Greece’s national carrier Aegean Airliness (AEGEAN) announced on Tuesday, that it was granting scholarships to 100 Greek students seeking to become pilots with applications being accepted until September 7.
Aegean Airlines and subsidiary, Olympic Air, announced passenger traffic growth for 2017 increased by 6%, exceeding the 13-million milestone. The Heraklion, Greece-based carrier transported 13.2 million passengers over the last year, or 750,000 more than in the previous year. Additionally, the two airline brands flew the same number of flights to accomplish the result.
In news from Aegean Airlines Europe’s best regional carrier expanded a codeshare agreement with EgyptAir to offer new routes and enable passengers to enjoy enhanced connectivity from Cairo International Airport and Athens International Airport. Also from Aegean, a partner program with award winning Grace Hotels promises clients added value and experiences.
This winter, AEGEAN, a Star Alliance member, is adding more destinations and frequencies to its existing network. AEGEAN announces the operation of nine additional international flights from Athens, (compared to winter 2013), contributing thus significantly to the development of tourism and the extension of the tourist season.