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Aegean Airlines prolonges flights until 3rd of October


Aegean Airlines announced that due to high demand Tallinn-Athens route will be prolonged until 3rd of October 2015.

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The flights will be operated using Airbus A320 168-seat aircraft, providing a full service offering to all passengers, which includes complimentary food and drink. The route will operate until 3rd October 2015.

The weekly service will provide passengers in Estonia with direct access to the Greek capital, as well as making it easier for passengers to continue their journey onwards with a through flight to over 30 Greek destinations in Greece.

Athens is one of the world’s oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning around 3,400 years. Classical Athens was a centre for the arts, learning and philosophy, home of Plato’s Academy and Aristotle’s Lyceum; it is widely referred to as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy. Today a cosmopolitan metropolis, modern Athens is central to economic, financial, industrial, political and cultural life in Greece.

The classical era is still evident in the city, which is bursting with ancient monuments and works of art, the most famous of all being the Parthenon, considered a key landmark for early Western civilization. Home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Acropolis of Athens and the medieval Daphni Monastery; it is every history enthusiasts dream. Athens was also the host city for the first modern-day Olympic Games in 1896 and the host city for the Olympic Games in 2004.

Aegean Airlines, a member of Star Alliance, is Greece’s largest airline providing at its inception in 1999 until today, full service, premium quality short and medium haul services. On 23rd October 2013 AEGEAN acquired Olympic Air; as a result passengers now have increased flight frequencies and connections as well as improved accessibility to Greece’s islands, including some of the more remote, both for visitors and Greeks alike. AEGEAN carried 6.8 million passengers in 2013. Total traffic of both companies reached 8.8m passengers in 2013.

AEGEAN invests on strengthening its international presence and on supporting the Greek tourism both in Athens and in regional airports. With a total of 13 million seats available in 2014, the airline offers flights from eight Greek bases to 87 international destinations in 32 countries and to 33 destinations in Greece. The combined route network of both Aegean and Olympic Air in 2014 exceeded 256 routes, 205 of which are international and 51 domestic. AEGEAN has been honored with the Skytrax World Airline award, as the best European regional airline for 2014. It is the fifth time that the company has received this distinction, the previous being in 2009, 2011, 2012 and in 2013.