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Aegean Completes Acquisition Of Olympic Air

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines signed a definitive agreement with Marfin Investment Group to acquire Olympic Air on 23 October. The transfer of 100 percent of Olympic Air shares was completed the same day.

Kefalogianni Meets With European Commission Task Force for Greece

Greece has made significant reforms in recent months to the tourism sector that aim to solve chronic problems, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni informed the head of the European Commission Task Force for Greece, Horst Reichenbach.

“Navarino Challenge” Marathon In Greece’s Peloponnese Wraps Up With Great Success

The first "Navarino Challenge" marathon led by Greek-American ultramarathon man Dean Karnazes successfully wrapped up last week in Messinia and Arcadia, two Greek regions in the Peloponnese.

GNTO Promotes Evia As All Year Round Destination

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) in collaboration with the Region of Evia recently held a workshop for the promotion of Evia as a four season destination to the Benelux market.

Starwood To Hold Bike Ride In Athens To Support UNISEF

Grande Bretagne - Exterior NightAthens-based hotels Grande Bretagne and King George will support the Starwood EAME Road to Awareness (R2A) fundraising program for children next month.

Etihad Airways, Korean Air Expand Code Share Agreement

Etihad Airways has expanded its code share agreement with Korean Air, South Korea's largest airline, to include six new destinations.

Aegean, Olympic Air Present Plans For Remote Greek Island Routes

Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air recently presented their plans that will follow the merge of the two companies, during a meeting with 32 representatives from 15 Greek remote islands that has air routes covered by Olympic Air.

Emirates SkyCargo Named “Overall Carrier Of The Year”

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has bolstered its position as a leading global player in air cargo industry by winning the "Overall Carrier Of The Year" award at the Payload Asia Awards 2013.