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Eurogroup: Transport and Tourism to Receive Economic Coronavirus Response

Transport and tourism are among the severely affected sectors in the EU that are to receive liquidity support to tackle the economic impact of the coronavirus.

EU Commission Proposes 30-day Schengen Zone Shutdown

The European Commission has proposed a ban on foreign nationals entering the 22-state Schengen open border zone in efforts to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

KEPE: Scenarios for Covid-19 Impact on Greek Economy

Greece’s Centre of Planning & Economic Research (KEPE) has presented three scenarios on the impact the coronavirus may have on the Greek economy.

CAPA: Most World Airlines Will Go Bankrupt By End of May

By the end of May 2020, most airlines in the world will be bankrupt due to the coronavirus pandemic, unless governments and the industry take action immediately, according to CAPA - Centre for Aviation.

Covid-19 Takes Toll on Transport in Greece

Greek authorities are thinking of banning travel from Germany, France and the UK in efforts to contain the further spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Covid-19: Airline Alliances Expect ‘Ripple Effect’ in Industry

Oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance expect the impact of the coronavirus pandemic to have a ripple effect through the value chain that supports the airline industry and are requesting for governments to alleviate the unprecedented challenges.

Stringent Safety Measures at Greek Super Markets

Greek super markets have started implementing tighter safety precautions in efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

AirDNA: Covid-19 Hits Short-term Rental Market

The first signs of Covid-19’s effect on the short-term rental market have emerged with thousands of cancelations worldwide, according to AirDNA.

Greek Property Owners and Airbnb Hosts Offer Shelter to Medical Staff

The members of the Greek Property Managers Association (PASIDA), which includes owners of Airbnb-style rentals, are offering their properties for free to newly-hired medical staff in need of accommodation.

Trainose: Train Tickets Usable Within 1 Year from Issue Date

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Greece's railway service operator Trainose is giving passengers the opportunity to exchange already booked tickets with travel vouchers valid for one year.

Ryanair May Ground All Flights Due to Covid-19 Virus

Ryanair expects to reduce its seat capacity by up to 80 percent for April and May and informed that a full grounding of its fleet cannot be ruled out.

Cyprus Airways Suspends Flights Until April 30

Cyprus Airways is suspending its flight schedule until the end of April due to the coronavirus pandemic.

SWISS Takes Half of Fleet Out of Service

SWISS has temporarily grounded half of its aircraft making up the short-haul and long-haul fleets, due to the coronavirus crisis.

Airbnb Allows No Penalty Cancellations to Bookings

Airbnb has activated its Extenuating Circumstances Policy that allows hosts and guests affected by COVID-19 to cancel bookings with no charge or penalty.