|Commenced operations||February 2014|
|Parent company||Mouzenidis Group|
|Headquarters||Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece|
|Key people||I. Mouzenidis, CEO Thanos Pascalis|
The new airline was established on 19 February 2013 and its first flight was operated in February 2014. The name Ellinair is a combination of the words "Έλλην" (Ellin - "Greek") and "air". The company is a member of Mouzenidis Group, and it was created to serve the high volume of tourists, mainly from Russia, who visit Greece by Mouzenidis Travel. In October 2014, Ellinair flights were incorporated in all the Global Distribution Systems (GDSs) to ensure accessibility to all tourist agencies. On 15 June 2015, Ellinair launched new domestic routes from Athens and Thessaloniki.
As of 2020[update] Ellinair operates scheduled flights to 32 destinations. Ellinair mainly operates direct flights from its main base at Thessaloniki International Airport and from Athens International Airport with additional direct flights to international destinations from Corfu International Airport and Heraklion International Airport during the summer leisure season.
Ellinair codeshares with the following airline:
During the summer season, Ellinair operates several A320s, performing charter services in association with major tour operators. The charter flights connect popular holiday destinations in Greece to Italy, Poland, Israel, Russia, Austria, Germany, Ukraine and other countries.
As of September 2020, the Ellinair fleet consists of the following aircraft:
Other than the current aircraft, Ellinair also operated the following types:
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