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EU Allows 5G on Planes and WI-FI on the Road

Passengers on EU flights will be able to use their mobile phones to full capacity after the European Commission updated its implementing decision on inflight 5G technology.

IATA: Diverse Types of Airlines Can Boost Connectivity in Europe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is urging EU governments and regulators to introduce policies that promote greater air connectivity.

ASTA: Travel Tops Wish List of American Consumers

Travel tops the priority list of consumers in the United States, according to research by the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA).

WTM: Brits Blame Gov’t for 2022 Travel Chaos, Tourism Firms Fault Airlines

Travelers and sector bodies blame governments and airlines for this year’s airport chaos, according to findings presented during the WTM London 2022 tourism expo.

IATA: Global Air Travel Demand Robust in September

Strong demand for air travel in September kept the sector’s recovery on track with global traffic at 73.8% of September 2019 levels, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

World Airlines Boosting Connections with Greece

Strong traveler demand for Greece is prompting more global airlines to add Greek destinations to their programs or increase the frequency of existing connections.

IATA: Passengers Want Convenience in Travel Post-Covid

After two years of Covid-19 measures, travelers want simplicity and convenience during travel, says the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Greece’s New Airline ‘Cycladic’ to Facilitate Island Hopping

Cycladic, a new airline in Greece, has launched flights that will facilitate island hopping between the Cyclades, Crete and Rhodes.

Aviation: EU – Southeast Asia Bloc Sign Open Skies Agreement

The EU and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) signed a landmark agreement that will connect the two regions through direct flights.

ICAO Members Set Goal for Decarbonized Air Transport by 2050

ICAO, the UN body overseeing the global civil air transport sector, succeeded in setting net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050 as the worldwide climate goal for aviation.

SKY express Named ‘Brand of the Year’ at Peak Performance Marketing Awards

Greek airline SKY express was named “Performance Brand of the Year” and won a total of 10 honors at the Peak Performance Marketing Awards.

IATA: Global Air Travel Recovery on Track in August

Peak travel season ends on a high note in August, announced the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Emirates Wins Big at Skytrax Awards 2022

Emirates won three major honors at the World Airline Awards 2022 by Skytrax including one for “World's Best Inflight Entertainment” for the 17th time in a row.

Jet2 to Start Rhodes, Halkidiki 2023 Flights Earlier

British leisure travel group Jet2 will launch summer 2023 flights to Rhodes and Halkidiki in Greece as of April, earlier than ever before.

IATA Chief Expects Airplane Ticket Prices to Increase

Soaring fuel costs, sustainability requirements and poor financial condition of airline companies may inevitably lead to higher ticket fares, according to IATA Director General Willie Walsh.

Ryanair Wants to Invest in Greece but with Lower Airport Charges

Ryanair is interested in investing more in the Greek market but airport charges are too high, according to the airline's CEO, Eddie Wilson.

TAL Aviation Group Appoints New Director Business Development

TAL Aviation Group, a global airline, travel and tourism representation organization, has appointed Ginka Tsenova as its new Business Development Director.

Ethiopian Airlines Signs New Distribution Agreement with Travelport

Ethiopian Airlines and Travelport have announced a new distribution agreement that includes Rich Content & Branding participation.

SKY express Launches New In-flight Magazine

SKY express has released the first issue of “Fly Magazine”, its new in-flight magazine with rich bilingual content for the modern traveler.

IATA: Global Air Travel Making Strong Recovery Despite Disruption

Global air travel was back on track in June reaching 70.8% of pre-Covid-19 levels and driven by strong passenger demand despite the challenging times for the sector.