Olympic Air Flights

Olympic Air

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About Olympic Air

Olympic Air is the airline that derived from the privatization of Olympic Airlines (former Olympic Airways). Olympic was first established in 1957 by Aristotle Onassis and became for years the flag carrier airline of Greece. Olympic Air is based in Attica, east of Athens. Before the airline got its current name, it was called Olympic Airlines. In 2012, Olympic Air has been acquired by Aegean Airlines. Only after the privatization was it renamed Olympic Air, and air traffic was discontinued on certain international routes.

Olympic Air is based at the Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” and has secondary hubs at Thessaloniki “Macedonia” Airport and Rhodes “Diagoras” Airport.

Olympic Air Hub Airports

Athens International Airport (“Eleftherios Venizelos”)
Secondary hubs:
Thessaloniki “Macedonia” Airport
Rhodes “Diagoras” Airport

Olympic Air Classes of Service

Airline offers 3 classes of service to its passengers:

Economy Class

Free tea, coffee, beverages and food according to the flight timing, in-flight entertainment through overhead video screens, in seat audio systems and Greek and foreign news papers are some of the facilities provided to Economy Class passengers.

Premium Economy Class (available aboard Bombardier Q400)

More spacious seats, food and alcoholic drinks, higher weight limit for check-in baggage are some of the facilities provided to Premium Economy Class passengers.

Business Class

Exquisite meals and beverages, special sleeper seat, personal video screen with remote control, height and side adjustable headrest, adjustable footrest and seatback, dishes prepared by master chiefs and access to lounges are some of the facilities provided to Business Class passengers.


After the acquisition, Olympic Air operates mainly domestic routes and 5 international to Belgrade, Bucharest, Sofia, Tirana and Istanbul.

The codeshare agreements of the airline with Delta Air Lines, KLM, Tarom and Etihad have been terminated after the acquisition of Aegean Airlines.

Important Milestones

Olympic Air has been awarded with an ERA Silver Award for the Airline of the Year 2010/11.
Olympic Air was nominated Top Domestic Airline by the Condé Nast Traveller 2011 Readers Choice Awards.

Olympic Air Check-in

Online Check-in

Check-in is required to get the boarding pass. Check-in time for each airline varies. check-in details are written by our editors to assist you.

Click the button below to check in online.

ONLINE CHECK-IN

Airport Check-in

To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Olympic Air 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.

Olympic Air Baggage Allowance

Carry-on baggage

In Economy Class, a traveler can take a piece of hand luggage up to a maximum of eight kilograms and 55 x 40 x 23 centimeters. In Premium Economy Class, one piece of hand luggage can be taken up to a maximum of eight kilograms and one to a maximum of five kilograms. The permissible external dimensions remain the same. Small children are allowed to carry one bag of six kilograms and children (two to twelve years) are allowed to carry one bag of eight kilograms.

Checked baggage

In Economy Class, a piece of luggage weighing 23 kilograms may be carried. Gold members can check in two pieces of luggage weighing 23 kilograms each. The maximum permissible external dimensions of a piece of luggage are 114 centimeters. In the Premium Economy, one piece of luggage weighing 32 kilograms may be carried. Gold Members can take two pieces of luggage weighing 32 kg each. The maximum permissible external dimensions are 158 centimeters. A piece of luggage weighing up to 23 kilograms and 114 centimeters is allowed for children up to the age of twelve. Electronic devices, important documents, money, jewelry, medication, keys and other fragile or valuable items should be carried in hand luggage and not in checked baggage.

Other luggage

An extra seat can be booked for large musical instruments. There is no additional charge for sports luggage weighing up to 15 kilograms and 140 centimeters in size. Fees of at least 35 euros will be charged for other items of luggage.

Tripuck does not guarantee the correctness and timeliness of the information. Contact your agency or airline for actual luggage information

Olympic Air Seat Selection

To make a comfortable trip with Olympic Air, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.

Olympic Air 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

Greek airline Olympic Air offers Miles + Bonus program to frequent flyers. With Miles + Bonus, the Aegean airline’s miles-saving program; You can earn miles on both Olympic Air and other Star Alliance member airlines. In addition, car rental offers Hertz, Duty free and hotel reservations to earn miles.

You can find out the membership and acquisition table regarding Miles + Bonus by visiting our Aegean Airlines page.

Olympic Air Food & Beverage

Detailed information about airline’s paid and free catering services will be updated on this page soon.

Olympic Air Inflight Entertainment

During your flight with Olympic Air, passengers can enjoy snacks and beverages, depending on the flight duration and the Class of Service.

For the Premium Economy and the Business Class, a copy of “On Air”, Olympic Air’s in-flight magazine, is available for every seat.

Olympic Air 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 Olympic Air.

Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.

Olympic Air Lounge

Olympic Air Premium Economy and Business class passengers have access in the Olympic Air CIP/VIP Lounges at the:

– International Airport of Athens “Eleftherios Venizelos”
– Thessaloniki International Airport “Makedonia”

Olympic Air
IATA ICAO Callsign
OA OAL OLYMPIC

Founded:2009
Country:Greece
Hubs:ATH
Owner: Aegean Airlines
Alliance:Star Alliance
Frequent Flyer Program: Miles+Bonus
Company slogan: Greece closer together Όλη η Ελλάδα κοντά

Number of Aircraft: 22
Destinations:  31
Average Age of Aircraft: 12.5
Type of Aircraft: ATR, de Havilland Canada
Detail of Fleet: ATR 42, Bombardier Dash 8 Q400, Bombardier Dash 8-100/200

Head Office: 1km Varis Koropiou, Ifaistou Street, 194 00 Koropi, Greece
Phone Number: +30 210 355 05 00
Fax Number: +30 210 355 06 32
E-mail: groups@olympicair.com

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