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Air France Wins Four Skytrax World Airline Awards for 2021

Air France received four honors at the World Airline Awards 2021, organized by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax.

Sabre and Emirates Reach New Distribution Agreement

Sabre has signed a new agreement with Emirates that provides travel agencies with access to the airline’s content, through Sabre’s global distribution system (GDS).

ACI World Rebukes IATA for Claiming Airport Charges are Too High

ACI Europe said IATA claims about “outrageous” charges to the tune of 2.3 billion dollars are “out of context” and create a distorted picture of the truth.

ITA Begins Selling Tickets for Italy-US Flights

Italia Trasporto Aereo (ITA), Italy’s new national airline to replace Alitalia, began sales for its intercontinental flights to and from the United States.

Transavia to Boost Seats to Greece in 2022 and Fly to Skiathos

Dutch low-cost airline Transavia plans to boost available seats to Greece by 50% and add Skiathos to its list of Greek destinations.

US-Europe Air Travel Reopening Announcement Brings Surge in Bookings

The news that Covid-19 vaccinated European travellers will be able to fly to the US again from November has brought a strong surge in ticket sales.

Scoot Adds Flights to Routes Connecting Athens with Singapore and Berlin

Scoot will add a fourth weekly flight to both its Athens-Singapore and Athens-Berlin routes as of October 17.

Skytrax Names AEGEAN ‘Best Regional Airline in Europe’ for 10th Year

AEGEAN has been announced Best Regional Airline in Europe for the 10th year in a row at the 2021 Skytrax World Airline Awards.

KLM to Serve More US Destinations this Winter

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will resume service to Las Vegas and Miami in the United States this winter.

AEGEAN Airlines Sets Agenda for Stronger 2022

Boosting air routes, accelerating the delivery of new aircraft and implementing a strategy adapted to the Covid-19 era are the priorities of Greek carrier AEGEAN for the months ahead.

Zela Aviation Signs Strategic Agreement with Tanzania’s Precision Air

Cyprus-based air charter group Zela Aviation has entered into a strategic partnership with Tanzania-based airline Precision Air.

Qatar Airways: Special Fares for Flights from Greece to Over 140 Global Destinations

Qatar Airways is offering customers in Greece special fares for flights to more than 140 destinations until September 15.

Private Aviation Company ‘JetClass’ Appoints APG Hellas as its GSA in Greece

JetClass, a private aviation company, has appointed APG Hellas as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Greece.

Emirates Helps Over 2 Million Customers Take More Control Over Their Travel Plans

Since March 2020, Emirates has helped over 2 million customers make multiple date or destination changes, or exchange their tickets for vouchers to be utilized for future travel.

International Flights to Greece Shoot Up in July

Inbound flight activity to Greece surged in July, with international arrivals up by 146.8% against the same month in 2020, the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority said.

July Brings More Traffic Through 14 Greek Regional Airports

Traffic through 14 regional Greek airports picked up pace in the first half of the year boosting performance for Fraport Group.

IATA: Covid-19 Devastates Global Air Transport in 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic hit global air transport hardest in 2020 with the international airline industry describing it as the worst year on record.

IATA Warns Governments on High Cost of Covid-19 Testing

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to take action to address the high cost of Covid-19 tests in many jurisdictions.

WorldTicket and Discover the World Partner to Offer Seamless Solution for Airlines

Discover the World has partnered with WorldTicket to provide its airline customers with a wide range of seamless services.

Scoot to Connect Athens with Berlin in August

Scoot on August 10 will launch direct Athens-Berlin flights, operated by its Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft.