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Published on : Saturday, May 23, 2015
The Greek carrier Aegean Airlines is expanding its flight offering from Vienna to Greece this summer season. On May 22, 2015, the new connection between Vienna and Rhodes was launched. The Star Alliance member will operate flights from the Austrian capital to Greece’s fourth largest island twice a week.
The aircraft will arrive in Vienna at 8:20 a.m. on Tuesdays and depart for Rhodes at 9:20 a.m. On Fridays the aircraft will leave Rhodes and arrive in Vienna at 9:35 a.m., taking off for the return flight at 10:35 a.m. The airline will operate an Airbus A320 with a seating capacity of 174 seats.
Greece’s largest airline and multiple award winner: Aegean Airlines
Aegean is Greece’s largest airline, offering first-class full service on short haul and medium-haul flights since 1999. In 2010 Aegean became a member of the Star Alliance, the world’s leading airline alliance. As a consequence of the takeover of Olympic Air in October 2013, Aegean passengers now benefit from increased flight frequencies and many additional flight connections to Greek and international destinations. In 2014 the two companies Aegean and Olympic combined to transport 10.1 million passengers. In this year the airline is expanding its seating capacity to over 15.4 million, a rise of close to 2.4 million seats compared to 2014. In the year 2014 Aegean was named the “Best Regional Airline in Europe” within the context of the Skytrax World Airline Awards. Aegean won this award for the fifth time in addition to the years 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2009.
Source:- Vienna Airport