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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.

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.

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.

Billionaire Shareholder Saves the Day for Ailing Lufthansa

Ailing carrier Lufthansa was saved after its top shareholder stepped in backing a 9-billion-euro rescue package put up by Germany’s Economic Stabilisation Fund.

Cyprus Airways: Flights to Greece, Switzerland, Israel on Summer Program

Cyprus Airways has announced flights from Larnaca, Cyprus, to five destinations in Greece, as well as to Switzerland and Israel for the summer of 2020.

Lufthansa Group Re-launches Flights to Greece after Covid-19

The Lufthansa Group will expand its post-Covid-19 flight schedule in the months ahead to include dozens of flights to Greek destinations such as Athens, Thessaloniki and Rhodes.

Ellinair to Gradually Resume Flights in Greece

Ellinair has announced that it will gradually resume domestic flights to Athens, Thessaloniki and Crete, as of June.

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.

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.

KLM to Start Athens – Amsterdam Service on June 6

KLM, as of June 6, will begin services between Greece’s capital Athens and Amsterdam in The Netherlands.

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.

Survey: Travelers Say No to Quarantine Measures on Arrival

Post-Covid-19 quarantine measures on arrival would further damage confidence in air travel, according to a survey by IATA.

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.