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Rebuilding Air Connectivity: Routes and ACI World Partner to Help Airports

Routes and ACI World have partnered to provide guidance for airports at a world level to help them recover from the Covid-19 crisis.

Passenger Traffic Down by 81% at European Airports

Passenger traffic at European airports has decreased by 81 percent as a result of quarantine-based travel restrictions, ACI Europe said.

IATA Announces Leadership Changes

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced leadership changes approved by its 76th Annual General Meeting.

State, Shareholders to Inject Capital into Greece’s Covid-hit AEGEAN Airlines

The Greek government and AEGEAN shareholders are awaiting Commission approval to inject €180 million to safeguard the pandemic-hit airline.

Lufthansa Group First to Implement Star Alliance Biometrics

Lufthansa Group will be first to implement Star Alliance Biometrics and usher in a touchless customer experience at airports.

Qatar Airways Launches Exclusive Program for Students Worldwide

Qatar Airways has launched a global program for students, offering exclusive benefits that will support them throughout their educational journey.

AEGEAN Achieves 4-star Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating by Skytrax

Greek carrier AEGEAN has been accredited with a 4-star Covid-19 Airline Rating by Skytrax, in recognition for its enhanced health and safety measures.

Kenya Airways Appoints APG Hellas as GSA in Greece

Kenya Airways has appointed APG Hellas as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in several European countries including Greece.

Covid-19 Keeps Greece’s Passenger Traffic Down in October

The Covid-19 pandemic continued to have a negative effect on air travel to Greece in October, according to recent data from the country's airports.

Travel Demand Will Bounce Back After Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution, Says Emirates President

The approval and distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine will help the aviation industry bounce back, according to Emirates Airlines President Tim Clark.

Jet2 Announces Flights from Bristol to Kalamata, Lesvos for Summer 2021

UK leisure travel group Jet2 has announced flights from Bristol Airport to a number of destinations, including Kalamata and Lesvos in Greece, for summer 2021.

Greek Consumers Group Issues Guidelines for Canceled Trips Due to Covid-19 Lockdown

Greece's Union for Working Consumers (EEKE) informs the public on their options in case they are forced to cancel a planned trip as a result of Covid-19 restrictions.

Ryanair’s O’Leary Says Air Travel Will Return to pre-Covid-19 Volumes in 2021-2022

Air travel may go back to pre-Covid-19 volumes sooner than expected - by 2021-22, Ryanair Group CEO Michael O’Leary predicts.

Lufthansa Starts First Trial Run for Covid-19 Rapid Tests

As of November 12, Lufthansa will begin conducting the first test runs for comprehensive Covid-19 antigen rapid tests on select routes.

IATA: Covid-19 Comeback Hits September Air Passenger Demand

A second wave of Covid-19 and consecutive lockdowns across Europe have driven air demand in September down by 82.5% against 2019, says IATA.

‘Biometric Path’ Opens at Dubai International Airport by Emirates

Emirates has launched an integrated "biometric path" at Dubai International Airport, offering a contactless experience to passengers traveling from and through Dubai.

Almost 200 European Airports May Face Insolvency Due to Crisis in Air Travel

Almost 200 airports may face insolvency in the coming months if passenger traffic does not start to recover by year end, according to ACI Europe.

Qatar Airways Takes Delivery of Three Airbus A350-1000

Qatar Airways has taken delivery of three more Airbus A350-1000 aircraft that will operate on strategic long-haul routes to Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe.

AEGEAN Introduces its Hygiene Attendants for Safer Travel

Focusing on the safety of its passengers prior, during and after the flight, AEGEAN has introduced its Hygiene Attendants to travellers.

ITB Asia 2020 Virtual Attracted 35,000 Travel Professionals

The ITB Asia 2020 travel trade show this year welcomed over 35,000 tourism professionals to its first virtual event.