Greek airline Aegean Airlines will begin service to seven new international destinations from its hub in Athens in 2019, according to a company announcement.
In 2019, Aegean is launching flights from Athens to Marrakech, Casablanca, Ibiza, Valencia, Sarajevo, Tunis, Skopje, and from Thessaloniki to Hannover.
The new flights mean an increase of seat capacity by 700,000 on the international market.
The increased capacity will bringing the airline’s capacity on international routes up to 10.3 million, and on all its routes to 17.7 million, during 2019
The airline also announced that it will offer more flights between Athens and leading European destinations such as Munich, Dusseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg, Zurich, Vienna, Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon and Porto.
Greece’s largest carrier, Aegean is also profitable. In November, the airline said nine-month net earnings grew 13 percent to €80.9 million ($91.47 million) on improved load factors and higher sales.
Aegean, a member of the Star Alliance airline group, said revenue in July-to-September 2018 rose by 5 percent to €939 million as its load factor improved to 83.6 percent from 82.9 percent in the same period a year earlier.
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