Marathon Airlines Recognized by European Regions Airline Association (ERA) for Successful ACMI Operations

Athens, Greece – June 26, 2024 – Marathon Airlines is proud to announce that the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) has recognized our recent successful ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, and Insurance) operations. This acknowledgment by ERA (read it here) underscores our dedication to continuous improvement and excellence in regional aviation services.

Following a challenging period, Marathon Airlines has implemented significant safety and operational enhancements to ensure the highest standards of service and reliability. The recognition by ERA serves as a testament to the effectiveness of these measures and our unwavering commitment to providing safe and reliable air transport solutions to our airline partners.

We are honored to receive this recognition from ERA,” said Andreas Kaiafas, CEO of Marathon Airlines. “This endorsement reflects our relentless efforts to enhance our operational capabilities and deliver exceptional service to our clients. We are grateful for the support from ERA and remain committed to contributing to the growth and success of the regional aviation sector.

In the past few months, Marathon Airlines has taken several proactive steps to improve its safety protocols and operational efficiency. The recognition by ERA not only highlights the progress Marathon Airlines has made but also serves as a motivation to continue striving for excellence in all aspects of our operations.

We look forward to building on this achievement and further strengthening our collaboration with ERA and other industry partners,” added Andreas Kaiafas. “Together, we can drive the regional aviation industry forward and achieve new heights of success.


About Marathon Airlines

Marathon Airlines offers an all-Embraer jet fleet of E-175, E-190, E-195, and Legacy aircraft, catering to ACMI needs ranging from 88 to 118 seats. Beyond scheduled services, Marathon Airlines provides ad-hoc charters for corporate clients, group travel, and sports teams. The company’s ACMI solutions address diverse airline requirements, including seasonal capacity increases, new route launches, and unforeseen Aircraft On Ground (AOG) situations.

In 2023 alone, Marathon Airlines transported over half a million passengers through more than 7,200 flights, demonstrating its commitment to excellence and reliability. The company is a member of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) and the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA).

About ERA

ERA (European Regions Airline Association) is a non-profit trade association representing the European aviation industry.

Its strength and influence spans more than three decades, since its inception ERA has developed and grown in size and reputation to represent 50 airlines and over 140 service providers including airframe and engine manufacturers, airports, suppliers and service providers from all over Europe. By working together ERA member companies have become a well-respected and established voice of the industry. Through its shared knowledge and experience ERA is able to offer its members an invaluable means of helping identify and address common challenges.

ERA works on behalf of its members to represent their interests before Europe’s major regulatory bodies. The association also bring members together to exchange information and learn from each other through different events and forums for members to meet. A major role for ERA is to raise the profile and importance of regional air transport to the economic and social development of Europe and this is undertaken through lobbying and communication campaigns.


Media Contact:

Antonios Tsagkaratos
Marketing & Communication Manager
Marathon Airlines
+30 210 9607 400