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Aegean ups its stake in Animawings

Aegean ups its stake in Animawings Greece’s largest carrier Aegean Airlines said on Thursday it has raised its stake in Romanian Animawings to 51% from 25%, strengthening its presence in the Romanian market. The Greek company said its total investment for the 51% stake amounted to 1.3 million euros. Aegean, a member of the Star […]

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Η Aegean αυξάνει στο 51% τη συμμετοχή της στην Animawings

Η Aegean αυξάνει στο 51% τη συμμετοχή της στην Animawings Την αύξηση της συμμετοχής της στην αεροπορική εταιρεία, Animawings, μέλος του Ταξιδιωτικού Ομίλου Memento (Cristian Tour) στην Ρουμανία, από 25% σε 51% ανακοίνωσε η Aegean, αναλαμβάνοντας σταδιακά την υποστήριξη και συν‑διοίκηση της εταιρείας και συμβάλλοντας με την τεχνογνωσία που διαθέτει στην ενίσχυση της επιχειρησιακής της λειτουργίας. Πρόκειται, σύμφωνα με […]

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AEGEAN: Διακρίσεις στα βραβεία επιβατών Skytrax World Airline Awards 2021

AEGEAN: Διακρίσεις στα βραβεία επιβατών Skytrax World Airline Awards 2021 Με πολλές και σημαντικές διακρίσεις ξεχώρισε η AEGEAN στα φετινά  2021 Skytrax World Airline Awards, τα πρώτα που διοργανώνει ο διεθνής οργανισμός αξιολόγησης αερομεταφορών Skytrax κατά τη διάρκεια της πανδημίας, και αποτελούν σημείο αναφοράς για τον κλάδο. Ειδικότερα, στα βραβεία που ανακοινώθηκαν την Τρίτη 28 Σεπτεμβρίου στο Λονδίνο, η AEGEAN βραβεύθηκε […]

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Turkish jets fly over eastern Aegean islets

Turkish jets fly over eastern Aegean islets As Turkey’s Foreign Ministry spokesman raged against this week’s Greek-French defense deal, Turkish fighter jets conducted unauthorized flights over the eastern Aegean on Friday. At 11.26 a.m., a pair of Turkish F-16s flew over the islets of Makronisi and Anthropofagoi near Fournoi, at an altitude of 29,000 feet. […]

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Southern Aegean – Arrivals soar in September – On which islands

Southern Aegean – Arrivals soar in September – On which islands In September, the arrivals at the five international airports on the islands of the Southern Aegean have already exceeded half a million. More specifically, 4,352 direct international flights, from the 1st to the 26th of September, carried 565,850 passengers to the airports of Rhodes, […]

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Man kills ex, then himself on Rhodes

Man kills ex, then himself on Rhodes A tragedy unfolded on the southeast Aegean island of Rhodes on Wednesday when a man, 40, shot and killed his former wife, 32, and then took his own life. The man was reportedly found dead in his home, having committed suicide with the same shotgun he used to […]

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Erdogan lays out views on Cyprus Problem, Mediterranean, Aegean at UN General Assembly

Erdogan lays out views on Cyprus Problem, Mediterranean, Aegean at UN General Assembly By George Gilson Amidst renewed provocations against Greece and Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean and after an informal moratorium in summer, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in his address to the 76th UN General Assembly (UNGA) yesterday presented his government’s steadfast views […]

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AEGEAN – The profitable third quarter and the strategy for the day after

AEGEAN – The profitable third quarter and the strategy for the day after AEGEAN will close the first profitable quarter after the pandemic hit at the end of September, as it prepares for the first year with full activity. The course of this summer, during which our country was among the top destinations in Europe, […]

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Aegean: Πρόγραμμα παραλαβής αεροσκαφών από Airbus

Aegean: Πρόγραμμα παραλαβής αεροσκαφών από Airbus Κερδοφόρο αναμένεται πως θα είναι για την Aegean το τρίτο τρίμηνο του 2021, όπως τόνισε ο Πρόεδρος της αεροπορικής εταιρείας, Ευτύχης Βασιλάκης, μιλώντας στην τηλεδιάσκεψη για τα αποτελέσματα του πρώτου εξαμήνου. Ανάφερε επίσης πως το 2022 αναμένεται ότι θα είναι μια ισχυρή χρονιά.  Αναλυτικά, ο κ. Βασιλάκης εκτιμά ότι […]

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Aegean shrinks loss in second quarter, sales jump

Aegean shrinks loss in second quarter, sales jump Aegean Airlines on Friday posted a smaller second-quarter loss than a year earlier as Greece’s largest carrier saw traffic more than double.  A net loss of 33.9 million euros for the April-June quarter was less than half the €73.4 million loss it suffered a year earlier. Sales […]

