Articles Tagged ‘Olympic Air’
Greece’s passenger numbers climb 60% between 2012 and 2017; Volotea and Wizz Air expanding fast; leading airports see market share fall
A country that has suffered economic issues in recent years, Greece has certainly witnessed a change of fortune within its aviation market, with annual passenger numbers growing from 36.7 million to 58.5 million in the space of five years. Jonathan Ford looks in more detail at the nation’s recent aviation advancement.
Bilbao-Athens is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ over 110,000 searches; Vueling’s next Basque boost??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months over 110,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Bilbao and Athens ‒ but the route is unserved!? With some of the biggest carriers at either end of the city pair being domestic players-only, this is a Parthenon-sized opportunity for Vueling or […]
Thessaloniki Airport’s traffic is up 8.1% in 2016; handling 43% more passengers than it did in 2012; expansion plans delayed
Thessaloniki Airport in Greece between January and November last year welcomed 5.62 million passengers, an increase of 8.1% when compared to the same period of 2015. We take a closer look at Thessaloniki’s traffic and airline developments, plus we delve deeper into the expansion issues of Greece’s third largest airport.
Seventh annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; Kjos he’s worth it again – Norwegian CEO loves his long-haul award
Kjos he’s worth it again. Well you now know one of the four airline winners in Part II of the Euro ANNIES awards, after last week’s airport awards in Part I. Will Germania, Iberia or Turkish Airlines secure back-to-back wins or will the prizes be soon gathering dust in the lobbies of new airlines like […]
Athens Airport recovers in 2014 with 21% growth thanks to Aegean Airlines and Ryanair; Blue Air, Finnair, NIKI and Volotea new for 2015
Not only did Athens Airport have a great 2014, but 2015 is set to be the airport’s busiest ever year. Ryanair is doubling flights as Aegean Airlines adds many new destinations. We look at the airport’s seasonality and the leading airlines and routes.
Aegean Airlines, a Star Alliance member since 2010, carried 10 million passengers in 2014. We look at which airports have seen the fastest growth in the last three years and reveal the airline’s 50 new routes for this summer.
Well, they got there in the end. Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air have been given permission by the EU to merge, though apparently both airlines will continue with their own branding for now. We look at the differences in the networks of the two airlines, and see how much competition there is on the key […]
Olympic Air commences flights from Heraklion Airport and Mykonos Airport to Santorini Airport.
Olympic Air takes on Aegean Airlines and El Al on Athens – Tel Aviv route.
The Greek airline created in 2009 has gradually moved out of the Western European market, but which country markets has it departed from and when? And which is the final route the airline now drops? Where has Olympic instead added routes to?
Olympic Air now flies from Thessaloniki in Greece to the Albanian capital Tirana.
UK – Athens market about to welcome Hellenic Imperial to Gatwick; easyJet adding Edinburgh link in September
Hellenic Imperial has announced plans to serve London Gatwick from Athens with widebody aircraft later this summer, but how have passenger numbers developed between UK airports and the Greek capital since 1995? What have been the key capacity, frequency changes in the market during that period?