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Additional Flights To ATH For Olympics? KL 744!  
User currently offlinePW100 From Netherlands, joined Jan 2002, 2374 posts, RR: 11
Posted (10 years 8 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2466 times:

ATH will most likely see a tremendous amount of traffic in the summer months gearing up for the Olympic Games.

KLM will operate two additional daily rotations to ATH for the summer Olympics, including a daily 744 AMS-ATH-AMS, and a daily 737. This in addition to the usual three daily 737 rotations.

What other flights are anticipated from your local airport to ATH for the Games?

PW100


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User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8894 posts, RR: 12
Reply 1, posted (10 years 8 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2431 times:

Delta will be adding three weekly frequencies on JFK-ATH, using B-767-300 ER equipment.

Jeff


User currently offlineFlairport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 8 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2369 times:

DeltAirlines,
i think that DL needs more flights. There will be a lot of Americans traveling and Delta has been the official airline of the olympics. Not to mention 2 of the past 4 olympics have been at DL hubs!


User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8894 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (10 years 8 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2367 times:

I don't know how many Americans will be travelling to ATH for the games...after all, we have been pretty spoiled, having the Olympics in America seemingly every other time. If anything, the extra passengers might just be ferried via the SkyTeam partner hubs; if demand is there, then we might see double-daily JFK-ATH or some ATL-ATH, but only if there is demand for it.

Jeff


User currently offlineAthenian21 From Germany, joined Oct 2001, 43 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 8 months 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2305 times:

Hi,

Lufthansa will increase its Athens service;

1x DUS-ATH-DUS 733
3x MUC-ATH-MUC 321/320/319
3x FRA-ATH-FRA 300 (as usual, but there are rumours for a forth daily service)

Chris








User currently offlineKlik From Canada, joined Oct 2000, 152 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2160 times:

Delta are not the official carrier of the Olympics: Olympic Airlines/Airways (call them what you want) hold that title this year.

Delta, I believe, are the official sponsor of the US Olympic team...


User currently offlineB4real From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 2629 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2156 times:

I think what is a big problem is the number of hotel rooms in ATH (less of a problem than seats on planes).

They are bringing in like 10 cruise ships to use as hotels. A good use of space, but ATH is a crowded town. Will be interesting.



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