Aegean Airlines

Airline info

  • Address: 31, Viltanioti street, 145 64 Kifissia, Greece
  • Contact number: +30 210 62 61 70025 31
  • Website:
  • IATA code/ICAO code: A3 / AEE

On-time performance and safety record

  • On time performance (2022): 78.6%
  • Average age of fleet (2023): 10.4 years
  • Major accidents in last 10 years: 0
  • Accidents with fatalities: 0
  • Airlineratings** safety rating: 7/7
  • Covid-19 safety*** rating: 6/7
** AIRLINERATINGS SAFETY RATING is based on a comprehensive analysis of crash and pilot related serious incident data combined with audits from the world’s aviation governing body ICAO and leading association, IATA, along with the latest COVID-19 compliance data. Each airline has the potential to earn a maximum of seven stars. See also
*** COVID-19 SAFETY RATING takes into consideration seven factors for each airline: COVID-19 website information and instructions, social distancing on boarding, Flight Attendant personal protection equipment, face masks compulsory, meal service modified, passenger sanitizer kit, deep clean of aircraft. Each airline has the potential to earn a maximum of seven stars. See also

Born as a private competitor of State-owned Olympic Airways (OA), Aegean gradually gained market positions until replacing OA as Greece major airline and eventually acquiring what remained of fomer flag carrier. With the entry into service of the first A320neo at the beginning of 2020, Aegean introduced a new livery. Business class seating is the same as in Economy (3+3 cross section), but the centre seats are left free in each row to allow for more personal space and privacy (Photo Wikimedia Commons / Nadia Zvereva)

  • Name: Aegean Airlines
  • Date founded: 1987 (as Aegean Aviation) – commenced operations May 1999
  • IATA code/ICAO code: A3 / AEE
  • CEO: Eftichios Vassilakis
  • Address: 31, Viltanioti street, 145 64 Kifissia, Greece
  • Contact number: +30 210 62 61 70025 31
  • Website:
  • Hub: Athens, Thessaloniki, Larnaca
  • Focus cities: Heraklion, Chania, Rhodes
  • Airline alliance: Star
  • Frequent flyer programme: Miles + Bonus
  • Fleet:

    51 aircraft

    • 10 Airbus A321-200 / 206 seats
    • 36 Airbus A320-200 / 174 seats
    • 4 Airbus A320neo / 180 seats
    • 1 Airbus A319 / 144 seats
  • Type of carrier: Full Service
  • Skytrax* rating: 4-STAR
  • * SKYTRAX ( is the most prestigious independent rating agency in commercial aviation. Its five stars rating system regarding airline quality has become a status symbol for carriers around the world. Here is what the stars stand for:

    • - 5 STARS: Awarded to airlines achieving a very high, overall quality performance. It recognizes high standards of onboard product together with consistent and excellent standards of staff service across airport and cabin environments
    • - 4 STARS: Awarded to airlines that deliver a good overall quality performance and provide good product standards across different travel cabins
    • - 3 STARS: Awarded to airlines delivering a fair quality performance equating to the industry 'average' of acceptable product and service standards
    • - 2 STARS: Shows airlines delivering a lower total quality performance, in some instances below the industry average across many rating categories
    • - 1 STAR: Represents a poor quality of product delivered across the assessment sectors
  • Checked luggage:

    Two bags (for a total of 64kg) in Business, 1 bag (up to 23 kg) in Economy can be checked-in for free, except for passengers travelling with Economy GoLight fare

  • Pre-selection of seat:

    Business passengers can pre-select any seat for free; Economy passengers can pre-select a standard seat for free except those travelling in Economy GoLight; Up Front seats cost 5-8EUR (6-9USD) on domestic routes, 11-18EUR (12-20USD) on International flights; Extra Legroom seats cost 8-10EUR (9-11USD) on domestic flights and 15-24EUR (17-31USD) on international flights

  • Priority check-in:

    Business passengers and Miles+ Bonus Gold members

  • Fast track at security:

    Business passengers

  • Access to lounge:

    Business passengers and Miles+ Bonus Gold members

  • Priority boarding:

    Business passengers and Miles+ Bonus Gold members

  • Seat pitch:

    30 inches (76cm) on the A321, A320, A319

  • Seat width:

    18 inches (46cm) on the A321, A320, A319

  • USB port and power socket:

    On the A320 neo

  • Lie-flat seat:


  • Vanity kit:


  • IFE screen width:

    Overhead screens only

  • Wi-fi:

    Yes, passengers can enjoy inflight entertainment on their personal devices by connecting to Aegean Stream and then open the Aegean App

  • Inflight magazine:


  • Onboard kit for kids:


  • Food and beverages:

    Complementary in all classes, including alcoholics; service depends on the length of flight

  • Upgraded meals in Premium Economy: Not available
  • Dine on demand in Business Class: No
  • Pets:

    Welcome in the passenger cabin if the weight is up to 8kg, pet bag included. Fares vary from 20-30EUR (22-33USD) on domestic flights to 50-60EUR (55-66USD) on International flights, depending on low/high season of travelling


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