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Encyclopedia > Aegean Airlines
Aegean Airlines
IATA
A3
ICAO
AEE
Callsign
AEGEAN
Founded 1987
Hubs Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Thessaloniki International Airport
Frequent flyer program Miles & Bonus, Miles & More
Member lounge Aegean Club Lounge, Makedonia, Demokritos
Fleet size 25 (+19 orders, 8 options)
Destinations 41 (Several operated as codeshares with Lufthansa and Air One)
Parent company Aegean Airlines S.A.
Headquarters Athens, Greece
Key people Theodore Vasilakis (Chairman, CEO)
Website: http://www.aegeanair.com

Aegean Airlines is the second largest Greek airline based in Athens. It operates scheduled services from Athens and Thessaloniki to other major Greek destinations as well as to a number of European destinations. Its main base is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Athens, with a hub at Thessaloniki International Airport, "Macedonia". Image File history File links Aegean_Logo1. ... IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... This article is about the year 1987. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... The E. Venizelos Athens International Airport The Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, which began operation in March 2001, serves the city of Athens in Greece. ... Thessaloniki International Airport, Makedonia (Greek: Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Θεσσαλονίκης Μακεδονία) or Makedonia International Airport (IATA: SKG, ICAO: LGTS) is about 15 km SE of the city centre of Thessaloniki; close to the busy suburb of Kalamaria. ... Membership cards of FFP This article is about airline frequent flyer programs. ... Miles & More is the frequent flyer program of 12 European airlines. ... The lounge at ZRH, Switzerland An airport lounge is a lounge owned by a particular airline (or jointly operated by several carriers). ... Deutsche Lufthansa AG (ISIN: DE0008232125) (pronounced ) is the largest airline in Europe in terms of overall passengers carried (second is Air France - KLM), and the flag carrier of Germany. ... Air One is an independent airline based in Rome, Italy. ... A holding company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors. ... This article is about the capital of Greece. ... A Chairman is the presiding officer of a meeting, organization, committee, or other deliberative body. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ... An Airbus A380 of Emirates Airline An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... This article is about the capital of Greece. ... Thessaloniki or Salonica (Greek: ) is Greeces second-largest city and the capital of Macedonia, the largest Region of Greece. ... The Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, (IATA: ATH, ICAO: LGAV) which began operation in March 2001, serves the city of Athens in Greece. ... Thessaloniki International Airport, Macedonia (Greek: Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Θεσσαλονίκης Μακεδονία, Kratikós Aeroliménas Makedonía) (IATA: SKG (SaloniKa Greece), ICAO: LGTS) is located about 15 km SE of the city centre of Thessaloniki at Mikra, close to the suburb of Thermaikos and the municipalities of Kalamaria, Pylaia and Therma. ...

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History

Aegean Airlines was founded as Aegean Aviation in 1987.[1] It was originally a VIP/business air operation specializing in executive and air ambulance services. On 17 February 1992, it became the first airline to be issued with a Greek independent air operator's licence.[1] After it was bought by Vasilakis Group in 1994, Aegean Aviation commenced VIP flights from Athens all over the world with wholly owned Learjet aircraft. The Aegean Airlines title was adopted with the start of scheduled passenger services at the end of May 1999.[1] is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Learjet is a manufacturer of business jets for civilian and military use. ...


Its first commercial flights were from Athens to Heraklion, Crete and Thessaloniki, Macedonia, with 2 brand new wholly owned BAe 146/RJ100. Also in 1999 Aegean bought Air Greece.[1] After an agreement in March 2001 to merge Aegean and Cronus Airlines, it operated for a while as Aegean Cronus Airlines until full integration.[2][1] Since 2005, the airline has been in partnership with Lufthansa, offering participation to the Miles & More program, and its flights, except from its A3 code, also have the Lufthansa LH code.[1] In March of 2006, Aegean Airlines also agreed with TAP Portugal in a co-operation agreement.[1] This article is about the capital of Greece. ... For other uses, see Heraklion (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Crete (disambiguation). ... Thessaloniki or Salonica (Greek: ) is Greeces second-largest city and the capital of Macedonia, the largest Region of Greece. ... The BAe 146 (also known as the Avro RJ) is a medium-sized commercial aircraft manufactured by BAE SYSTEMS. It carries its four jet engines on a high wing above the fuselage; not below, or at mid-fuselage, as on most conventional civilian aircraft. ... Air Greece was an airline based in Heraklion, Greece. ... Deutsche Lufthansa AG (ISIN: DE0008232125) (pronounced ) is the largest airline in Europe in terms of overall passengers carried (second is Air France - KLM), and the flag carrier of Germany. ... Boeing 727 with classic livery 1950s-1980 Airbus A321-200 with former livery 1980-2005 Airbus A321-200 Airbus A320-200 taking off A319 in Faro, Algarve. ...


