BRU (iata code)Brussels airport

from Brussels to Athens

Olympic airlines seems to be flying a Boeing 737-400 at least once a day and often twice (morning and evening) between Brussels and Athens in 2009. But this airline ceased operations in 2009. So in 2010 you fly with Olympic Air and they serve a nice lunch.

Lunch with Olympic Air
above: lunch with Olympic Air in 2010

Below: an Olympic Boeing 737-400 just before landing at Brussels Airport (BRU) in 2009
Olympic airlines Boeing 737

August 2009 Olympic still flies 13 of these Boeing 737-400 (with 150 seats). It's the core of their jet fleet. They hardly operate anything else except the ATR turboprops, as the long haul operations with 4 Airbus A340-300 (with 295 seats) ceased.

The Olympic Boeing 737-400 have a maximum range of 3.148 km.

But then in october 2009 these Olympic Airlines Boeing 737-400 no longer fly the route Athens-Brussels. A new airline has taken over: Olympic Air. So after Olympic Airways, we had Olympic Airlines, and then in 2009 came Olympic Air. And they brought their A319 to Brussels.

AEGEAN is also active on the route with their Airbus A320 airliners in 2009. The Airbus A320 with a maximum range of 5.556 km is the core of the Aegean fleet with 17 of these airliners. They have 168 seats. Their 4 A321 have 195 seats. In 2009 Aegean also flies 6 Avro RJ-100 with 112 seats.

For a Saturday-Sunday citytrip the Aegean flights don't seen very attractive in winter 2010.

Brussels airlines

Brussels airlines offers flights between Brussels Zaventem Airport (BRU) and Athens (ATH) in the Summer of 2009. Some of the Brussels airlines flights are operated by Aegean Air.

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