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SWISS Invests in Latest-generation Aircraft

SWISS is converting its purchase options for ten more latest-generation Airbus A320neo family aircraft into firm orders.

Qatar Airways Extends Seasonal Routes from Doha to Mykonos

Qatar Airways has announced that it will extend its four-weekly seasonal direct service from Doha to Mykonos until October 14.

Air France: New Airline ‘Joon’ to Start Flights in December 2017

Joon, Air France's "new generation travel experience", will start operations on December 1, 2017, to six destinations departing from Paris.

Eurowings Looks Forward to a Record Summer

Eurowings has significantly increased its passenger traffic at four large German airports and is looking forward to a record summer.

First Two airberlin Jets in Austrian Airlines Livery Take Off

The first two Airbus A320 of airberlin in the Austrian Airlines livery took off last week on existing Austrian Airlines routes.

No Survivors Expected in Germanwings A320 Crash

Germanwings' Airbus A320 aircraft operating flight 4U 9525 from Barcelona to Düsseldorf and carrying some 150 people crashed Tuesday in a remote section of the French Alps.

Germanwings A320 Goes Down in French Alps

An Airbus A320 airliner operated by German low-cost airline Germanwings has crashed in the French Alps between Barcelonnette and Digne, according to French aviation officials and police.

Aegean Airlines Reinstates Athens To Cairo Flights

Aegean Airlines recently reinstated its direct flights from Athens to Cairo, three years after their disruption.

Aegean Airlines Gives Impressive Performance At Athens Flying Week-Airshow 2014

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines gave an impressive show at this year's Athens Flying Week - Airshow 2014 that took place 22-28 September at the beach of Palaio Faliro and Tatoi military airport in Athens.

Olympic Air Flies Athletes To 2012 London Olympic Games

The Greek Olympic team and the Olympic Air crew in front of the Airbus A320 right before takeoff to the 2012 London Olympic Games. Olympic Air, official sponsor of the Hellenic Olympic Committee, carried the athletes to London on 23 July and 13 August.

Aegean Airlines Shows Environmental Sensitivity

Aegean Airlines recently announced its contribution to the victims of the recent fires through a donation of one million euros. This amount goes towards the funding of projects aimed at the regeneration of the areas affected by the tragedy. The amount has been deposited into a...

Aegean Airlines Christens New A320s

Theodoros Vassilakis, chairman of Aegean Airlines, was on hand late last month at the Athens International Airport for the inauguration ceremony of his company's new Airbus A320s.

Aegean Orders 12 New Airbus A320s

Last month Aegean Airlines signed an agreement for the purchase of eight new Airbus A320 passenger jets and an option for another 12. The new jets will replace present aircraft and allow the airline to extend its present domestic and international network, says the airline.

Qatar Adds New Delhi to its Routes Network

Qatar Airways recently brought its award-winning Five Star service to the Indian capital New Delhi with its inaugural flight touching down at Indira Gandhi International Airport in mid July.

Germanwings Christens New Aircraft “Athens”

On the occasion of its second year of operation in Athens, Germanwings last month honoured the city by christening its new Airbus A320 "City of Athens." Athens Mayor Dora Bakoyannis did the official christening.

Qatar Airways Begins Direct Athens-Doha Flights

Qatar Airways, one of the world's fastest growing airlines, announced last month that it would begin operating direct flights between Athens and Doha as of June 15. The airline plans six weekly flights, each with a duration of four hours.

Amadeus Adds More Low-fare Carriers

Travel agencies worldwide connected to Amadeus can now sell seats on Germanwings, the new German low-fare carrier. On 1 April 2003, Germanwings joined other low fare airlines already available through the Amadeus System, such as Virgin Express, Zip Air, Norwegian Air Shuttle,...