Greek carrier AEGEAN revealed its new extended program for 2018 that includes a network of 153 destinations in 44 countries and 16.6 available seats, 700,000 more than in 2017.
“2018 will be yet another year of widening our international presence and the choices we offer to our passengers,” AEGEAN Vice President Eftichios Vassilakis said during a press conference held at the Electra Metropolis hotel in Athens.
The strengthening of the company’s network in 2018 offers increased accessibility, through new connections, in key markets that function as vital sources of tourism for Greece, such as France, Italy and Germany.
AEGEAN’s flight network for 2018 includes 18 new routes, corresponding to 11 new destinations from the Athens base (Turin, Palermo, Bologna and Lamezia Terme in Italy, Malaga in Spain, Basel in Switzerland, Zagreb and Zadar in Croatia, Vilnius in Lithuania, Cluj-Napoca in Romania and Skopje in FYROM) and 7 new routes from Greece’s regional airports (Corfu – Moscow, Santorini – Tel Aviv, Mykonos – Tel Aviv, Mykonos – Beirut, Rhodes – Lyon, Rhodes – Beirut, Heraklion – Beirut).
Aiming to continue strengthening its Athens hub to bring benefits for the city and other regions and islands of Greece, AEGEAN will connect the Greek capital with 81 international destinations.
Moreover, AEGEAN has moved forward with the upgrading of passenger lounges in Thessaloniki and Larnaca. By the end of 2017, the company will have upgraded its passenger lounge in the Athens International Airport (AIA). A new, second, lounge in AIA, for flights outside Schengen, is expected to be completed by early 2018.