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Three Greek Airports Listed Among Europe’s Top 10 for Tardiness

Three airports in Greece - Mykonos, Santorini and Athens - have been listed by AirHelp among Europe’s top 50 in terms of flight delays.

Cyprus Airways Appoints BBT Air as its GSA in Greece

Cyprus Airways has appointed BBT Air - Aviation Services, a newly established company based in Athens, as its General Sales Agent (GSA) for the Greek market.

Alitalia: Long-haul Routes Boost Passenger Revenues in August

Alitalia has reported a 2.5 percent increase in passenger revenues for the month of August, driven by the carrier's positive performance on long-haul routes.

BBT Air: New GSA Airline Services Company Opens in Greece

BBT Air, a new company offering airline representation services, has opened in Athens, aiming to serve the Greek and international aviation market.

AirHelp: Greece Flight Delays, Cancellations Up by 7%

Three in 10 flights departing from Greece, were either delayed or cancelled in the first seven months of the year, an AirHelp report reveals.

Athens Airport Sees Record Number of Passengers in August

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) reached a monthly record in August, at 3.04 million, up by 5.2 percent compared to 2.88 million during the same month in 2018.

Lufthansa’s New Sustainability Platform Focuses on CO2 Neutral Fuels

The Lufthansa Innovation Hub has launched the Compensaid, a platform which can be used by travelers to calculate and replace the fossil fuel of their flights with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).

Greek Authorities Address Air Traffic Control Delays

The Transport Ministry is looking to address the issue of flight delays at Athens International Airport (AIA) and at other facilities across Greece.

Air France Surprises Passengers with Ballet Performance from Paris Opera

Air France recently surprised the passengers onboard its AF117 flight from Shanghai to Paris-Charles de Gaulle, with a live ballet performance from the Paris Opera.

Turkish Airlines Awarded by Athens Airport for High Aggregate Growth

Turkish Airlines was awarded by Athens International Airport (AIA) for its high growth and contribution to the development of the Greek aviation market.

Zela Aviation and MIAT Mongolian Airlines Renew GSA Partnership

Cyprus-based Zela Aviation and MIAT Mongolian Airlines have renewed their GSA (General Sales Agent) partnership for the fifth consecutive year.

EU Approves Compensation for Connecting Flight Delays

A new EU ruling entitles air travelers to compensation of up to $700 if a connecting flight on the same reservation is delayed or cancelled.
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Alitalia’s Passenger Revenues Increase by 4.4% in June

Italian carrier Alitalia recorded a 4.4 percent increase in passenger revenues in June, compared to the same month last year.

AEGEAN Promo Campaign Brings Greece’s Sunshine to Berlin

The weather was cloudy in Berlin during May 3-5, but Greek carrier AEGEAN managed to bring Greece’s sunshine to the German city through a promo campaign.

Lufthansa: New Menus for Kids by Chef Alexander Hermann

Lufthansa has introduced its young passengers on long-haul flights to new menus, created by award-winning chef Alexander Herrmann.

AEGEAN Wins Gold for its Call Center Service

Greek carrier AEGEAN received the gold award in the “Large Call Centers” category at the "Teleperformance Greece CRM Grand Prix Customer Service Awards 2018".

AirBaltic Extends Athens – Riga Seasonal Routes to December

AirBaltic is extending its seasonal routes between Riga and Athens until December 1, aiming to meet the increasing demand for travel between the two countries.

IATA: Three Proposals to Unlock Potential of Greece’s Aviation Market

Greece is emerging in Europe’s aviation market and if it plays its cards right, can ensure robust performance in the immediate future, says IATA.

Lufthansa Group Airlines Shine at 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards

Lufthansa Group's airlines Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian, were honored with a total of four Skytrax World Airline Awards for 2019.

Skytrax Crowns AEGEAN as Europe’s Best Regional Airline for 9th Time in a Row

Greek carrier AEGEAN for the ninth year in a row has been announced "Best Regional Airline in Europe" at the Skytrax World Airline Awards event.