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‘My Emirates Pass’ Returns with Exclusive Membership Discounts in UAE

Emirates has announced the return of “My Emirates Pass”, which is now providing travelers with discounts and benefits in over 500 locations across the UAE.

Traffic Through Greek Airports Hits Historic High in 2018

A total of 63.7 million travelers went through Greek airports on 532,631 flights in 2018, marking a historic high, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Germany Airport Strikes Severely Disrupt Travel

Flights out of airports in German cities, including Frankfurt and Berlin have been cancelled or facing disruption as security employees hold strikes.

Air France: La Première and Business Menus by Michelin-starred Chefs

Air France has partnered with Michelin-starred chefs, providing its passengers with the opportunity to enjoy culinary delights worthy of the finest restaurants throughout the year.

Athens Airport Concession Deal Stalled

AIA SA is calling on the relevant authorities to set a specific timeframe for the completion of the Athens International Airport concession agreement.

Ryanair to Suspend Athens – Thessaloniki Services

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has announced that it will suspend services between Greek capital Athens and Thessaloniki in northern Greece, as of April 1, 2019.

Cyprus Airways Upgrades Reservations System with Amadeus Altéa Suite

Cyprus Airways has completed the upgrade to its new passenger reservations system, with the Amadeus Altéa Suite, a next-generation airline IT system.

Cyprus Airways Adds Heraklion, Rhodes, Skiathos to 2019 Summer Schedule

Cyprus Airways has announced the addition of Heraklion, Rhodes and Skiathos to its network of destinations for summer 2019.

ICAO: Global Air Passenger Growth ‘Solid’ in 2018

The number of air departures across the globe increased by 38 million, with airlines transporting in 2018 a total of 4.3 billion passengers, according to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). 

Ryanair: New Athens – Tel Aviv Route for Summer 2019

Ryanair has announced the launch of a new route connecting Greek capital Athens to Tel Aviv in Israel, as part of its 2019 summer schedule.

Hong Kong Airlines Among World’s Most Punctual Carriers for 2018

Hong Kong Airlines in 2018 achieved the highest On-time Performance (OTP) in the region of Asia Pacific, and retained its position in OAG's Top 3 most punctual airlines globally.

Athens Airport Traffic Breaks Record with Over 24 Million Passengers in 2018

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) reached a new record in 2018 at 24.14 million, which is up by 11 percent compared to 2017.

AEGEAN and Athens Airport in OAG’s ‘Punctuality League 2019’ Report

Greek carrier AEGEAN and the Athens International Airport have been included in OAG’s “Punctuality League 2019” report for their on-time performance during the previous year.

Emirates Carries Over 59 Million Passengers in 2018

Emirates carried over 59 million passengers in 2018, delivering another year of trendsetting product and service initiatives across its fleet and network.

European Commission Tables Air Traffic Measures in Case of ‘Hard Brexit’

In view of UK’s exit from the EU, the European Commission has proposed two legislative short-term measures aimed at limiting disruption to air traffic in case of a no-deal scenario.

Austrian Airlines Employees on Duty for Christmas and New Year Holidays

Many Austrian Airlines employees will be working in the air and on the ground over the holiday season to make sure that all passengers reach their destinations of choice.

British Airways Gears Up for the Great Christmas Getaway

British Airways is gearing up for the great Christmas getaway as it prepares to carry over half a million customers during the festive period.

TUI Included Among World’s Most Carbon-efficient Airlines by Atmosfair

TUI Group's airlines, TUI Airways and TUI fly, have achieved top rankings in the 2018 Airline Index by the independent climate protection organisation atmosfair.

EU Air Traffic Control Delays and Flight Cancellations Peak in 2018

The number of air traffic control delays and flight cancellations appear to have peaked this year, "achieving" the worst record in almost a decade.

AEGEAN Contributes to Extension of Tourism Season in Greece

AEGEAN's November 2018 figures reveal the airline's contribution to the extension of the tourism season in Greece during the winter months.