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Air France To Launch Service To Panama This Winter

Starting 25 November 2013, Air France will operate a scheduled service to Panama City, with three weekly flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle, thus expanding its network to Central and South America and the Caribbean.
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SkyTeam Holds Event To Thank Greek Travel Partners

Global airline alliance SkyTeam recently hosted a dinner at Botrini's restaurant in Athens to show its appreciation to all Greek travel partners for their continued support.
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Travelport Signs Global Full Content Agreement With Air France, KLM

Travelport and Air France-KLM have jointly announced a new, multi-year global distribution agreement providing all Travelport-connected users with full content.
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Jet2 and Norwegian Are Latest Entries In Travelport’s Merchandising Platform

Travelport recently announced that European low cost carriers, Jet2.com and Norwegian, are the latest participants in the aggregated shopping component of its recently launched Travelport Merchandising Platform.
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Cyprus Airways Extends Cooperation With Air France

Cyprus Airways and Air France are building on their existing cooperation to now offer a total of 20 daily codeshare flights, according to an announcement made on 20 May by the Cypriot carrier.
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Air France-KLM And Amadeus Renew Content Agreement

Air France-KLM and Amadeus renew their content agreement and launch the New Economy Offer in the travel agency channel.
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New Economy Offer: Air France Quality Accessible To All

Air France has launched its New Economy Offer, a new fare offer available to 58 destinations on the short and medium-haul network.

Athens Airport Honors Airlines For 2012 Development

Athens International Airport (AIA) awarded airlines that recorded the highest passenger development in 2012, during the 13th Airline Marketing Workshop held at the airport on 14 February.
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Air France Recycles Uniforms For Car Insulation

Air France recently launched a collection drive to gather old ground staff and crew uniforms at Paris-Orly and Paris-Charles de Gaulle airports. The collected uniforms will then be recycled into car insulation at a specialized recycling plant.
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Air France To Launch Low-Cost Carrier “Hop!”

Air France recently revealed the name and commercial offering of its new regional airline named “HOP!” to be launched on 31 March 2013.
Athens International Airport's 169th millionth passenger since 2001 (center).
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Athens Airport Welcomes 169th Millionth Passenger

Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” yesterday, 13 December, hosted a special welcome party for its 169th millionth passenger since the opening of the airport 11 years ago in 2001.
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Air France Celebrates Three Million Passengers On Its A380

Air France welcomed its three millionth passenger on its Airbus A380, Tuesday, 4 December, and, to celebrate the occasion, offered a special welcome to a passenger when she checked in for flight AF007 from New York- JFK to Paris-Charles de Gaulle.
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Air France Offers Caviar On Board For The Holidays

For the Christmas and New Year holiday season, Air France will be offering its customers traveling in the La Première cabin exceptional dishes to make their flight a deliciously refined experience.

U.S. Authorities Demand ESTA For Travel

Passengers from a country included in the U.S. visa waiver program must first request and be granted ESTA authorization (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) before traveling to the United States, according to airline carrier Air France.

Cruise Tourism in Greece Begins a New Era

Greece can play a leading role and become a hub for itineraries in the Eastern Mediterranean cruise industry, was the unanimous outlook expressed by all leading representatives of the international cruise industry who attended the recent cruise forum CRUISEinGREECE.

Biggest Airlines Worst Offenders

The Association of European Airlines (AEA) publishes its report every quarter, and produces an annual figure at the end of each calendar year. The reports include not just baggage handling performance of its member airlines, but also their performance in other areas.

SkyTeam Welcomes Aeroflot As Tenth Member

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, welcomed Aeroflot as its tenth member and this event was celebrated in Athens at the annual party. Aeroflot, the largest Russian airline, offers daily flights to 89 destinations in 47 countries with its fleet of 81 aircraft. The carrier is...

Alitalia Welcomes New Regional Manager

Antonio Temporini is Alitalia's new regional manager for southeast Europe, including Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Israel, Romania, Bulgaria and the Balkans.

Swissport and Sky Express Sign Service Agreement

Swissport signed a contract to provide ground service for passengers and airplanes with Sky Express, the new Greek airline based in Heraklion, Crete. Sky Express, established in 2005, offers passengers domestic flight service to the Greek islands and has plans to begin...

SkyTeam Cruise for its Top Sellers

Last month, some of the top Greek sellers of SkyTeam alliance airlines' 15,000 daily flights joined with local representatives of the airlines to enjoy a working 3-day cruise with Superfast Ferries. Some two dozen agents took the opportunity to spend time with friends and...