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Athens Airport Management Plans to Invest €400m in Upgrades

Athens International Airport's operator has announced plans to put 400 million euros into the upgrade of the airport, over the next five years.

Greek Airports Record Surge in Nine-Month Passenger Traffic

An additional 4.1 million passengers have gone through Greece’s airports so far this year compared to the first nine months of 2016, the Hellenic Civil Aviation Administration (HCAA) said.

GRA Study: Airline Consolidation Limits Competition, Consumer Choice

Airline consolidation decreases consumer choice and negatively affects competition in the industry, according to a report released by aviation economists GRA.

Lufthansa – Air Berlin Deal Raises Concerns

Lufthansa was to officially confirm that it had inked a deal for parts of Air Berlin, raising in the meantime concerns by the International Airlines Group.
Posted On 13 Oct 2017

Hurricane Irma: Florida Airports Halt Flights

A number of airports in Florida have announced flight suspensions due to Hurricane Irma, dubbed the most powerful Atlantic storm in a decade.
Posted On 09 Sep 2017

Hurricane Irma Causes Travel Disruption in the US

Air travel is expected to be affected in the US following official hurricane warnings issued for Florida by the National Hurricane Center late Thursday.
Posted On 08 Sep 2017

ERA Calls for EU-UK Aviation Agreement Before Brexit Negotiation Deadline

ERA has released its position paper on Brexit, detailing its standpoint on the future air transport relationship between the EU and the UK.
Posted On 07 Sep 2017

Etihad Airways and Aerolíneas Argentinas Announce Codeshare Partnership

Etihad Airways and Aerolíneas Argentinas have entered into a codeshare agreement to provide customers with new connections via Rome and Madrid to Argentina.

More Flights to Connect Athens with Moscow

Greece and Russia have agreed to boost flights between Athens and Moscow by up to 35 weekly, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reports.
Posted On 30 Aug 2017

AirHelp Assesses Greek Airports Under Fraport Management

Legal services provider AirHelp has proceeded with the assessment of 14 regional airports in Greece run by Fraport for the June 15 - August 16 period.
Posted On 30 Aug 2017

Air China to Link Beijing with Athens in September

Air China will be connecting Athens with Beijing as of September 30 with two direct flights per week, the Chinese embassy said this week.
Posted On 29 Aug 2017

Aviation Safety Authority Orders Emergency Software Revision on Airbus A350

The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued an emergency directive for airlines operating the Airbus A350, warning of a potential fuel tank ignition.

IATA: Air Travel Marks Fastest First-half Growth in 12 Years

Demand for travel is back on track, according to IATA, as demand in June increased by 7.8% against the same period last year.
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

Air Links with New Markets Top Kountoura-Fraport Talks

Connecting Greece with new markets was at the center of talks between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Fraport’s CEO Alexander Zinell.
Posted On 11 Aug 2017

Skyros Port Fund Raises Questions Over Waterway Delays

The Skyros Port Fund is calling on the government to assign the long-delayed waterway projects to the shipping, tourism and transport ministries.

S. Aegean Region Spurs Waterway Projects as Japan’s Mitsui Eyes Seaplane Market

South Aegean authorities are pressing for waterway projects to resume as Japan’s Mitsui eyes Greece's seaplane market.
Posted On 26 Jul 2017

Athens Int’l Airport Bolsters Handling Capacity 

Athens International Airport (AIA) has boosted its handling capacity to 26 million passengers following an ongoing upgrade budgeted at 35 million euros.
Posted On 25 Jul 2017

Emirates, Flydubai Announce Extensive Partnership

Emirates and flydubai announced an extensive partnership, which aims to provide customers with more travel options and accelerate growth for both airlines.

Tourism Minister Says Greek Summer ‘Fully Booked’

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said this week that she expects most destinations to be fully booked in the upcoming period.
Posted On 24 Jul 2017

Ryanair Eyes Alitalia, Says it Made ‘Non-binding Offer’

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has made "a non-binding offer" for Italian airline Alitalia, the company said on Monday.
Posted On 24 Jul 2017