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Emirates Covers COVID-19 Expenses of Customers Diagnosed During Travel

Emirates offers its passengers free cover for COVID-19 medical expenses and quarantine costs, should they be diagnosed with the virus during their travel.

Greece’s AEGEAN Says Flight Activity Picking Up

Flight capacity for AEGEAN began to pick up gradually in June and July, paving the way for August, but is expected to remain significantly lower than usual.

AEGEAN Announces Covid-19 Testing for Cabin Crew

AEGEAN will establish a regular preventive COVID-19 testing program for its cabin crew and employees.

Gulf Air Resumes Direct Flights from Bahrain to Athens and Cairo

Gulf Air has resumed its direct flights from Bahrain to Greece's capital Athens, and Cairo in Egypt.

Travelport Extends Private Channel Agreement with Air France KLM

Travelport has announced the extension of its private channel agreement with the Air France KLM group.

Air Transat Ready to Restart Flights to Athens

Air Transat, Canada’s leisure carrier, has announced that it will restart flights to Athens as of July 27.

Minister to Visit Regional Airports as Greek Tourism Opens

Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis on Wednesday will visit the regional airports of Corfu, Mykonos, Rhodes and Heraklion on Crete.

Lufthansa to Connect Rhodes and Corfu with Munich for Summer 2020

Lufthansa will launch services from Munich to the Greek islands of Corfu and Rhodes for the 2020 summer season.

Survey: Only 40% of Greeks Feel Safe to Fly

Only 40 percent of Greeks feel safe to fly in the post-COVID-19 era, according to a survey released by research firm ProRata.

Cyprus Airways to Fly to 5 Greek Airports in Summer 2020

Cyprus Airways will resume flights to Athens as of June 9 and to another four airports in Greece as of July.

Qatar Airways’ Cabin Crew Now Wear Full Body Suits During Flights

Qatar Airways has introduced Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suits for its cabin crew while onboard, and a modified service that reduces interactions between passengers and crew.

Emirates Resumes Flights with New Safety and Hygiene Standards

Emirates has unveiled multi-faceted measures, redefining safety and hygiene standards for passengers and crew on board and on the ground.

Lufthansa Group: Free Rebooking Period Extended

The Lufthansa Group airlines are extending their free rebooking period, offering passengers the option to book a new travel date until December 31, 2021.

IATA: Covid-19 Air Transport Disruption to Impact Greek Tourism

Disruption to Greece’s air transport sector, caused by the Covid-19 outbreak, is set to cost the country’s tourism sector 9.2 billion euros in losses, says IATA.

Air France to Gradually Resume Flight Schedule by End of June

Air France plans to resume its flight schedule by the end of June, with a gradual increase in the number of frequencies and destinations.

Emirates Resumes Passenger Flights to Nine Destinations

Emirates, as of May 21, will operate scheduled flight services to nine destinations including London Heathrow, Frankfurt, Paris, Chicago, Toronto and Sydney.

Lufthansa Group Expands Service with June Flight Schedule

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group are significantly expanding their services by adding new destinations to their June schedule.

Travel in the post-Covid-19 Era – EU Guidelines

The European Commission has issued guidelines for member states on the progressive restoration of transport services and connectivity in the post-Covid-19 period.

KLM Launches ‘Holland at Home’ Video Series

KLM has launched a new video series on social media titled “Holland at Home”, aiming to offer a unique virtual travel experience to its future passengers.

Qatar Airways to Give Away 100,000 Tickets to Frontline Medics

Qatar Airways will give away 100,000 free tickets to frontline healthcare professionals to say “thank you” for their heroic work during the current Covid-19 pandemic.