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Established in 2009, Olympic Air has been named Best Economy Airline – Europe, 2011 for its commitment to technological innovation and dynamic approach to customer service

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Travel to Greece with Olympic Air, the legendary Greek airline that offers you journeys as pleasurable as your destination. Guided by a new vision, the new Olympic Air boasts one of the youngest fleets in Europe and represents the dreams and efforts of each and every member of our new family. Enjoy innovative and pioneering services and privileges – such as those you will receive as part of our frequent flyer program, the Travelair Club – and experience first-hand our famous Greek hospitality, combined with a passion to offer you a journey that soars even higher than your own expectations.

Air travel no longer needs to be the dark cloud over an otherwise sunny trip – let Olympic Air refresh you and remind you that all along, you deserved more.

Olympic Air launched scheduled operations in September 2009, carrying over the historic name and logo of formerly state-owned ‘Olympic Airlines’, embodying a dynamic, modern approach to the company’s management and operation.

Olympic Air boasts one of the youngest fleets in Europe, comprised of eight Airbus Α320s and Α319s, 10 Bombardier-De Havilland DHC8-Q400s, and five Bombardier-De Havilland DHC8-100s. Total fleet investment, coupled with new, innovative technologies and services, heralds Olympic Air’s commitment to re-establish a brand that has become synonymous with safety and quality, to the forefront of the European airline industry.

Service on board
Whichever cabin you fly in, you will be greeted with a warm smile and have your every need catered to by skilled cabin crew. Renowned Greek hospitality, individual attention by people that love to serve you and an inspiring cuisine, guarantee a truly memorable travel experience. Dining in Olympic Air is an experience to savour: generous portions of traditional Greek food made from the freshest and finest ingredients, accompanied by a complimentary bar service.

Our network
Olympic Air operates safely and punctually approximately 170 flights per day, within a network of 39 destinations (31 destinations within Greece and eight international routes focused in the SE European region and Amsterdam, the latter to be used as hub for beyond interlining traffic within Northern Europe and Canada). Olympic Air operates domestic routes flying to and from Athens, Thessaloniki, Kavala, Alexandroupolis, Limnos, Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Kos, Rhodes, Syros, Mykonos, Santorini, Heraklion, Chania, Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Corfu and Ioannina. Olympic Air also operates Public Service Obligation routes (PSOs) from Athens to Astypalea, Leros, Milos, Naxos, Paros, Ikaria, Karpathos, Kythira, Skiathos and Kalymnos and from Rhodes to Karpathos, Kasos, Sitia, Kos, Leros, Astypalea and Kastelorizo. OA also connects Thessaloniki with Mytilini, Rhodes, Heraklion & Chania with daily direct flights. OA’s international network covers scheduled flights to/from Amsterdam, Tirana, Belgrade, Bucharest, Sofia, Larnaca, Cairo, and Istanbul.

Furthermore, as part of its ongoing effort to offer its passengers an enhanced and smooth access to a series of worldwide destinations, Olympic Air has established code-share agreements: with Delta Airlines (for flights to/from New York and Atlanta and onwards to key US destinations) and with Etihad Airways (for flights to Abu-Dhabi and onwards to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Sydney and Merbourne). Finally, in March 2011 Olympic Air announced a strategic partnership with Cyprus Airways, aiming to strengthen the presence of the two airlines in the wider region of Southeastern Europe by offering mutual code-shared flights to passengers of both companies.

Travelair Club by OA
Travelair Club is a truly innovative loyalty scheme that allows passengers to collect miles either on the air or on the ground and to enjoy exclusive benefits and discounts simply by presenting their card. After 18 months since its launch, Travelair Club currently numbers more than 130,000 members. At the same time, sub-programs segment members and cater to their specific needs: “Travelair Family” (more than 3,600 family accounts) allows family members to collect their miles in a common account while “Business on Board” (more than 2,800 registered companies), Olympic Air’s corporate program, offers unique benefits and services to companies whose employees travel for business with Olympic Air, and rewards each executive individually (double dipping).

Olympic Air: Airline of the Year 2010/11
In September 2010 Olympic Air received the prestigious ERA “Airline of the Year 2010/11” silver award. The annual ERA Awards recognise excellence and achievement and encourage the highest standards across the sector of intra-European air transport. ERA’s decision to award Olympic Air was based on a number of criteria, such as technical and operational specifications, quality of provided services, passenger satisfaction, on-time performance, commercial innovations in the area of customer.

OA’s main objective remains to provide the highest quality of services to its passengers and maintain its leadership profile within Greece and in the broader SE European region.

Above all, OA seeks to reflect the best of Greek hospitality; warm, kind, giving and will continue greeting all its guests with a fresh approach to service in the air and on the ground, offering innovative and quality services, providing attentive customer care, and flying one of the youngest fleets in Europe. OA will always strive to be in line with its guests’ needs, taking the smallest detail into account in its pursuit of perfection – Welcome aboard.

Contact Olympic Air through its website, www.olympicair.com, by calling + 30 210 3550 500, or through a travel agent; Olympic Air is associated with all IATA-accredited agencies worldwide.

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