Emirates and AEGEAN announce the launch of a codeshare partnership, enabling their passengers to benefit from increased connectivity and travel to eight domestic Greek destinations via Athens, with a single ticket.
Through this partnership, Emirates facilitates the booking process for its passengers, while also maintaining a single baggage policy for flights to popular destinations such as Alexandroupolis, Heraklion, Thessaloniki, Corfu, Mykonos, Rhodes, Santorini and Chania.
AEGEAN continues to expand its network by adding, through the partnership with Emirates, flights to Dubai and soon to New York
AEGEAN, for its part, is further expanding its network and enabling its passengers to benefit from the increased connectivity of the Emirates network to international destinations via Dubai, with flights between Dubai and Athens operated by Emirates and short-haul flights to New York and Newark Airport. Passengers can make flight reservations through the airlines' websites emirates.com and aegeanair.com, or through travel agents.
Eight new European routes
From October 2022, Emirates and AEGEAN will further strengthen their joint network, aiming to include eight additional European destinations for flights via Athens, including, among others, Bucharest, Belgrade and Naples, as well as routes involving Emirates flights from Athens to New York Newark Airport and from Milan to New York JFK.
Today, Emirates serves Athens with 12 weekly flights, operated by Boeing 777 aircraft. AEGEAN has a network of 138 destinations (29 domestic and 109 international) in 44 countries, as well as a fleet of 64 aircraft, including the brand new AIRBUS A320 and A321 neo. Additional codeshare flights are subject to regulatory approvals.
Mr. Adnan Kazim, Emirates Chief Commercial Officer said: “This new partnership with AEGEAN enables us to offer Emirates customers access to even more Greek cities via Athens and to even more new attractive destinations to come. . We look forward to partnering with AEGEAN and providing travelers of both airlines with world-class service across an enhanced network of destinations, including seamless connectivity on our direct flights from Athens to New York and Newark Airport.”
Mr. Roland Jaggi, Chief Commercial Officer of AEGEAN, said: “We are very pleased to start our partnership with Emirates. This codeshare agreement further expands AEGEAN's network and offers our passengers greater connectivity and more benefits, particularly for their transatlantic journeys. We look forward to a successful partnership with one of the leading companies in the industry and to even more new destinations for our passengers to come."
Emirates through its codeshare partnerships with more than 26 airlines, including AEGEAN, two partnerships with companies active in rail transport and 110 interconnection partnerships worldwide, connects its passengers to all 6 continents.