Star Alliance member Aegean Airlines has brought forward the delivery dates of five new Airbus A320s it ordered before the beginning of the economic crisis in Greece but later deferred, and has ordered two additional A320s in a new deal.

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A United Airlines service from Chicago landing early on the morning of June 4 will be the first flight to use London Heathrow Airport’s new Terminal 2. United Airlines will be alone for two weeks as the first user of the new Terminal 2 main building.

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The agreement will see Star Alliance member Aegean Airlines begin four-times weekly service between Athens and Abu Dhabi on March 30. Subject to receipt of the required regulatory approvals, Etihad Airways will place its ‘EY’ flight code on the new flight.

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Greek carrier Aegean Airlines is launching non-stop service between Athens International Airport Eleftherios Velizelos and Manchester Airport on Saturdays and Mondays on May 25.

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Star Alliance member Aegean Airlines has launched an expanded schedule which includes 29 new scheduled international routes from a total of 12 Greek and Cypriot airports, eight of which Aegean uses as bases.

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Singapore Airlines and Star Alliance partner Aegean Airlines have signed a reciprocal codeshare deal, which goes into effect on December 1.

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Aegean Airlines is attempting once more to take over Greek rival Olympic Air, although the European Commission blocked a previously planned merger between them in January 2011. Marfin Investment Group has agreed to sell all the shares of Olympic Air to Aegean Airlines for €72 million.

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Starting Friday, March 9, Aegean Airlines will offer non-stop service between Athens and Budapest, the political and cultural capital of Hungary. Aegean will connect Athens to Budapest with four round-trips a week.

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Aegean Airlines has announced a three-tier growth strategy for 2011 that will see it add new foreign destinations, offer more frequent flights to major existing destinations to bolster the airline’s competitive position, and operate new direct international services from Greek regional destinations to support tourism.

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The European Commission has decided to prohibit the proposed merger of Greek carriers Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines, following a monopolies investigation which lasted 10 months.

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Star Alliance partners Continental Airlines and Aegean Airlines have started codesharing on Continental’s flights between its New York-area hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and Athens, as well as on selected flights operated by Aegean Airlines in Europe.

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The main shareholders of Greek airlines Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air have agreed a merger which, if the deal is permitted by the European Commission, would result in the formation of a new company to be listed on the Athens Exchange.

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Aegean Airlines and UK carrier BMI have signed a commercial co-operation deal that includes codesharing on the Athens-London route.

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Greek carrier Aegean Airlines will start serving London Heathrow twice daily from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos on October 25.

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If you’re going to the island of Mykonos for a vacation or even just a weekend of stay-awake sunning, swimming and partying, and you’re getting there from somewhere on the mainland of Greece, you might want to spend as little time as possible actually travelling to your destination.

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