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Croatia Airlines Ready to Launch Seasonal Flights to Athens

Croatia Airlines has announced the launch of its seasonal flights to Athens from Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split for summer 2019.

Istanbul Airport Set for Full Opening in April

The Istanbul Airport, set to be among the biggest and busiest in the world, is scheduled to open in full for airlines and passengers on April 7.

Laudamotion to Fly from Athens to Vienna in October

Austria's low-cost airline Laudamotion has announced new daily connections from Athens to Vienna, with flights starting in October 2019.

Lufthansa Group Modernizes Fleet, Orders 40 Long-haul Aircraft

Lufthansa Group is proceeding with the modernization of its long-haul fleet with the purchase of 40 state-of-the-art aircraft from Boeing and Airbus.

Ellinair ‘Highly Commended’ as Fastest Growing Airline in Greek Market for 2018

Ellinair was highly commended as the fastest growing airline in the domestic market for 2018, during the 19th Airline Marketing Workshop recently held by Athens Airport.

Lufthansa Group Flies Record Number of Passengers to/from Greece in 2018

The airlines of Lufthansa Group last year carried some 2.7 million passengers to/from Greece, a record number compared to 2017, up by 18 percent.

Air France Applauded for Quality of Wines and Champagnes Served in the Sky

Air France has been honored for the high-quality of the wines and champagnes served on board its La Première cabin at the Business Traveller Cellars in the Sky Awards 2018.

Boeing Stops All 737 Max 8 Flights, Limited Disruption Expected

New evidence by Ethiopian authorities has prompted US company Boeing to terminate all 737 Max 8 flights following a second deadly accident in less than six months.

Greece Joins Countries Suspending All Boeing 737 MAX Flights

Greece has suspended all Boeing 737 MAX 8 flights out of its airports, after the fatal Ethiopian Airlines flight crash.

Lufthansa Group Expands Tourist-oriented Portfolio in Frankfurt, Munich via Eurowings

The Lufthansa Group has announced that it will be significantly expanding its tourist-oriented long-haul portfolio at its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich via Eurowings.

Cyprus Airways and Blue Air Extend Codeshare Agreement

Blue Air and Cyprus Airways have agreed to extend their codeshare partnership, which was launched in December 2018.

Air France – KLM Honors Female Passengers on Int’l Women’s Day

The Air France -  KLM group is celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8, by offering its female passengers more travel services including priority boarding.

Athens Airport Passenger Traffic Up 11.3% in February

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) significantly increased in February by 11.3 percent and reached 1.32 million from 1.19 million during the same month last year.

Wizz Air to Link Kiev with Athens and Thessaloniki

Wizz Air, a leading low-cost carrier in Ukraine, will launch two new low-fare routes linking Kiev with Athens and Thessaloniki in Greece.

Airlines Slash Scheduled Seats to Greece by 7% in 2019

Airlines have slashed the number of scheduled seats to Greece by 7 percent, or 1.3 million, this year compared to 2018, according to findings released by INSETE.

Star Alliance Partners with Skyscanner on Multi-carrier Itineraries

Star Alliance has partnered with travel search engine Skyscanner to provide travelers with the opportunity to search for flights and book directly with its member airlines.

Airbus to Halt Production of A380 Superjumbo Due to Shrinking Sales

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has decided to end the production of its A380, the world's largest passenger airliner, due to the lack of orders.

Discounts on Ferry, Air Travel for Rhodes Marathon Announced

Blue Star Ferries and AEGEAN are supporting the 6th International Rhodes Marathon and will offer ticket discounts for those who will travel to Rhodes for the event.

Bloomberg: Greece Working to Keep UK Travelers Coming After Brexit

The Greek government is reportedly taking measures ahead of a no-deal Brexit, in efforts to facilitate incoming tourism from the UK.

Holiday Airline Germania Announces Collapse, Cancels All Flights

German low-cost carrier Germania announced that it has filed for bankruptcy, attributing the company’s collapse to increasing fuel prices.