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Olympic Air Cancels Flights Due to Strike

Olympic Air is cancelling scheduled domestic flights due to a strike announced by the Panhellenic Union of Licensed Aeronautical Telecommunications Officers from 24:01 on Tuesday, October 4, until 23:59 on Saturday, October 8.
Posted On 03 Oct 2016

Three Airlines to Fly Greece’s Subsidized Air Routes to Remote Areas

Astra Airlines, Olympic Air and Sky Express will service a number of state-subsidized air routes to remote Greek destinations, according to an announcement by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.
Posted On 30 Sep 2016

AEGEAN, Olympic Air Flights Return to Normal after Civil Aviation Workers Call Off Strike

AEGEAN and Olympic Air flights will fly as scheduled on Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30, after the civil aviation authority personnel (OSYPA) called off their strike on late Wednesday.
Posted On 29 Sep 2016

AEGEAN, Olympic Air Cancel Flights Due to Strike on September 29-30

Flight cancellations have been announced by AEGEAN and Olympic Air for Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30, due to strike action announced by the civil aviation authority personnel (OSYPA).
Posted On 28 Sep 2016

ICAP: Greece’s Airline Market Shows Robust Performance in 2013-2015

Greece’s airline market is seeing steady growth thanks in large part to the improvement of the country’s airport infrastructure and to the expansion of the tourist season, business services group ICAP found in a report.

Greece: Kalamata Airport Closes due to Bad Weather

All flights to and from Kalamata Airport were cancelled on Wednesday for safety reasons due to bad weather.
Posted On 07 Sep 2016

South African Airways Marks US-Ghana Route’s 1-year Birthday

South African Airways (SAA) is celebrating its one-year anniversary of flights between the US and Ghana via its nonstop route launched last year between Accra’s Kotoka International Airport and the Washington, DC - Dulles International Airport.

Passenger Fee at Greek Regional Airports to Increase

A fee imposed on passengers departing from any of the 14 Greek regional airports undertaken by German operator Fraport will be revised to 13 euros.
Posted On 31 Aug 2016

Singapore’s Scoot Comes to Europe: Athens 1st Stop

Singapore Airlines-owned low-cost carrier Scoot will be flying to Europe next June with Athens as its first stop, the company announced on Tuesday.

Fraport Presents New Charges System at Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport

Frankfurt-based transport company Fraport, to manage 14 regional airports across Greece, recently presented a new airport charges system at Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport, which it said will become the company’s flagship.
Posted On 03 Aug 2016

PM Tsipras: Trip to Paros Best Promotion for Greece @ Island Airport Opening

Paros Airport is an important infrastructure project that will contribute to tourism and the economy, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said from the Cycladic island of Paros on Friday during the inauguration of the new airport there.

GNTO to Gauge Traveler Satisfaction at 11 Greek Airports

Aiming to ensure the best quality services are offered to travelers visiting Greece, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) announced this week the launch of a survey across 11 Greek airports, inviting research companies to make their bids for the project.

Cyclades Chamber Urges Winter Thessaloniki-islands Air Service

The Chamber of Cyclades is calling on its members and local entrepreneurs to take the necessary measures so that the islands and particularly Syros, where it is headquartered, remain connected with Thessaloniki in upcoming winter months.

South African Airways Launches Jet Flying on Biofuel

South African Airways (SAA) launched the first passenger jet in Africa to use biofuels, earlier this month as part of its plan to become the most environmentally sustainable airline group in the world.

Update 4: Athens, Paris Flights Cancelled Due to Air France Strike

Air France cabin crew have called a week-long strike, cancelling approximately 30 percent of domestic and medium-haul flights and 10 percent of long-haul flights through to Tuesday. Flights to European destinations, North Africa and Israel will be affected, as well as some routes...

New Carrier Naxosair to Serve Greek Isles in 2017?

A new carrier based in Austria and connecting European cities with the Greek isle of Naxos as well as surrounding island destinations is set to take off in 2017, according to media reports.

Five-star Skytrax Rating for Hainan Airlines… Again

Adding another distinction to its roster, Hainan Airlines represented by Discover the World Greece & Cyprus was awarded Skytrax Certified 5-Star Airline Rating earlier this month for the sixth consecutive year.

Incoming Tourism to Rhodes on Upward Trend

The Dodecanese island of Rhodes is seeing tourism traffic gain momentum with a 9.15 percent increase in the number of incoming charter flights in June and an even greater rise expected for July.

First Flight from New Paros Airport to Take Off on July 25

The new airport of Paros, expected to handle four times the traffic and contribute to an increase in tourism, strengthen the local economy and create new jobs, is set to open its doors and be fully operational on July 25.
Posted On 13 Jul 2016

Hey Traveler, After UK EU Dropout Think About This…

Brexit and its repercussions is all over the news after last Thursday’s decision by UK voters to leave the EU behind and go it alone. But what can a traveler to much-loved London and other British destinations now expect?
Posted On 27 Jun 2016