Aegean Airlines on Wednesday officially became the 28th star of the international airline alliance Star Alliance, which brings together 4,000 aircraft carrying around 600 million passengers worldwide.
The membership ceremony was held at Aegean Airlines’ technical base facilities, in the Athens International Airport, at the presence of representatives from Star Alliance’s 27 members. Addressing the ceremony, Jaan Albresht, Star Alliance’s chief executive, praised Aegean’s business spirit and competitiveness along with the excellence of its services. “Aegean is the flagship airline in Greece,” he said.
Aegean Airlines’ vice-chairman Eftihis Vasilakis praised the work of a strong group of shareholders which managed to upgrade all systems and services of the airline company. Commenting on a merger agreement signed with Olympic Air, Vasilakis said the agreement has not yet been approved by the Competition Commission.
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