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This page provides links to all currently operating international, regional, domestic, passenger and cargo airlines registered in Greece.Click on Airline Name for contact, fleet, route and accident data.

Airlines in Greece
Airline Main Base
IATA code
ICAO code
IATA Prefix
Start of ops.
Aegean Airlines Athens (ATH)
A3
AEE
390
1999
Aeroland Airways Athens (ATH)
3S
AEN
207
2000
Air Mediterranean Athens (ATH)
MV
MAR
2017
AirSea Lines Gouvia, Corfu
-
PEV
2004
AmJet Executive Athens (ATH)
-
AMJ
2009
Astra Airlines Thessaloniki (SKG)
A2
AZI
2008
Aviator Airways Athens (ATH)
-
AVW
1992
Bluebird Airways Heraklion (HER)
BZ
BBG
2010
Ellinair Thessaloniki (SKG)
EL
ELB
2014
GainJet Aviation Athens (ATH)
-
GNJ
1996
Hellenic Imperial Airways Athens (ATH)
HT
IMP
2006
Hermes Airlines Athens (ATH)
H3
HRM
2011
InterJet Athens (ATH)
-
INJ
1992
K2 SmartJets Athens (ATH)
-
KSJ
2007
Mediterranean Air Freight Athens (ATH)
-
MDF
2003
Minoan Air Heraklion (HER)
-
MAV
2012
Olympic Air Athens (ATH)
OA
OAL
050
2009
Olympus Airways Athens (ATH)
-
OLY
-
2015
Orange2Fly Athens (ATH)
-
OTF
-
2016
Sky Express Heraklion (HER)
GQ
SEH
2005

Recently defunct airlines in
Airline Fate
IATA code
ICAO code
Start of ops.
End of ops.
Aeolian Airlines AOC granted in 6/11. Ceased operationsi n 10/12 when Skywings halted flights. Re-started in mid-2014 but collapsed before resuming services
-
AOL
2011
2012
Aerospace One Started ops in 6/13. Halted services in 4/14 after heavy financial losses.
-
OAN
2013
2014
AirGo Airlines Started ops in 8/08. AOC revoked on 2/9/11
4A
AGS
2008
2011
Alexandair Formed by Cyprus interests, starting ops in 5/05. Ceased ops 2/07 when aircraft repossessed.
-
AXN
2004
2007
Asterias Commercial -
-
-
1996
2004
Athens Airways Started ops on 31/1/09; AOC suspended in 1/11
ZF
ATW
2009
2011
Axon Airlines Organized as a subsidiary of Axon Group; ceased ops 30/11/01
XN
AXO
1998
2001
Cronus Airlines Acquired by Aegean AL in 2001, temporarily dba Aegean Cronus AL, then merged
X5
CUS
1995
2001
Electra Airlines Formed by Belgium's Skyjet. AOC revoked by Greek CAA 2/03.
-
ELD
2000
2003
Euro Air Suspended operations in 1/09. AOC suspended 16/3/09
6M
EUP
1995
2009
Fly Hellas Ceased operations in 18/10/11.
VQ
VKH
2011
2011
Galaxy Airways Acquired in 1999 by Xifias SA aquaculture group (75%)
9G
GLX
1999
2001
Gee Bee Air -
-
GEB
2002
2010
Greece Airways Ceased ops on 23/4/06. Resumed 6/06 until 1/11/06 when stopped all activities
IX
GRE
2003
2006
GreenJet Airlines Formed by former staff of Viking Hellas Airlines. Ceased ops on 28/11/13
-
GRJ
2011
2013
Hellas Jet Ceased own ops on 17/1/10, continuing with ACMI leased-in equipment until 30/4/10. AOC revoked on 2/11/10.
HJ
HEJ
2002
2010
Hellenic Imperial Airways AOC suspended on 2/2/12, reinstated 28/2/12. Shut down completely in 10/12.
HT
IMP
2006
2012
Hellenic Star Airways -
HJ
HST
1998
2002
K2 SmartJets -
-
KSJ
2007
2013
Macedonian Airlines Merged into Olympic Airlines from 12/12/03, effective 4/04.
MC
MCS
1992
2004
Minoan Air Started operations in 6/12. Suspended services on 29/9/15.
-
MAV
2011
2015
Olympic Airlines Closed down all ops on 28/9/09 in favour of Pantheon Airways dba Olympic Air. All assets disposed by liquidator
OP
OAL
2003
2009
Olympic Airways Formed 4/56 by taking over assets from definct TAE. Renamed 6/4/57 and nationalized in 1975. Expected to be privatized with Greek government keeping a 49% share: project launched in 2002, later cancelled. Reorganized and renamed 12/12/03 to Olympic Airlines.
OA
OAL
1956
2003
Sky Greece Started ops on 19/6/14. Halted services on 25/8/15 and filed for bankrupcy protection on 3/9/15
GW
SGR
2012
2015
Skywings Airlines AOC suspended on 7/10/12 and ceased operations
ND
GSW
2005
2012
Viking Hellas Airlines Formed by Viking Airlines, Sweden as feeder carriers from Cyprus to Athens, using AOC from its parent company. Renamed Fly Hellas effective 1/5/11.
VQ
VKH
2009
2011

