Last summer I helped a Greek fellow teacher at my school book her trip to visit family in Athens. She would call Delta and use her miles, but she always liked to have an itinerary, as she said, "I always get better service when I know the flight numbers ahead of time".
She asked for Olympic's domestic schedule
for Athens - Channia, Channia - Thessaloniki, and Thessaloniki - Athens. I provided them for her, as she preferred to buy her plane tickets in Greece.
When she got back, she gave me a trip report. She told me, "NOBODY in Greece flies Olympic domestically - it's the most nightmarishly run operation in all of Greece! My family wouldn't let me fly them under any circumstances. Instead they brought me to Aegean Airlines, and the service was just incredible! Just on domestic flights, I got a snack and a VERY comfortable seat on the plane!!"
Yes, I will be helping her again for her travels for this summer...nice that she can go SAN
rather than adding another stop at JFK
...and of course, she will be flying Aegean again!
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