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About Aegean Airlines
Aegean Airlines is a Greek-based airline company headquartered in Kifisia. Aegean Airlines was founded in 1987 under the name Aegean Aviation and became the first private airline with an air operator’s certificate in Greece and the largest Greek airline. The airline made its first flight from Athens to Heraklion. In the early years, it operated VIP flights from Athens to all over the world, with owned Learjet aircraft. In March 1999, Aegean Airlines was established, launching scheduled passenger services. The company biggest share owned by Theodoros Vassilakis . Today, Aegean airlines is the largest Greek airline by the total number of passengers carried, by fllet size and by number of flight point that fly. Nowadays, Aegean Airlines operates scheduled and charter flights for domestic and international destinations from Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece. Since 2010, Airline is a member of Star Alliance. This agreement and the new routes that are being launched very often, allow Aegean Airlines to connect Greece to even more European and international destinations. Its main base is Athens International Airport, with secondary hubs at Thessaloniki International Airport “Macedonia”, Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” and Larnaca International Airport.
From 2011, 2012 and 2014 to 2017, Aegean Airlines received the Skytrax “Best Regional Airline in Europe” award. The frequent flyer program is called Miles + Bonus.
Olympic Air is also subsidiary of the company.
Aegean Airlines Hub Airports
Athens International Airport
Thessaloniki International Airport
Heraklion International Airport
Larnaca International Airport
Corfu International Airport
Rhodes International Airport
Athens International Airport, Larnaca International Airport and Thessaloniki International Airport as hubs.
Aegean Airlines Classes of Service
Aegean Airlines offers 2 classes of service to its passengers:
Enough leg space, spacious seats, a menu full of assorted cuisine, onboard shopping and 32 kg weight limit for check-in baggage are the facilities provided to Economy Class passengers.
Extra baggage allowance, separate check-in counters, savor delicious meals, a wide list of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and points or miles for “Miles & Bonus” members are some of the facilities provided to Business Class passengers.
The airline fly domestic flights to 9 Greek cities such as Rhodes, Santorini, Thessaloniki and Mykonos. The major countries that the airline flew on the international routes; Cyprus, France, Italy, Germany, Turkey, England, Saudi Arabia and Russia.
The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.
|Air Canada||Lufthansa||Air Serbia|
|Olympic Air||airBaltic||S7 Airlines|
|Brussels Airlines||Scandinavian Airlines||Bulgaria Air|
|Ethiopian Airlines||TAP Portugal||Etihad Airways|
|TAROM||Gulf Air||Turkish Airlines|
|LOT Polish Airlines|
Aegean has been awarded 4 times as Top Regional Airline in Europe from Skytrax, in 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2017.
Aegean Airlines won the ERA Gold Award: Airline of the Year 2008/9, and this was the 6th time it has been awarded by the ERA.
In 2012, Aegean Airlines announced the acquisition of Olympic Airlines.
Aegean Airlines Check-in
Long queues in front of the check-in counter at the airport rarely give rise to an anticipatory holiday mood. Aegean Airlines has therefore developed a simple process for all customers that can be used to check in online. With the largest Greek airline, only the booking code or ticket number must be kept ready. You enter your data together with the name at online checkin address below. In the next step, the passenger receives a suggested seat and can view his travel dates. If desired, the proposed seat can be changed. If all the data is correct, you can create a so-called mobile boarding pass.
The mobile boarding pass
The individually created mobile boarding pass contains all relevant travel data and a 2D barcode. This is scanned at the airport when boarding and replaces the traditional paper boarding pass. The card is shown during online check-in by Aegean Airlines on a smartphone, tablet or comparable device. Depending on your wishes, you can also print out the boarding pass or have it printed out at an airport terminal or an air ticket counter.
What should be considered when checking in online?
- Check in online for 48 hours to 30 minutes
- If the first flight is operated by Aegean Airlines, you can already check in for all connecting flights
- Passengers should be at the boarding gate 20 minutes before departure
- Access to the mobile boarding pass is also possible without Internet access using the Passbook app (only available for iPhone / iPod touch devices)
- Online check-in is NOT possible at the following airports: Tirana, Izmir, Amman, Dubrovnik, Deauville, Pisa, Rostov-on-Don
Check-in on the day of departure
With the Aegean Airlines mobile boarding pass, you can go directly to the departure gate on the day of travel without having to put up with tedious waiting times at the check-in counter. The prerequisite for this is that you only have hand luggage with you. Otherwise, the baggage must first be brought to the baggage drop desks. Only the mobile boarding pass is then shown at the gate itself. Passengers should also have their ID or passport ready.
Aegean Airlines offers its online check-in directly on the company’s website
Check-in start time
Starting from 48 hours before the flight and continues until 30 minutes prior the scheduled flight.
Click the button below to check in online.
To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Aegean Airlines website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.
Aegean Airlines Baggage Allowance
The size of the hand baggage must not exceed 56 x 45 x 25 cm in all booking classes. This applies to all national and international connections. Economy class passengers are entitled to 8 kg 1 baggage allowance. The First and Business Class has 2 pieces of luggage without exceeding the maximum weight of 8 kg.
The baggage to be moved in the cargo area differ according to the fare class.
|Class / Passenger Type||Free Baggage Allowance||Dimensions|
|Economy – GoLight||0 bags||N/A|
|Economy – Flex||1 piece up to 23 kg||158 cm|
|Business||2 pieces up to 32 kg each||158 cm|
|Miles+Bonus Gold* & Star Alliance Gold||3 pieces 32 kg in Business or 2 pieces 23kg in Economy Flex or 1 piece 23kg in Economy GoLight||158 cm|
All sports equipment is transported for a fee. Musical instruments can be transported if they match the current conditions. Otherwise you may need to book an extra seat.
