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Athens Among Winning Cities In Bloomberg Mayors Challenge

Athens, Greece, is one of the five winners in the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ 2014 Mayors Challenge, a competition to inspire cities to generate innovative ideas that solve major challenges and improve city life, and that ultimately can spread to other cities.

Kefalogianni: Safeguards Are Needed For Greek Businessmen, Russian Tourists

Safeguards must be developed for Greek businessmen and Russian tourists in the event of a tour operator going bankrupt, Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said on 17 September when referring to the wave of collapses among tour operators in Russia this summer.

Ryanair To Fly To Nine Destinations From Athens In Summer 2015

Ryanair has announced its Athens 2015 summer schedule that includes three new routes and increased frequencies on three other routes.

Greece To Nominate Archaeological Site Of Philippi For UNESCO’s World Heritage Site Status

By 30 September the Greek Culture Ministry will submit a nomination proposal to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) with the purpose of having the Archaeological site of Philippi be placed on the list of World Heritage sites.

Athens, Greece, To Get Bicycle Lane

By the end of 2015, a 27-kilometer bicycle lane should be running through the streets of Athens, according to a recent announcement by Greek Environment Minister Yiannis Maniatis and Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Qatar Airways Takes Delivery Of Its First Airbus A380

Qatar Airways recently took delivery of its highly anticipated first A380.

Emirates, Jetstar Expand Codeshare On More Routes

Emirates and Jetstar have announced the expansion of their codeshare and frequent flyer relationship, to 30 routes across the Asia Pacific region providing more choice to Emirates customers.