Aegean Airlines is the largest Greek carrier, having carried 6.6 million passengers in 2009. It began scheduled passengers operations in May 1999, providing full service, premium quality, short and medium haul flights.
Aegean has been listed on the Athens stock exchange since July 2007 and in 2015, was honoured with the Skytrax World Airline Award for the sixth time as the Best Regional Airline in Europe. It also owns part of the Romanian airline, Animawings.
Aegean Airlines flies to both domestic destinations within Greece and International, across Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, The Middle East and North America.
Aegean Airlines allows passengers in GoLight and Flex Classes one free hand baggage allowance with a maximum weight of 8kg and Business Class passengers two free hand baggage allowance with a maximum weight of 5 kg.
For checked baggage, Aegean Airlines enables passengers in Business Class two pieces of up to 32 kg
Economy-Flex passengers are allowed one piece of up to 23 kg
Economy - GoLight passengers are not given any free checked baggage on Aegean Airlines flights.
Unlimited ticket changes without rebooking fee to Flex or Business, Miles+Bonus mileage accrual, the ticket is refundable in case of cancellation, special check-in counters, use of Business Class lounges and Priority baggage pick-up.
Aegean Airlines' fleet consists of A320 and Bombardier Q Series family aircraft. The company operates a fleet of 28 aircraft and has already taken delivery of 22 new Airbus A320/32.
Aegean Airlines offers a loyalty program called Miles+Bonus to reward regular passengers with the airline. Passengers can earn miles for flying with Aegean Airlines and its airline partners. These miles can be exchanged for miles on airline tickets, seat upgrades, hotels, car rentals and shopping.
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Although Aegean Airlines most basic cabin class, Economy Class offers passengers a high standard of service. Passengers can choose between the airlines GoLight and Flex fare.
The facilities for GoLight and Flex fare are the same. Passengers sit in the same seats in the same section of the cabin. The only difference is that the Flex fare is a lot more flexible when it comes to changes and cancellations. Plus, Flex fare passengers are given a checked baggage allowance of 23kg included within their ticket. Whereas passengers that purchase the GoLight fare have to pay for any checked baggage they wish to bring on the flight.
All passengers in Economy Class are entitled to 8kg of free carry-on baggage. In addition to this, Economy Class passengers are given a complimentary snack and drink on all domestic flights and a hot meal and unlimited drinks and refreshments on international flights.
Economy Class passengers can check-in for their flight online from 48-hours before the flight.
All passengers can connect to the airline's inflight entertainment system, Aegean STREAM, through their own personal electronic device.
All seats are set out in a 3 x 3 formation. Seats are made from genuine leather and give up to 30 inches of legroom.
Aegean Airlines don't offer Premium Economy on its flights.
Business Class is Aegean Airlines' most luxurious class of a cabin with its highest standard of service.
Business Class Facilities
Business Class passengers are given two carry-on bags and two checked bags included in the price of their ticket, as well as free cancellation and changes on their flight.
Passengers can also enjoy the airline's business class lounge, priority boarding, priority check-in and priority baggage pick-up.
Passengers are greeted onboard with a complimentary welcome drink, free access to the airline's offering of alcohol and soft drinks as well a cold snack/meal on domestic flights and a hot meal and dessert on international flights.
All passengers are given access to Aegean STREAM, which is the airline's inflight entertainment system. Aegean STREAM can be enjoyed on passengers personal electronic devices.
What are Business Class Seats Like?
Business Class seats are set out in a 3 x 3 formation. Each seat is extra wide and comfortable, with the middle seat unoccupied to give passengers more privacy and space.
Aegean Airlines doesn't have a First Class cabin. We suggest opting for Business Class if looking to upgrade from Economy Class.
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Athens International Airport is the Greek airport that has the most amount of air traffic in Greece and is Currently the home base airport for Aegean Airlines. The airport has two runaways and can handle 17 million capacity per annum. Other airlines which use Athens International Airport include Air China, Air France, Air Serbia, Astra Airlines, Austrian Airlines, EgyptAir, Scandinavian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and Vueling. Aegean also has secondary hubs at Laranca International Airport.
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