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Positive cash flows for AEGEAN in Q2

Positive cash flows for AEGEAN in Q2 Positive cash flows and loss reduction during the second quarter of the year were recorded by AEGEAN, despite the limited flight activity, which remained at only 35% of the corresponding months in 2019. After 18 months, the company achieved positive cash flows, mainly due to reserves for the […]

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AEGEAN: Περιόρισε σημαντικά τις ζημιές το α’ εξάμηνο του 2021

AEGEAN: Περιόρισε σημαντικά τις ζημιές το α’ εξάμηνο του 2021 Η AEGEAN ανακοίνωσε τα οικονομικά αποτελέσματα για το δεύτερο τρίμηνο και το πρώτο εξάμηνο του 2021, όπου φαίνεται πως περιόρισε σημαντικά τις ζημιές που προέκυψαν λόγω της πανδημίας. Τα περιοριστικά μέτρα μέχρι και τα μέσα Μαΐου, συνέχισαν να επηρεάζουν τη δραστηριότητα και τα οικονομικά αποτελέσματα […]

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More than 270,000 foreign tourists in the South Aegean in the first days of September

More than 270,000 foreign tourists in the South Aegean in the first days of September September made an auspicious beginning in the islands of the South Aegean, judging by the number of international arrivals at the five international airports of Rhodes, Kos, Karpathos, Santorini and Mykonos in the first ten days. The excellent performance in […]

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Crete and Southern Aegean removed from German high-risk Covid list

Crete and Southern Aegean removed from German high-risk Covid list Crete and the Southern Aegean will no longer be deemed regions at high risk for coronavirus from Sunday, September 12, German public health authorities said on Friday. The move means Greece in its entirety is now off the German high-risk list. All of Greece was […]

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Aegean sees passengers swell 70% in July and August y-o-y

Aegean sees passengers swell 70% in July and August y-o-y Greece’s largest carrier Aegean Airlines said on Thursday its passenger numbers rose 70% in July and August compared to the same period in 2020 as tourism rebounded after last year’s slump. Aegean, a member of the Star Alliance airline group, said the increase in passengers […]

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The Adorable Native Cat Breeds of Greece and Cyprus

The Adorable Native Cat Breeds of Greece and Cyprus An Aegean cat. The breed is beloved in Greece. Credit: Anna Wichmann/Greek Reporter Anyone who has visited Greece or Cyprus knows that both beautiful countries are home to many, many cats. Yet some people may be unaware that there are two distinct cat breeds, the Aegean […]

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The Aegean’s untouched paradise

The Aegean’s untouched paradise Polyaigos, one of the few remaining untouched paradises in the Aegean, is threatened by human activity. Visitors to Polyaigos are often stunned to encounter freshly renovated buildings in an otherwise quasi-deserted island. The mayor of Kimolos, a neighboring island which has administrative authority over Polyaigos, responds to such questions by explaining […]

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Strong winds disrupt some ferry lines in the Aegean Sea of Greece

Strong winds disrupt some ferry lines in the Aegean Sea of Greece The strong winds blowing in the Aegean, reaching up to 8-9 Beaufort in some locations, have caused disruption to some ferry lines on Monday, ANA reports. The Agia Marina-Nea Styra ferry was not running on Monday while the catamaran ‘Flying Cat 3’ did […]

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Η AEGEAN παρατείνει την προσφορά στους κατόχους FreedomPass

Η AEGEAN παρατείνει την προσφορά στους κατόχους FreedomPass Καθώς το εθνικό εμβολιαστικό πρόγραμμα και η διάθεση των προπληρωμένων καρτών Freedom Pass συνεχίζεται, η AEGEAN παρατείνει την προσφορά της στους νέους 18 έως 25 ετών και για ολόκληρο το Σεπτέμβριο, διπλασιάζοντας την αξία της και τριπλασιάζοντας τα Miles+Bonus μίλια κάθε πτήσηςπου πραγματοποιείται με εισιτήρια που έχουν αγοραστεί μέσω αυτής.  Ειδικότερα, η AEGEAN ήδη από τις αρχές του καλοκαιριού διπλασιάζει την αξία του Freedom Pass σε όλους τους νέους 18 έως 25 ετών που έχουνεμβολιασθεί έως και τα τέλη Αυγούστου, προσθέτονταςγια κάθε ένα ευρώ που χρησιμοποιείται για την αγορά εισιτηρίου με τη χρήση του, ένα ευρώ ακόμη. Από σήμερα, η AEGEAN παρατείνει την προσφορά της έως και 30/09/2021 συνεχίζοντας να διπλασιάζει την αξία του Freedom Pass για την αγορά εισιτηρίων για οποιαδήποτε […]

