Founded as Aegean Aviation, Aegean Airlines is the largest Greek airline by total number of passengers carried and also by the total number of destinations catered and fleet size. It has been a member of Star Alliance since 2010. Aegean Airlines flights cater to major Greek destinations along with several European and Middle Eastern destinations.
Aegean has its hubs at Thessaloniki International Airport, Athens International Airport and Larnaca International Airport. The airline is headquartered in Kifisia, Attica, Greece. It has codeshare agreements with Air Canada, Air Serbia, Ethiopian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Lufthansa, Bulgaria Air, EgyptAir and many more.
Connectivity and Fleet Size
Aegean Airlines deals are available to over 70 destinations, including Prague, Helsinki, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich, Athens, Santorini, Dublin, Budapest, Milan, Rome, Venice, Amsterdam, Stockholm, London and more.
The current fleet of Aegean Airlines consists of over 40 aircraft in service.
An Aegean Airlines booking will get you the following in-flight services and amenities.
The in-flight entertainment system onboard Aegean Airlines flights introduces the passengers to some of the country’s most beautiful destinations via its new channel, ‘enter Greece.’
The airline publishes its own in-flight magazine, blue, that is distributed to all passengers.
The meals served onboard are a part of the ‘Discover Greek Cuisine’ program.
Carry-on Baggage: All Economy Class passengers can carry one carry-on bag that must not exceed 22x18x10 inches (including handles, pockets and wheels) and must not weigh over 18 lbs.
Business Class passengers aboard Aegean Airlines flights are permitted to carry two bags not exceeding 22x18x10 inches and 18x14x8 inches respectively. The two bags must not weigh over 17 lbs. and 11 lbs. respectively.
Also, one personal item like a handbag or thin laptop case or medium-size backpack can be carried as carry-on baggage by both Economy and Business Class passengers flying with Aegean Airlines.
Passengers traveling with children up to 2 years of age are permitted to carry one extra cabin bag not weighing over 13 lbs. and the maximum dimensions should not exceed 21x15x9 inches. The infant bag may be used for carrying infant food and care items.
Checked Baggage: The Economy-Flex passengers are permitted one checked bag weighing not over 50 lbs. The maximum dimensions of the checked bag must not exceed 62 inches.
The Business Class passengers can carry two checked bags for free. Each checked baggage must not weigh over 70 lbs. and the maximum dimensions of each bag must not exceed 62 inches.
The Miles +Bonus Gold & Star Alliance Gold members are permitted to carry three pieces of checked baggage, each weighing not over 70 lbs. in Business Class, two pieces each weighing not over 50 lbs. in Economy Flex and one piece not weighing over 50 lbs. in Economy GoLight. The maximum dimensions of each checked bag must not exceed 62 inches.
Passengers traveling with an infant are permitted to carry one extra piece of baggage not weighing over 50 lbs. in Economy Class and 70 lbs. in Business Class. The maximum dimension of the additional bag must not exceed 62 inches Also, a collapsible stroller can be carried for the infant.
Please note that the above-mentioned baggage allowance may be changed by the airline at any time.