Emirates and AEGEAN are activating a codeshare partnership allowing both its customers to benefit from increased connectivity to eight domestic Greek points via Athens, using a single ticket.
Emirates will place its code on AEGEAN operated flights, providing customers with a convenient and seamless booking experience as well as one consistent baggage policy, to popular destinations: Mykonos, Santorini, Corfu, Heraklion Rhodes, Thessaloniki, Chania, and Alexandroupolis.
Under the codeshare agreement, AEGEAN will also place its code on Emirates operated flights between Dubai and Athens for their customers to benefit from smooth connections to Dubai and onward.
Travel itineraries can now be booked on emirates.com and aegeanair.com, with travel agents as well as online travel agents (OTAs), for travel immediately.
Starting October 2022, Emirates and AEGEAN will further increase their joint codeshare network to include eight more European regional routes via Athens, including Bucharest, Belgrade and Naples, among others, as well as westwards on Emirates’ flights to New York Newark from Athens, and New York JFK from Milan.
Emirates currently serves Athens with 12 weekly flights operated by a Boeing 777. These additional codeshare routes will be subject to receiving the necessary regulatory approvals.
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 other exciting European regional points that will follow.
“We look forward to working with AEGEAN, and providing world-class services on an enhanced destination network to travellers of both airlines, including seamless connectivity on our direct flights from Athens to New York Newark.”
Roland Jaggi, AEGEAN Chief Commercial Officer said: “We are very pleased with this codeshare agreement with Emirates as it will further expand our network and offer our customers even more travel benefits and enhanced connectivity, especially for cross Atlantic journeys.
“We look forward to the beginning of a successful partnership with one of the most successful industry leaders and even more new destinations to follow ”.
Emirates, through its codeshare agreements with more than 26 carriers, now including AEGEAN, two rail partners as well as 110 interline partners worldwide, offers its customers truly global connectivity across 6 continents.