Tag: Aegean Airlines

Aegean Chooses Pratt & Whitney to Power up to 62 Airbus Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute AEGEAN announced that has selected the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine to power up to 62 Airbus A320neo family aircraft: 30 firm, 12 option, and up to 20 leased aircraft. Pratt & Whitney will also provide the airline with engine maintenance through a long-term service agreement. “We selected the Pratt & Whitney GTF engine to […]

Aegean Commits to 30 A320neo Family Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Aegean ‎Airlines, the biggest airline in Greece, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Airbus to purchase 30 A320neo Family aircraft, comprising 20 A320neos and 10 A321neos. The airline will also acquire a significant number of new A320neo family aircraft from leasing companies. Aegean currently operates a fleet of 46 Airbus aircraft (37 A320s, […]

AirBaltic Joins Airlines for Europe

Reading Time: 2 minutes Latvian carrier airBaltic has joined Airlines for Europe (A4E), adding to the lobbying group’s growing number of carriers. A4E has been steadily gaining members since its creation in January 2016 and has been campaigning on a variety of issues affecting the airline industry, notably air traffic control (ATC) strikes, removing what it regards as unreasonable […]

Greece Flights Hit by Air Traffic Controllers’ Strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes Flights in Greece were at a standstill on Thursday after air traffic controllers called a 24-hour strike over pension reforms sought by the country’s creditors. The strike, due to end at 20:59 GMT, halted all flights into and out of the country, Athens airport said. “Nothing is moving today,” its press office said. The strike […]

Aegean Airlines Reports Passenger Growth Up 15% In 2015

Reading Time: 1 minute Greece-based Aegean Airlines has reported strong passenger growth in 2015, but faces challenges as the country’s debt crisis continues. It has also been adversely affected by the emigration of high number of Middle Eastern refugees, especially to several Greek islands. Aegean carried 11.65 billion passengers in 2015, up 15% compared to 2014. International passenger traffic […]