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Aegean commits to 30 A320neo Family aircraft

New fleet will ensure airline's growth and market-leading position ‎far into the future  Aegean ‎Airlines, the biggest airline in Greece, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Airbus to purchase 30 A320neo Family aircraft, comprising 20 A320neos and 10 A321neos. The airline will also acquire a significant number of new A320neo family aircraft from leasing companie...

Misread Israeli toy label prompts bomb scare on Greek plane

An Aegean Airlines plane was temporarily held up at Cyprus’ Larnaca airport after a cleaner found a box with a doll from Israel and took the inscription on the label for a bomb threat. The Greek airline’s cleaning staff found a box labeled “booba” on Tuesday while the plane was in Cyprus before setting off for Tel Aviv. The word means “doll”&nb...

Greece's Aegean Airlines widens first quarter loss, sales rise

Aegean Airlines widened its loss in the first quarter of 2016 compared to the same period a year earlier as sales grew 7.0 percent, Greece's largest carrier said on Thursday. The company reported a net loss of 21.5 million euros (16.8 million pounds) in the first three months of the year versus a loss of 8.3 million in the same period last year. Domestic passenger traffic grew 6 percent...