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Aegean Airlines Seat Selection
Seat reservations can be made with Aegean Airlines during the booking and until shortly before departure. The costs depend on the chosen tariff. Preferred seats with more legroom or in the front area of the aircraft cost in Economy Class depending on the aircraft type and route from 5 euros fee. Alternatively, the desired seats for the flight can be selected free of charge from online check-in.
Aegean Airlines Knee Distance
Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.
Miles+Bonus Frequent Flyer Program
Miles and Bonus is Aegean Air’s mile program and can be used by loyal customers of the carrier to benefit, for example, discounts on flights or special services related to the flight. In addition to flights from Aegean Air, it is also possible to earn miles via Partner airlines within the Star Alliance as well as through other cooperation partners. These include, for example, car rental Hertz, Greek duty-free shops and various hotel chains.
Various advantages through different membership cards
Miles and Bonus offers the possibility of three membership types. These include Blue, Silver and Gold membership. They differ in terms of the benefits that are benefited from membership, as well as the prerequisites to be met. In order to become a Blue-Member, a simple flight with Aegean, Olympic Air or a Star Alliance partner company is enough. For Silver status you have to earn at least 12,000 miles per year. Due to the membership, you are treated at the airport about preferentially or profit from a seat upgrade. As a gold member, 24,000 miles must be collected within 12 months. Then you can also park a car for free at the airport or leave over luggage.
The mile earning information table is below .
|Business Class||Flat Miles|
|C, D, Z, A||800|
|Economy Class||Flat Miles|
|Y, M, B||600|
|L, W, V, O, G, Q, K, J, S, E, H||500|
|U, P, T||200|
*Booking classes not eligible for accrual: I, X, N, R
|Business Class||Accrual Factor||Minimum miles|
|C, D, Z, A||150%||1600|
|Economy Class||Accrual Factor||Minimum miles|
|Y, M, B, Î—||125%||1000|
|L, W, V, O, G, Q, K, J, S||100%||800|
|U, P, T, E||75%||400|
*Booking classes not eligible for accrual: I, X, N, R
Aegean Airlines Food & Beverage
On board, the airline serves Greek dishes such as salads or fish dishes from its “Discover Greek Cuisine” program free of charge.
There are also desserts such as Greek yogurt with fruit, cakes or marinated seasonal fruits. All dishes were created by chef Nikos Sarantos, who was inspired by the traditional cuisine of Greece. Aegean Airlines point out that they use high-quality ingredients in the preparation. Anyone who has special meal requests must register them up to 24 hours before departure. A total of 20 free special menus are available for international flights. These include various vegetarian and vegan menus as well as gluten-free, low-fat, low-salt or low-lactose food. Kosher, Muslim and Hindu dishes can also be ordered.
On domestic domestic routes in Economy Class, you will receive free snacks and drinks on every flight. On international flights, the airline serves each passenger a drink and a hot meal that cannot be selected by the passenger.
In Business Class you will receive a welcome drink after boarding. In addition, free soft drinks, spirits and hot drinks are available on every flight. For meals, Aegean Airlines offer a tablecloth service that covers your space. For domestic flights, you will be served a cold starter and a warm main course. Anyone sitting in Business Class on international flights receives a cold starter and can choose between two hot meals. In addition, you can participate in a tasting of Greek wines. The wine consultant Konstantinos Lazarakis selects the wines every three months.
Aegean Airlines Inflight Entertainment
A variety of informational and entertaining material is offered in Aegean Airlines flights, as well as food and beverages selection and on board Duty Free shopping.
On international business class flights, passengers can also choose from 6 different channels of Greek and foreign music to listen to, as well as from a collection of movies to enjoy.
Movies are also available for the Economy Class, during the inbound and outbound flights to/from London.
Passengers can use various entertainment options on the Aegean Airlines app on international flights to and from Athens. This includes up to 20 online games and streaming content. This requires downloading the app to your own mobile device and a connection to the “Aegean Stream” network. The current selection can be found under the item of the same name in the main menu of the app.
Aegean Airlines Pet Policy
Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Aegean Airlines.
Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.
Aegean Airlines Lounge
All Aegean Business Class passengers, Miles&Bonus gold card holders, as well as Star Alliance Gold card holders are welcome to enjoy the special amenities and confortable space of the Aegean Business Lounges, in:
– International Airport of Athens “Eleftherios Venizelos”
– Thessaloniki International Airport “Makedonia”
– Larnaca International Airport
Owner: Theodoros Vassilakis
Frequent Flyer Program: Miles+Bonus
Company slogan: For everything "distant" you want to bring near
Number of Aircraft: 49
Average Age of Aircraft: 10.4
Type of Aircraft: Airbus, McDonnell Douglas, Boeing, Canadair, British Aerospace, ATR, Fokker, Embraer
Detail of Fleet: ATR 42, Airbus A319, Airbus A320, Airbus A320neo, Airbus A321, Bombardier Dash 8 Q400, Bombardier Dash 8-100/200
Head Office: 31, Vitanioti Street, Kifisia, 145 64 Kifissia, Greece
Phone Number: +30 210 62 61 000
Fax Number: +30 210 62 61 900