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AEGEAN reinstates flights back to schedule on Thursday 20 October 2011 due to the change of the 48 hours strike of ATC to a 12 hours strike

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AEGEAN reinstates flights back to schedule on Thursday 20 October 2011 due to the change of the 48 hours strike of ATC to a 12 hours strike

Following the announcement by the Hellenic Air Traffic Personnel that the previously scheduled strike will last 12 hours starting on Wednesday at 00:01hrs instead of 48 hours as it was initially decided, AEGEAN reinstates back to schedule the following flights on Thursday 20 October 2011.
 

 

 

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AEGEAN reinstates flights back to schedule on Wednesday 19 October 2011 due to the change of the 48 hours strike of ATC to a 12 hours strike

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AEGEAN reinstates flights back to schedule on Wednesday 19 October 2011 due to the change of the 48 hours strike of ATC to a 12 hours strike

Following the announcement by the Hellenic Air Traffic Personnel that the previously scheduled strike will last 12 hours starting on Wednesday at 00:01hrs instead of 48 hours as it was initially decided, AEGEAN reinstates back to schedule the following flights on Wednesday 19 October 2011.
 

 

 

 

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Olympic Air & KLM signed a code share agreement

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Olympic Air & KLM signed a code share agreement

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Olympic Air announced today that they have signed a code share agreement effective September 1st, 2011. This agreement entitles the airlines to market flights between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos for connecting traffic under each others flight numbers.

Both airlines already operate flights on this route. The new code share agreement enables Olympic Air to increase the number of daily flight offerings to its customers from nine to sixteen per week and KLM will also raise the offering to its customers from two to three daily flights.

On September 12th, this code share agreement has been further enhanced, offering 8 destinations to KLM passengers in the Greek domestic market & 8 European destinations to Olympic Air passengers. KLM passengers will be able book a KLM flight between Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” and Alexandroupoli, Santorini, Chania, Heraklion, Ioannina, Kos, Rhodes, Thessaloniki, for connecting services operated by Olympic Air. Olympic Air passengers will be able to connect at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport for flights to Copenhagen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Goteborg, Hamburg, Manchester, Oslo & Stockholm under an Olympic Air flight number. (more…)

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Flight Cancellations of Hellenic Imperial Airways to New York

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Flight Cancellations of Hellenic Imperial Airways to New York

Hellenic Imperial Airways in consideration of the reduced demand for this period would like to inform the travelling passengers that will reduce its capacity on the Athens/New York & New York/Athens route. This means that they will be operating with a B-747 on Fridays only, until the new aircrafts enter into service (early October 2011).

Please be advised that the flight of Monday 12th of September will be the last Monday flight for the time being. If you have booked on a Monday flight after the 12th of September, you can choose to be moved to any of our Friday flights duw to these changes. As it was mentioned above, until the airline will resume to their normal flight schedule to/from United States of America, shortly.

For any further information regarding your flight, please contact the airlines call-centre in Greece toll-free at 11-800-08080 or the head offices at +30 210 9613183 or +30 210 9613179 or for the USA call 1-855-4355271.

You can also contact Hellenic Imperial Airways via email [email protected]

 

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TAP Portugal and Aegean Airlines expands their code-share partnership

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TAP Portugal and Aegean Airlines expands their code-share partnership

Star Alliance members, TAP Portugal and AEGEAN have decided to expand their commercial partnership, by adding new direct code-share services between Lisbon and Athens, as well as to new destinations in Greece, starting June 4th, when TAP launches direct operations between the two capital cities.

These flights have already been made available for bookings through both carriers own websites, as well as via the worldwide reservations systems.

In addition to the current code-share services already offered between Portugal and Greece, via selected cities in Europe, AEGEAN will now be marketing its own flights on the new direct flights that TAP will be operating between Lisbon and Athens. (more…)

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Festive atmosphere on Aegean Air flights during Easter

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Festive atmosphere on Aegean Air flights during Easter

Aegean Airlines, during the Easter week, will have a nice festive atmosphere on their flights.

During Easter week (from Good Monday through Good Friday) on all Aegean flights (domestic, international or charter) the will be special Lenten menus for all classes (economy or business). Also in all flights there will be Classical music in accordance with the atmosphere of the Easter week.

