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Aegean-Olympic Air Merger Boosts Domestic Traffic In Greece

One month after the merger, Aegean Airlines has reported a 10 percent increase in combined domestic traffic with Olympic Air.

Goldair Handling Signs With Olympic Air

Greek Goldair Handling recently launched an agreement for the provision of airport ground handling services to Olympic Air.

Aegean Airlines Presents Benefits From Olympic Air Acquisition

Aegean Airlines presented the benefits, arising from the acquisition of Olympic Air, for the company, the passengers, society and Greek tourism.

Aegean Completes Acquisition Of Olympic Air

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines signed a definitive agreement with Marfin Investment Group to acquire Olympic Air on 23 October. The transfer of 100 percent of Olympic Air shares was completed the same day.

Aegean, Olympic Air Present Plans For Remote Greek Island Routes

Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air recently presented their plans that will follow the merge of the two companies, during a meeting with 32 representatives from 15 Greek remote islands that has air routes covered by Olympic Air.

Olympic Air Cuts Three Domestic Flights In Greece

Greek carrier Olympic Air will cut all flights to/from Chania, Mytilini and Santorini as of 1 November 2013.
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Olympic-Aegean Merger Applauded By Head Of Greece’s Main Tourism Association

The upcoming merger of Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air is expected to create a strong national carrier that will contribute to the growth of Greek tourism, according to the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis.
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EU Approves Aegean Airlines Buy Of Olympic Air

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines has been granted the approval of the European Commission to buy rival Olympic Air.
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Greek Tourism Minister Applauds Olympic-Aegean Merger

"Τhe European Commission’s announcement, which opens the way for the acquisition of Olympic Air by Aegean Airlines, is a positive development for the country's fields of aviation and tourism," Greek Tourism Olga Kefalogianni said when commenting on the merger of the two Greek...
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Aegean Airlines: Greek Tourism Will Benefit From Olympic Air Acquisition

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines applauded the European Commission's decision that approves of its acquisition of rival Olympic Air.
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Curtain Falls For Greek Olympic Air

The European Commission said that if approval had not be given to Aegean Airlines to buy Olympic Air, then the latter would have left the market completely.
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Aegean-Olympic Deal Rumored To Have Been Approved By E.U.

Although a final decision on the acquisition of Olympic Air by Aegean Airlines is expected next month, it is rumored that the E.U. competition authorities have already decided to approve the deal.
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Olympic Air Gears Up With Travelport’s Rapid Reprice

Travelport on 3 September announced the successful implementation of Travelport Rapid Reprice with Greek carrier, Olympic Air.
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Turkish Airlines Eyes Olympic Air

Turkish Airlines has officially submitted a proposal to buy out Greek carrier Olympic Air, according to recent Turkish media reports.
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Olympic Air On Upcoming Flight Cuts To Thessaloniki, Iraklio and Rhodes

Greek carrier Olympic Air issued an official statement in regards to its recent decision to halt flights from Athens to Thessaloniki and Iraklio, Crete, as of 13 October 2013, and to Rhodes as of 30 September.
Olympic Air announced last month that together with Aegean Airlines it would appeal against the decision of the European Competition Commission that blocked their plans to merge.
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Olympic Air To Cut Flights From Athens To Three Greek Cities

Greek carrier Olympic Air announced on 22 July that it would stop its flights from Athens to Thessaloniki and Iraklio, Crete, as of 13 October 2013.
Olympic Air announced last month that together with Aegean Airlines it would appeal against the decision of the European Competition Commission that blocked their plans to merge.
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Olympic Air: Flight Cancellations, Reschedules On 16 July 2013

Olympic Air has announced flight cancellations and reschedules on Tuesday 16 July 2013, as a result of the work suspensions of Greek air traffic controllers (noon – 16:00 local time).
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Decision On Aegean-Olympic Air Merger Expected In October 2013

The European Commission is expected to give a decision on 3 September 2013 on whether to approve or block the acquisition of Olympic Air by Aegean Airlines, according to recent media reports.
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Δήμος Αθηναίων: Στρατηγικός στόχος η ανάδειξη της Αθήνας ως προορισμού κύριας επιλογής

Βασική προτεραιότητα της στρατηγικής του δήμου Αθηναίων για την τουριστική ανάπτυξη είναι η ανάδειξη και καθιέρωση της Αθήνας ως κύριου και αποκλειστικού προορισμού ταξιδιών στη διεθνή τουριστική αγορά με δράσεις που προβάλλουν τα συγκριτικά πλεονεκτήματα της πόλης και το υψη...
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Olympic Air To Connect Santorini With Mykonos And Heraklio

Olympic Air will launch the new Santorini-Mykonos-Santorini and Santorini-Heraklio-Santorini routes as of 30 June as part of its summer schedule this year.