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Henley Index Ranks Greek Passport Among World’s Strongest 

The Greek passport is among the strongest in the world, ranked 7th with Japan’s passport in the lead, according to the 2019 Henley Passport Index.

AirHelp: The ’10 Commandments’ of Air Travel

Legal services provider AirHelp has released its 10 commandments of air travel that travelers always need to remember in case their flight is disrupted.

‘Digi.travel’ to Discuss IATA’s NDC, Hospitality Issues

IATA's NDC program and the future of hotels in the digital era will be among the main topics of the Digi.travel EMEA Conference & Expo 2018 in Athens.

Sabre: The Whole Air Travel Industry is on a Journey

Sabre CEO Sean Menke analyzes the most powerful disruptions and shifts in the global travel industry.
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IATA Expects Air Passenger Traffic to Double by 2037

Air passenger numbers are expected to double to 8.2 billion in the next 20 years boosting aviation to new heights and creating some 100 million jobs globally, according to IATA.

Travelport Paving Way for New NDC Era: Single Access Travel

Travelport aims to simplify the NDC API transition ensuring airlines, travel agencies, corporations and TMCs reach out faster to their customers.

Travelport LIVE 2018: To The Traveler of Tomorrow – You Will Be Your Passport

Travelport LIVE 2018 in Rome, this week, examined "Embracing the New Normal in Travel Tech” and concluded that there’s only one way, and that’s forward.

IATA Symposium to Explore New Era of Airline Retailing

Preparing for the new era of airline retailing will be discussed at IATA's Airline Industry Retailing Symposium (AIRS) in Rome during October 23-25.

Primera Air Ceases Activity, Hundreds of Passengers Affected

Danish budget airline Primera Air, which also served a number of Greek destinations, declared bankruptcy leaving passengers stranded around the world.

WTTC: Action Needed to Maintain Europe’s Travel & Tourism Competitiveness

The WTTC has called for action to maintain Europe’s travel and tourism competitiveness, during its first Europe Leaders Forum in Lisbon, Portugal.

IATA: Air Traveler Numbers Reach New Heights in 2017

The number of air passengers worldwide reached 4.1 billion for the first time in 2017, an increase of 7.3 percent over 2016, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA’s 1st Global Airport & Passenger Meet to Explore Flying Experience

Improving the overall flying experience on the ground and in the air will be the focus of the 1st Global Airport and Passenger Symposium (GAPS), which will take place in October, in Athens.

Amadeus Aiming to Create ‘Live Travel Space’ to Deliver Better Journeys – Interview with Christian Baillet

Amadeus' Christian Baillet speaks to GTP on the company's innovative plans to offer the best possible travel experience.

WTTC and IATA Join Forces for Biometrics Use

WTTC and IATA have agreed to partner, in efforts to achieve a seamless passenger experience through the use of biometrics technology.

Henley Index: Japan Passport World’s Most Powerful

Japan’s passport is the most powerful with holders enjoying access to the highest number of countries in the world, according to the 2018 Henley Passport Index.

Maroulis Travel Marks 40 Years of Safety and Quality in Tourist Transport

Enjoying the trust of over 950,000 travelers each year, tourism transport services provider Maroulis Travel SA celebrates 40 years of presence in the Greek market.

WTTC: Tourism and Travel Accounts for 1 in 5 New Jobs in 2017

Travel and tourism accounted for some 7 million new jobs globally in 2017 or one in five, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

IATA: January Air Passenger Demand Growth Slows on Temporary Factors

Global passenger traffic in January 2018 rose by 4.6 percent compared to the same period in 2017, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said.

Sabre Granted NDC Level 3 Capability as IT Provider by IATA

Sabre Corporation has been recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as an NDC Level 3 capable IT provider.

Over 250 Airlines Benefit from Travelport’s ‘Rich Content and Branding’ Tool

Over 250 airlines now benefit from Travelport's Rich Content and Branding merchandising tool which gives agencies and travel bookers a graphically rich experience when searching for and booking branded fares and ancillaries.