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Airlines to Pay for UK Flight Control Meltdown, Says IATA

The UK's National Air Traffic Services (NATS) software error causes major disruption, airlines to pay for passengers' care.

Corfu Airport to Close in November for Runway Works

Corfu Airport to close for two weeks in November and January for runway reconstruction.

Ioannina and Heraklion Hoteliers Urge Gov’t to Resolve Air Connectivity Issue

Tourism stakeholders in Ioannina and Heraklion are urging the government to restore the remote air route between the two cities.

IATA: Global Air Traffic Recoups 94.2% of pre-Covid Levels

Air traffic worldwide in June showed robust growth, recouping 94.2% of pre-Covid 2019 levels, according to IATA.

Airlines Cancel Flights to Wildfire-hit Rhodes, Repatriate Tourists

A number of flights to Rhodes from the UK have been cancelled as wildfires continue to rage on the island for the seventh day.

IATA Releases Industry Net Zero Tracking Methodology for Aviation

IATA will publish an annual Track Zero report using its Net Zero Tracking Methodology to report industry-level progress towards aviation’s commitment to Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050.

IATA: May Air Traffic at 96.1% Pre-Covid 2019 Levels

Global air traffic in May came one step closer to pre-pandemic levels reaching 96.1 percent of 2019 figures for the same month.

ITA Airways Launches New San Francisco-Rome Nonstop Flight

ITA Airways has launched a nonstop service between San Francisco and Rome, strengthening the North America-Italy connection.

Local Tourism Bodies Encourage Greek Airlines to Vie for Ioannina-Heraklion Route

Tourism bodies in the Ioannina prefecture are calling on Greek airlines to vie for the Ioannina-Heraklion air route.

Thessaloniki’s Charm Takes the Spotlight in New Video Campaign

A new online video campaign has been released to promote Thessaloniki as a cultural and culinary city break destination.

Kathrin Möllers Appointed TUI Group’s New Sustainability Director

TUI Group, one of the world’s leading tourism businesses, has appointed Kathrin Möllers to lead its sustainability initiatives and climate targets.

IATA: Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production Growing but Incentives Needed

Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) production is set for growth but needs policy support to diversify sources, says IATA.

IATA Presents Roadmaps to Guide and Accelerate Net Zero Goals in Aviation

In efforts to accelerate actions that will help the aviation industry achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, IATA presented a set of roadmaps.

UN and Aviation Industry Commit to Reducing Single Use Plastics

The UN and airlines have teamed up to accelerate the industry’s green transition including doing away with single use plastics.

Op-Ed: ‘Greece should strive to lead a sustainable aviation revolution’ – Rafael Schvartzman, IATA

IATA Regional Vice President for Europe Rafael Schvartzman talks to GTP and highlights that Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) is the industry's number one priority.

IATA: Global Airline Industry Turns Profitable Despite Cost-of-living Crisis

Global airline industry net profits are set to reach 9.8 billion dollars in 2023 exceeding previous forecasts.

IATA: Global Domestic Air Traffic Back on Track in April

Global domestic air traffic picked up pace in April achieving full recovery over April 2019 levels, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Greece’s Island-hopping Cycladic Invests in Electric Planes

Cycladic, Greece’s first-ever inter-island airline, plans to invest in electric planes and add new destinations on June 15.

WTTC Tells Governments to ‘Get Serious’ About Sustainable Aviation Fuel

The travel and tourism industry is calling on governments to offer incentives to encourage sustainable aviation fuel production.

IATA: Air Travel Marks Solid Growth in March Despite Capacity Shortfall

International air travel in March and in Q1 continued its upward trend despite cancelations and delays.