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$120 Million Super Yacht Pi Spotted Off Mykonos

$120 Million Super Yacht Pi Spotted Off Mykonos The luxurious superyacht Pi sailing in the Aegean, Credit: Video frame/Mykonoslive.tv Luxury super yacht Pi, valued at $120 million was spotted off Mykonos over the weekend. The 77.25 meters yacht apparently belongs to American businessman Howard Schultz, although it is not clear whether he is aboard the […]

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Airport traffic booming in south Aegean islands

Airport traffic booming in south Aegean islands As of August 22, 1,723,000 passengers had visited the islands of the South Aegean through its five international airports, while throughout the whole tourist season of 2020, arrivals reached 1,189,896, according to data from Fraport and the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority. Arrivals in Rhodes have been 780,000, compared […]

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Tourism – Southern Aegean is “key” to success story

Tourism – Southern Aegean is “key” to success story The South Aegean seems to occupy the largest share in the success story of Greece in Tourism in 2021, despite the unfavorable environment formed by the pandemic, since, before the end of August, the traffic from the direct international flights at the airports of Cyclades and […]

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Turkish F-16s intercepted in eastern Aegean

Turkish F-16s intercepted in eastern Aegean A pair of Turkish F-16 fighter jets entered Athens’ Flight Information Region (FIR) without submitting a flight plan at 11.17 a.m. on Friday and flew over the islets of Anthopofagoi and Makronisi in the eastern Aegean, the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA) said. The Turkish aircraft were intercepted […]

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Global Warming Brings Venomous Sea Urchin to the Aegean

Global Warming Brings Venomous Sea Urchin to the Aegean The Diadema setosum has been spotted in off at least 12 of Greece’s Cycladic islands. Public Domain Global warming has brought a venomous sea urchin into the Aegean with scientists saying that it has been spotted in the waters off at least 12 Greek islands. The […]

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Living Aboard a Yacht in Greece: The Magic of Island Hopping in the Aegean

Living Aboard a Yacht in Greece: The Magic of Island Hopping in the Aegean British expats Tony and Tessa Cross have lived for years on their yacht in Greece. Credit: Greek Reporter/Tony Cross How is it living aboard a yacht in Greece? British expatriates Tony and Tessa Cross have spent years doing it while crisscrossing […]

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Germany designates Crete, South Aegean islands ‘high risk’ Covid areas

Germany designates Crete, South Aegean islands ‘high risk’ Covid areas Germany is designating parts of Greece as high-risk areas, meaning unvaccinated travellers from those regions would need to go into quarantine for five days. Crete and islands in the southern Aegean Sea will be considered high-risk from Tuesday, the Robert Koch Institute for Infectious diseases […]

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Nisyros jolted by 4.7 Richter quake

Nisyros jolted by 4.7 Richter quake The southeastern Aegean island of Nisyros was rocked by an earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale on Thursday. According to the National Observatory of Athens’ Geodynamics Institute, the temblor was recorded at 2.26 p.m. in a sea area 18 kilometers south-southwest of Nisyros, at a depth of 16 […]

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Uninhabited Aegean island yields yet more surprises 

Uninhabited Aegean island yields yet more surprises  US film star Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson visited the excavations in June at Despotiko, the uninhabited island next to Antiparos in the Cyclades. This year’s findings confirmed that a rectangular construction dating to the 8th-5th century BC, found last year, was part of a water […]

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Aegean: Διατήρησε την αξιολόγηση ΒΒ η ICAP

Aegean: Διατήρησε την αξιολόγηση ΒΒ η ICAP Η Aegean, μέσω σχετικής ανακοίνωσης, ενημερώνει το επενδυτικό κοινό, βάσει των υποχρεώσεων του από 28.02.2019 Κοινού Ομολογιακού Δανείου ύψους 200.000.000 ευρώ, ότι κατόπιν επαναξιολόγησης από την εταιρεία ICAP A.E., διατηρήθηκε η διαβάθμιση ΒΒ, όσον αφορά στην πιστοληπτική της ικανότητα, ενώ το outlook διατηρήθηκε υπό παρακολούθηση (under surveillance), για τους […]

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Millions of tourists flock to the South Aegean in Greece

Millions of tourists flock to the South Aegean in Greece Over a million arrivals were recorded passing through the five international airports of the South Aegean for the month of July according to the South Aegean Tourism Initiative (SATI), reflecting the significant demand of the Dodecanese and Cyclades islands by foreign travelers, greekcitytimes.com reports. According […]

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