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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…)
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.
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…)