For 12th season, Aegean, on all Corfu flights starting from Good Tuesday through Good Saturday will be giving little traditional clay jugs to its customers as the old customs of Corfu “Botidon” require, to be broken on Good Saturday morning on the main town square!

Especially for the young passengers, up to 12 years old, Aegean will offer from Good Wednesday through Easter Sunday, little lovely chocolate bunnies. (more…)

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AEGEAN brings London, Paris and 6 destinations in Greece, even closer to CYPRUS!

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AEGEAN brings London, Paris and 6 destinations in Greece, even closer to CYPRUS!

It is with great pleasure that Hermes Airports  and AEGEAN AIR announce the launch of new flights from Larnaka to London and Paris. AEGEAN has upgraded its presence in Cyprus to coincide with the start of the summer program, turning Larnaka International Airport into a base for three of its Airbus A320s.

Since 27 March 2011, AEGEAN  AIR has been connecting Larnaka to London Heathrow Airport (Terminal 4) with one daily flight. The aircraft departs from Larnaka International Airport at 8:15 am and returns from London Heathrow Airport (Terminal 4) at 12:15 (local time).

Additionally, from 09 June 2011, AEGEAN AIR will launch direct flights from Larnaka to Paris, one of the largest cultural and business centers of Europe. Flights to Paris will run 3 times a week, every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The aircraft will depart from Larnaka at 15:45 and return from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris (Terminal 1) at 20:15. The flights will be operated with a brand new AIRBUS A320 with 168 seats, a cabin designed to cater for Economy and Business Class passengers, with an in-flight entertainment system including movies and a choice of music through 6 channels. (more…)

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How to win double miles on your business trips with Olympic Air

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How to win double miles on your business trips with Olympic Air

Did it ever occurred to you, with your business miles card, a trip’s miles points to be charged either on your company’s or your employee’s card or vice versa? Now Olympic Air gives the opportunity to charge the miles on both Company’s and employee’s cards! In other words your frequent flyers miles are been charged twice! Read bellow how in couple steps you can be part of this fantastic program.

What is Business on Board (BoB) ? Business on Board (BoB) is the corporate program of Olympic Air, which rewards all companies in Greece and internationally. Its core objective is to offer distinctive privileges and services to all companies as well as their executives on their business trips with Olympic Air and also to reward each employee separately.

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Olympic Air awarded with ERA’s Airline of the year 2010/11!

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Olympic Air awarded with ERA’s Airline of the year 2010/11!

The 1st International recognition came for the new Olympic Air few days ago (Thursday 23/09/2010). The Greek airline won the ERA (European Regions Airline Association) silver award as the best regional airline for year 2010/11.

According to the ERA press release, Olympic Air was commended for having been re-launched by a passionate management team, led by ERA President Antonis Simigdalas, against a backdrop of a troubled past and an extreme economic crisis in Greece. Within two months of starting operations, the airline was operating 190 daily flights. It has also brought its major competitor, Aegean Airlines, to the negotiation table to agree a merger, currently awaiting approval. (more…)

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The largest Airline in the world is about to spread its wings!

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The largest Airline in the world is about to spread its wings!

The US Department of Justice has approved the merger of two of the biggest American airlines. Continental and United Airlines together will create the world’s largest airline (a value of 3 billion dollars)!

United Airlines based in Chicago founder of Star Alliance operating about 3,400 daily flights to 230 destinations (mainly within U.S. and the Pacific), has approximately 46,000 staff. Continental based in Houston has a schedule of 2,700 daily routes to 230 destinations (the majority in Northern Eastern U.S., Europe & South America) with a staff of about 40,000 members. It is estimated that the two companies transfer annually more or less 144 million passengers.

In order to get permission the two airlines have agreed to leave the slots for 18 daily flights from New York’s Newark airport. These will be given to low-cost carrier Southwest.

The last stage of this merging is for the shareholders to approve this, on their meeting in mid September. It’s believed that the whole process shall be over by October, 1st 2010. The new largest airline in the world will trade under the name United and will be using the Continental airlines logo.

 
 

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