of travelers using air transportation appear to have little knowledge of their rights, according to a recent survey released by legal experts AirHelp.

EU Court Rules Airlines Must Compensate for Delays, Cancellations

Flyers can now demand compensation of up to 600 euros from airlines even in cases of strike or delay, according to a decision by Europe’s highest court.

AEGEAN Develops Network in Winter, Flies 2.4m Passengers in Q1 2018

AEGEAN has reported a 12% growth in passenger traffic for the first quarter of 2018, welcoming 2.4 million passengers on board its flights.

Holy Flame to Reach 17 Greek Destinations via AEGEAN Flights

Greek carrier AEGEAN on Holy Saturday, April 7, will provide three extra aircraft to distribute the Holy Flame to 17 destinations in Greece.

AIA Honors Airlines for 2017 Performance at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport (AIA) has honored airlines that recorded the fastest development and the highest increases in passenger volumes in their scheduled services during 2017.

Aegean Sees 40% Net Earnings Growth in Jan-Sep

During the first nine months of the year, Greek airline Aegean saw its net earnings grow by 40 percent to 71.7 million euros.

Three Airlines, Two Operators Handling Bulk of Tourists to Greece

Two tour operators and three airlines handle the bulk of travelers interested in Greece this summer, according to the Hellenic Slot Coordination Authority.

‘AirHelp’ Announces Top Airports, Airlines for 2017

Singapore Airlines and Singapore Changi Airport hold the top spot in AirHelp’s AirScore ratings for 2017 in the airlines and airport categories.

Aegean: Passenger Traffic Up 5% in First Quarter

Aegean Airlines and its subsidiary Olympic Air transported a total of 2.1 million passengers in the first quarter of 2017, recording an increase of 5%.

Olympic Air to Fly Three Routes to Remote Greek Destinations

Olympic Air will serve three air routes to remote Greek destinations as of April 2017 and for four years: Athens - Milos, Athens - Naxos and Athens - Sitia.

Olympic Air Cancels Flights Due to Strike

Olympic Air is cancelling scheduled domestic flights due to a strike announced by the Panhellenic Union of Licensed Aeronautical Telecommunications Officers from 24:01 on Tuesday, October 4, until 23:59 on Saturday, October 8.

Three Airlines to Fly Greece’s Subsidized Air Routes to Remote Areas

Astra Airlines, Olympic Air and Sky Express will service a number of state-subsidized air routes to remote Greek destinations, according to an announcement by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Olympic Air: Passenger Traffic to Paros Triples in August

Olympic Air's passenger traffic to Paros tripled during August, which was the first month the island's new airport had opened.

First Flight from New Paros Airport to Take Off on July 25

The new airport of Paros, expected to handle four times the traffic and contribute to an increase in tourism, strengthen the local economy and create new jobs, is set to open its doors and be fully operational on July 25.

Celestyal Cruises and Aegean Miles+Bonus Join Forces

Celestyal Cruises and Miles+Bonus, the Aegean and Olympic Air loyalty program, recently announced their new loyalty program partnership to offer customers even more benefits and unique holiday opportunities.

AEGEAN, Olympic Air Announce Extra Flights to/from Greek Islands Between May 7-10

AEGEAN and Olympic Air will operate extra flights to/from Chania, Kefalonia, Milos, Leros, Naxos, Paros, Zakynthos, Rhodes, Mytilene and Corfu between May 7 and May 10.