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EgyptAir and Aegean Airlines Sign New Codeshare Agreement

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EgyptAir and Aegean Airlines, both Star Alliance members, have signed a new codeshare agreement.

The agreement will commence on 27 October 2013, from when, EgyptAir customers will be able to enjoy more travel options when flying between Egypt and Greece.

The codeshare flights will affect flights from Athens to Salonika, Rodhos Heraklion and Chania. Aegean Airlines Customers will be able to fly on EgyptAir flights between Cairo / Athens and between Alexandria / Athens.

The cooperation with Aegean Airlines will not only enhance EgyptAirs network worldwide, but also enhance traffic on Egypts domestic destinations through increasing frequencies and traffic on these destinations, especially Cairo, Sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada, Luxor and Aswan, said Capt Hossam Kamal, EgyptAir Holding Chairman and CEO

Dimitris Gerogiannis Aegean Airlines Managing Director, said, We are happy to expand our network in Eastern Mediterranean through the codeshare agreement with EgyptAir and offer our customers of the two countries access to multiple domestic and international connections via Athens, Cairo and Alexandria.

EgyptAir Express operates two weekly flights from Alexandria to Athens and EgyptAir Airlines operates 10 weekly flights from Cairo to Athens.

Being both Star Alliance members, frequent flyers of both airlines will enjoy the same benefits accumulated onboard Star Alliance airlines.

Star Alliance, EgyptAir, Egypt

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