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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

Emirates Expands Free Inflight WiFi Offering

Emirates has made its popular free inflight WiFi service now available to all Emirates Skywards Platinum and Gold members.

Three Airlines, Two Operators Handling Bulk of Tourists to Greece

Two tour operators and three airlines handle the bulk of travelers interested in Greece this summer, according to the Hellenic Slot Coordination Authority.

E-device Ban on US-Bound Flights Easing Off

A US ban prohibiting any electronic devices larger than a smartphone on inbound flights from 10 Middle East and North Africa airports appears to be easing off.

KLM to Continue Athens – Amsterdam Morning Flight

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced that it will continue to operate the morning flight between Athens and Amsterdam, as part of its winter schedule.

Aerolíneas Argentinas Appoints Discover the World as GSA in Greece, Cyprus

Aerolíneas Argentinas, the national carrier of Argentina, has appointed Discover the World as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Greece and Cyprus.

Austrian Airlines Opens Priority Check-in Zone at Vienna Airport

Austrian Airlines recently announced the opening of its own priority check-in zone at the Vienna International Airport for premium customers.

Ryanair Connects Athens to 17 Destinations via Milan and Rome

Ryanair is launching a new air service from Athens to Bergamo Airport, Milan, offering its passengers an expanded route choice to Italy and Spain.

EC Takes Action for Open and Connected Aviation Markets

In efforts to safeguard competition, facilitate investments and boost efficiency in aviation, the European Commission has announced new measures as part of its Aviation Strategy for Europe.

SWISS Dedicates New Aircraft to Romandy Citizens

Aiming to strengthen its presence in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, SWISS added an CS300 in its Geneva fleet and commissioned a special livery.

Passenger Numbers in Greek Airports Up in January-May

Passenger traffic via Greek airports increased by 8.4 percent during the first five months of 2017 compared to the same period last year.
Posted On 14 Jun 2017

‘AirHelp’ Announces Top Airports, Airlines for 2017

Singapore Airlines and Singapore Changi Airport hold the top spot in AirHelp’s AirScore ratings for 2017 in the airlines and airport categories.

Marine Tours: What Passengers of Qatar Airways Need to Know

Marine Tours is providing its customers, especially sea tourism professionals, with essential information on Qatar Airways' flights and booking policies due to recent developments.