Aegean Airlines launches Manchester from Athens; adds Hannover and Nuremberg from Thessaloniki

  • Aegean Airlines further expanded its summer offering with the launch of three new low-frequency routes in the course of last week. On 25 May, the Greek carrier commenced twice-weekly services on the route from Athens (ATH) to Manchester (MAN), while two days later weekly (Monday) services were added from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Hannover (HAJ) and Nuremberg (NUE). All newly launched routes are operated using A320s and each presents Aegean Airlines with competition from one other carrier.
Launch date Origin Destination WF* Competition
25-May-13 Athens (ATH) Manchester (MAN) 2 easyJet (3)
27-May-13 Thessaloniki (SKG) Hannover (HAJ) 1 germanwings (1)
Nuremberg (NUE) 1 airberlin (3)
Source: Innovata w/c 3 June 2013.   *WF: Weekly frequencies at launch.


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