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Patra Waterway Gets Go-ahead, Seeking Operator

The waterway in Patra is now the third to receive approval, paving the way for the launch of an invitation of interest in order to find the contractor who will take over its operation.

Turkish Airlines Inaugurates ‘Stopover’ Service in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines is offering a "Stopover" service in Istanbul, for transfer passengers departing from Pakistan and having more than 20 hours connecting time, before arriving in the US or Schengen Countries.

Chinese Carriers Seeking to Offer Direct Beijing-Athens Flights

Air China and China Eastern Airlines are expected to introduce direct flights to Athens, according to Piraeus Port Authority Managing Director Fu Cheng Qiu.

SWISS to Increase Flight Offer to Greece in Summer 2017

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has announced plans to increase the frequency of routes from Switzerland to Greece for summer 2017.

Austrian Airlines Upgrades Onboard Digital Services

Austrian Airlines has launched onboard Internet services and is also working on a digital entertainment program, soon to be available on mobile devices.

Negative Workers’ Vote Leads Alitalia to Bankruptcy Proceedings

Alitalia is set to launch bankruptcy proceedings after employees voted against job and salary cuts, which were part of a rescue scheme to salvage the airline.

Alitalia to Launch First Ever Direct Flights to the Maldives

Alitalia will launch its first ever scheduled direct flights between Italy and the Maldives on October 31 to meet the increasing demand of the winter season.

Hong Kong Airlines Signs Codeshare Agreement with Asiana

Hong Kong Airlines and Asiana Airlines have entered into a codeshare partnership, offering passengers additional flights between Hong Kong and Seoul.

Avianca Brasil Launches Direct Flights to the US and Chile

Avianca Brazil will offer direct, daily services from Sao Paulo to Miami and Santiago with newly delivered A330-200 aircraft. Tickets to and from the United States are on sale.

Turkish Airlines Expands Network, Inaugurates New Services

Turkish Airlines is expanding its network to new destinations in Russia and Ukraine and introducing new, quality services to passengers,

Air Serbia Receives 2017 Аirline Мarket Leader Аward

Air Serbia was recognized as the 2017 Airline Market Leader at the Air Transport World annual awards in recognition of its innovative products and services and the introduction of transatlantic flights to New York.

‘Spatosimo’ Air Passenger Fee Now €12 for All Greek Airports

An amendment tabled in Parliament brings changes to a fee, known as the 'spatosimo', imposed on airline tickets of passengers travelling from Greek airports.

Ryanair Urges UK to Secure Flying Rights with EU Ahead of Brexit

Ryanair has called on the UK government to put aviation at the forefront of its negotiations with the EU and provide a coherent post-Brexit plan.

Interview – Andreas Christodoulides: ‘Zela Aviation Aims to Exceed Customer Expectations in Air Chartering Industry’

Zela Aviation's founder, Andreas Christodoulides, talks to GTP about the company's role, accomplishments and future plans in the air transport industry.

Ryanair Launches Winter Plan, Four New Thessaloniki Flights

Ryanair announced the launch of its 2017 Thessaloniki winter schedule which includes four new routes to Bratislava, Eindhoven, Memmingen and Naples.

Greece – India Air Services Agreement Paves Way for Tighter Tourism, Trade Ties

An Air Services Agreement signed between India and Greece, paves the way for further cooperation in trade and tourism by enhancing air connectivity.

Ionian Islands: New Flights Announced for Summer 2017

A number of new flights from abroad to the Ionian Islands, which include favorites Corfu, Kefalonia and Zakynthos, were announced for this summer by the Region of the Ionian Islands on Thursday.

Promise of Greek Summer Attracts New Flights

As summer draws near all the more airlines are introducing new flights, adding more seats or boosting the frequency of their existing routes to destinations in Greece aiming to secure a piece of the growing market.

Committee for Coordination of Air and Sea Transport in Greece Announced

A committee for the coordination of air and sea transport in Greece will be set up to ensure that remote islands remain connected with the mainland.

US Airlines Up in Arms Over Emirates NY Flights Via Athens

Three US airlines are calling on new President Donald Trump to stop Emirates' decision to offer a daily year-round flight from Dubai to New York via Athens.