The airline is owned by Laskaridis Group (25.3%), Vassilakis Group (45.2%), B Konstantakopoulos (8.3%), D Ioannou (8.1%), G David (6.3%) and Piraeus Bank (5.9%) and has 1,609 employees (at March 2007)[2]


Destinations

Aegean Airlines together with partner airlines Lufthansa and Air One offer 41 destinations in Greece, Europe and North Africa. Aegean flies direct to 29 of those destinations from either Athens or Thessaloniki. Other flights are operated as codeshares in conjunction with their partner airlines. Deutsche Lufthansa AG (ISIN: DE0008232125) (pronounced ) is the largest airline in Europe in terms of overall passengers carried (second is Air France - KLM), and the flag carrier of Germany. ... Air One is an independent airline based in Rome, Italy. ...

Main article: Aegean Airlines destinations
Aegean Airlines Boeing 737-300 in Düsseldorf (Germany)
Aegean Airlines Boeing 737-300 in Düsseldorf (Germany)

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New Routes

On February 6, 2008, Aegean Airlines announced four new destinations for their Summer 2008 Schedule. is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • London Stansted Airport, from Athens twice daily.
  • Tirana International Airport, from Athens daily.
  • Lemnos International Airport, from Athens four times weekly.
  • Kefalonia Island International Airport, from Athens four times weekly.
  • Kos Island International airport, from Thessaloniki

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Fleet

The Aegean Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of April 2008):

Aegean Airlines Fleet
Aircraft Total
Passengers Routes Notes
Airbus A320-200 5[3]
(21 orders)[3]
(8 options)[3]
168 (12/156) High Priority Domestic / Europe Will replace Boeing 737-300 and Boeing 737-400 when all orders delivered
Airbus A321-200 (4 orders)[3] 195 High Priority Europe Will replace Boeing 737-400 when all orders delivered
BAE Avro RJ100 6[3] 112 (0/112) Domestic / Low Priority Europe
Boeing 737-300 4[3] 136 (12/124) Domestic / Low Priority Europe Replacement Aircraft- Airbus A320
Boeing 737-400 9[3] 156 (12/144) Domestic / High Priority Europe Replacement Aircraft- Airbus A320 / Airbus A321
Learjet 60 1 8 Corporate and charter use Not used in commercial operations
Total 25
(25 orders)
(8 options)
Updated February 2008

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Aircraft orders

In 2007, the airline ordered a combined total of 25 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft to replace the older Boeing 737-300 and Boeing 737-400 aircraft in the fleet. After all deliveries in 2009, Aegean Airlines will have the youngest fleet of aircraft flying within Greece, and one of the youngest airline fleets in Europe. The Airbus A320 family of short-to-medium range commercial passenger aircraft are manufactured by Airbus S.A.S.. Family members include the A318, A319, A320, and A321, as well as the ACJ business jet. ... The Airbus A320 is a short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Airbus. ... 737 in new Boeing Colors. ... 737 in new Boeing Colors. ...


Awards

  • Bronze Award: Airline of the Year - 2000/2001[4]
  • Gold Award: Airline of the Year - 2004/2005[4]
  • Silver Award: Airline of the Year - 2006/2007[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Milestones. Aegean Airlines. www.aegeanair.com. Retrieved on 2007-08-04.
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines", Flight International, 2007-03-27, p. 45. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Fleet. Aegean Airlines. www.aegeanair.com. Retrieved on 2007-08-04.
  4. ^ a b AEGEAN AIRLINES AWARDED BY ERA WITH THE «GOLD AWARD AIRLINE OF THE YEAR 2004/5». Aegean Airlines. www.aegeanair.com. Retrieved on 2007-08-04.

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External links

  • Aegean Airlines
  • Descriptif compagnie Aegean Airlines
  • Aegean Airlines Fleet
  • Aegean Airlines Fleet Age

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Aegean seems to be trying to promote its e-ticketing facility, but maybe they are not yet fully set up to deliver a complete level of service.
I'll fly in December with Aegean to Germany and I've purchased an e-ticket.
I recently flew with Aegean Airlines Avro RJ100 from Thessaloniki to Athens.I was very impressed by the staff,the meal in the Business class and the spacious room of the cabin.I also liked the fact that there was no delay in the flight.I would choose Aegean for my next travel.
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