Airline hull loss accidents in Greece
Date
Airline Aircraft type Reg. Location Fatal
Cat.
02-Feb-15 Sky Express BAe 4100 Jetstream 41 SX-DIA Rhodes/Parad... 0 crashed
12-Feb-09 Sky Express BAe 3102 Jetstream 31 SX-SKY Heraklion-N.... 0 crashed
14-Aug-05 Helios Airways Boeing 737-31S 5B-DBY near Grammatikos 121 crashed
04-Jul-00 Malev Tupolev 154B-2 HA-LCR Thessaloniki... 0 crashed
28-Jul-99 Kal Aviation Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III SX-BGG near Rhodes/Parad... 0 crashed
17-Dec-97 Lvovskie avialinii, op.for AeroSvit Airlines Yakovlev 42 UR-42334 near Thessaloniki 70 crashed
12-Aug-97 Olympic Airways Boeing 727-230 SX-CBI Thessaloniki... 0 crashed
02-May-97 Olympic Aviation Dornier 228-201 SX-BHG Paros Airpor... 0 crashed
24-Mar-92 Golden Star Air Cargo Boeing 707-321C ST-ALX near Athens-Ellin... 7 crashed
03-Aug-89 Olympic Aviation Shorts 330-200 SX-BGE near Samos Airpor... 34 crashed
06-Oct-84 Grondmet Handels Cessna 500 Citation I OE-FAP near Skiathos Air... 0 crashed
07-Oct-79 Swissair DC-8-62 HB-IDE Athens-Ellin... 14 crashed
23-Nov-76 Olympic Airways NAMC YS-11A-500 SX-BBR near Kozani-Phili... 50 crashed
21-Oct-72 Olympic Airways NAMC YS-11A-500 SX-BBQ near Athens-Ellin... 37 crashed
05-Nov-70 Olympic Airways Douglas DC-6B SX-DAI Kerkyra Airp... 0 crashed
08-Dec-69 Olympic Airways Douglas DC-6B SX-DAE near Athens 90 crashed
10-Mar-66 TMA Douglas DC-6A OD-AEL Mt Parnon 5 crashed
24-Aug-60 Don Everall Aviation Vickers 634 Viking 1B G-AMNK near Heraklion-N.... 3 crashed
02-Nov-59 Ariana Afghan Airlines Douglas C-47A (DC-3) YA-AAD     unknown
29-Oct-59 Olympic Airways Douglas C-47A (DC-3) SX-BAD near Avlon Attiki 19 crashed
06-Jun-49 TAE Douglas C-47A (DC-3) SX-BAI near Athens 22 crashed
23-Apr-49 TAE Douglas C-47A (DC-3) SX-BAF Athens-Hassa... 0 crashed
21-Dec-48 CSA Douglas C-47A (DC-3) OK-WDN near Pilos 24 crashed
26-Oct-47 AB Aerotransport Douglas DC-4-1009 SE-BBG Mount Hymettus 44 crashed
03-Sep-47 Hellenic Airlines Douglas C-47A (DC-3) SX-BAB Voula 3 crashed
21-Feb-44 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers Ju-52/3m D-AWAS near Euboea 16 crashed
14-Aug-43 Nucleo Comunicazioni Avio Linee Savoia-Marchetti SM-75 bis I-BETA near Rhodes 17 crashed
01-Oct-37 Imperial Airways Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat Mk I G-ADVC Faliro Bay 3 crashed
28-Dec-36 Imperial Airways Short S.8 Calcutta G-EBVG Mirabellou G... 0 destroyed
22-Aug-36 Imperial Airways Short S.17 Kent G-ABFA Mirabella Ba... 2 crashed

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