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Aegean, Sky Express & Astra Flying Stranded Students Back to Athens

Aegean Airlines, Sky Express and Astra stepped in with temporary flights to bring back students from the island of Crete who were stranded there due to an ongoing strike by Greek seamen.

Cyprus Airways Back in Action with New Airbus

Adorned with an olive branch, the symbol of Cyprus, the country’s re-launched carrier Cyprus Airways is set to begin operations soon after receiving its first aircraft and securing its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by the end of the year.

Lufthansa Pilot Strike Extended, Hundreds of Flights Cancelled

German airline Lufthansa has announced the cancellation of 912 flights scheduled for Thursday, as the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) union has extended its strike action by another 24 hours.
Posted On 23 Nov 2016

Qatar Launches New Free Four-day Transit Visa

Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism Authority have announced that a new transit visa scheme, which allows passengers with layovers of five hours or more in Hamad International Airport to request a complimentary transit visa, has gone into effect as of November.
Posted On 15 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: New Flights to Greece in Summer 2017

A number of new flight routes from the UK to popular destinations in Greece are expected to launch for summer 2017, according to information provided at the World Travel Market (WTM) London.
Posted On 08 Nov 2016

Lufthansa Group Q3 Profits Up Amid Challenges

Lufthansa Group reported improved profits for the third quarter of the year despite the challenging market conditions, the company said last week.

Greek Aviation Body: Call for Interest in 10 Air Routes to Remote Areas

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority has announced a call for interest in 10 air routes to remote areas in Greece for the April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2021 period.
Posted On 26 Oct 2016

Fraport Unveils Plans for Macedonia Airport, Aims to Boost Traffic by 47%

German airport operator Fraport recently unveiled ambitious plans for the makeover of the Macedonia Airport in Thessaloniki.
Posted On 20 Oct 2016

IATA Chief Reveals Vision for Enhanced Air Travel

More efficient and less intrusive security checks, enriched air travel shopping options, a single order record to include all reference numbers for the trip, accurate real-time information and single identity verification are just some of the International Air Transport...
Posted On 20 Oct 2016

Greece Flights Back On After Strike Called Off

Airlines have reinstated flights that were planned to be cancelled on Sunday and Monday, after the union of Greek air traffic controllers pulled its planned strike action.
Posted On 08 Oct 2016

Greek Air Traffic Controllers Suspend 4-day Strike

Greek air traffic controllers have suspended strike action, planned to begin on Sunday, after meeting with Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis.
Posted On 08 Oct 2016

Greek Tourism Sector Urges Air Traffic Controllers to Suspend 4-day Strike

Key figures of the Greek tourism sector on Saturday called for the country's air traffic controllers to suspend announced strike action.
Posted On 08 Oct 2016

Airlines to Cancel Flights Due to Strike by Greek Air Traffic Controllers

Flights to and from Greece are being cancelled due to strike action announced by the country's air traffic controllers.
Posted On 07 Oct 2016

Greek Air Traffic Controllers Announce Strike Action

Greece’s air traffic controllers have announced that they will begin four 24-hour rolling strikes on Sunday in protest over a draft law regarding changes to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.
Posted On 06 Oct 2016

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