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Argo Travel Launches B2B Travel Portal

Argo Travel, one of the very first travel agencies in Greece approved and certified by IATA, recently designed and launched a new B2B website, providing players in the travel trade with professional and reliable travel-related services.

Passenger Traffic Drops In June, H1N1 Also To Blame

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently announced that international air passenger traffic fell by 7.2 percent in June when compared to the same month in 2008. However, the drop in international passenger demand was a slight improvement on the 9.3 percent fall...

Continental Airlines Completes Travel Agent Seminar

Continental Airlines recently completed its second educational seminar at Athens International Airport for representatives from some of the biggest travel agents and tour operators in Greece.

IATA Partners with Solar Airplane Project

The International Airline Transport Association announced it has become an institutional partner of Solar Impulse, the solar airplane project that will fly around the world with no fuel and zero emissions. The agreement was signed by the president of Solar Impulse, Bertrand...

IATA Predicts Traffic Growth Set to Slow

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently released full-year traffic results for 2007. The results show international passenger traffic demand grew 7.4 percent for the year 2007 that is a considerable increase from the 5.9 percent increase recorded in 2006. In...

IATA Launches New Portal

The International Air Transport Association recently launched www.iatatravelcentre.com, a new portal to inform passengers and offer personalized advice for travel planning and trip preparation.

IATA Survey Shows Airline Passengers Want More Self-Service

The International Air Transport Association reported that the results of its 2007 corporate air travel survey showed that passengers overwhelmingly saw value in new technologies to simplify the travel process. Some 10,000 travelers participated in the survey, which revealed that...

Privacy of Passenger Data At Issue

As we go to press, a new agreement has not been reached between the EU and the U.S. on the transfer of airline passenger name records (PNR) to the U.S. government.

Smaller Airlines Preferred By Travelers

It looks like the average flyer believes that the smaller airlines are safer than the big named companies. September's passenger load factor figures were down for Greece's largest airline, state-owned Olympic Airways, as well as major international carriers out of Athens, but...

Travel Agents Blame Government For Tourism Arrival Decrease

Because government employees can not do their job properly and because government is unable or unwilling to give the proper incentive or education to rectify the matter, Greece loses billions of drachmas in precious tourism foreign exchange, says Yiannis Evangelou, president of...

Qantas to Require Covid-19 Vaccination on All Int’l Flights

Pre-flight Covid-19 vaccination will be a “necessity” for passengers wishing to fly internationally with Qantas, according to the airline’s CEO.

Greece on List of Top 10 European Countries Ranked by Flight Cancellations

Greece is included on a list of the top 10 European countries ranked by recent flight cancellations released by Mabrian Technologies.

ETC Gives Strong Outlook for 2022 European Tourism Recovery

Despite challenges, Europe is expected to recover 70% of pre-pandemic travel demand in 2022, says the European Travel Commission (ETC).

ACI World Renews Health Accreditation for the 14 Greek Airports Run by Fraport Greece

The 14 Greek airports run by Fraport Greece have received renewed health accreditation from ACI World for the measures implemented to curb the spread of Covid-19.

No More Masks in Airports or on Airplanes as of May 16, Say EU Authorities

EASA and ECDC have updated the health measures for air travel, dropping the recommendation for mandatory mask-wearing in airports and on flights.

Greece Seeks Ways to Compensate for Russia-Ukraine Impact on Tourism

Greece tourism authorities are looking for ways to address the possible backlash on tourist inflows and revenues created by the Russian-Ukraine conflict.
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Covid-19 Impact on Greek Tourism

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is providing a timeline with select moments of the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the Greek tourism sector.

UN Aviation Agency ICAO Releases Global Health Certificate Database 

The UN aviation agency ICAO has created a new system that aims to ensure the validity of health certificates, including those for Covid-19, used for travel.

EU Extends Slot Relief Rules for Airlines Until October 2022

The European Commission adopted an extension to the airport slot relief rules of the 2022 summer scheduling season, running from March 28 until October 29.

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