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Ryanair Announces New Preveza – Budapest Route for Summer 2019

Ryanair has announced the launch of a new service connecting Greece's Aktion Airport in Preveza with Budapest for summer 2019.

TUS Airways Resumes Ioannina-Larnaca Flights

TUS Airways has resumed its direct flights between the cities of Ioannina in Epirus, Western Greece, and Larnaca in Cyprus.

Air France Offers New Signature Cocktail in Business Class

Air France is now offering passengers traveling in its Business cabin the opportunity to indulge in a new signature cocktail, created together with the Hotel Lancaster in Paris.

Makedonia Airport Runway Set to Open by Year-end

The most anticipated upgrade project of Makedonia Airport, runway 10-28, is set to open to planes by the end of the year.

AEGEAN Again Named Europe’s Best Regional Airline by TripAdvisor

AEGEAN has once again been named Best Regional Airline in Europe for 2019 on TripAdvisor's Traveler’s Choice Awards for Airlines list.

Scoot Connects Athens and Laos with Services via Singapore

Scoot offers travelers from Athens the opportunity to fly to Laos via Singapore, following the launch of services between the two Asian countries.

Wow Air Shut-down Leaves Passengers in the Lurch

Iceland’s low cost carrier Wow Air announced that it has ended all operations, citing financial strain, and leaving hundreds of travelers stranded.

Lufthansa Named ATW Airline of the Year 2019

Lufthansa has been announced "Airline of the Year 2019" by the Air Transport World (ATW), a leading monthly magazine covering the global airline industry.

Emirates Celebrates 23 years of Connecting Greece to the Far East

Emirates is celebrating 23 years of presence in the Greek market, having offered its services to approximately 2.4 million passengers.

Croatia Airlines Ready to Launch Seasonal Flights to Athens

Croatia Airlines has announced the launch of its seasonal flights to Athens from Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split for summer 2019.

Istanbul Airport Set for Full Opening in April

The Istanbul Airport, set to be among the biggest and busiest in the world, is scheduled to open in full for airlines and passengers on April 7.

Laudamotion to Fly from Athens to Vienna in October

Austria's low-cost airline Laudamotion has announced new daily connections from Athens to Vienna, with flights starting in October 2019.

Lufthansa Group Modernizes Fleet, Orders 40 Long-haul Aircraft

Lufthansa Group is proceeding with the modernization of its long-haul fleet with the purchase of 40 state-of-the-art aircraft from Boeing and Airbus.

Ellinair ‘Highly Commended’ as Fastest Growing Airline in Greek Market for 2018

Ellinair was highly commended as the fastest growing airline in the domestic market for 2018, during the 19th Airline Marketing Workshop recently held by Athens Airport.

Lufthansa Group Flies Record Number of Passengers to/from Greece in 2018

The airlines of Lufthansa Group last year carried some 2.7 million passengers to/from Greece, a record number compared to 2017, up by 18 percent.

Air France Applauded for Quality of Wines and Champagnes Served in the Sky

Air France has been honored for the high-quality of the wines and champagnes served on board its La Première cabin at the Business Traveller Cellars in the Sky Awards 2018.

Boeing Stops All 737 Max 8 Flights, Limited Disruption Expected

New evidence by Ethiopian authorities has prompted US company Boeing to terminate all 737 Max 8 flights following a second deadly accident in less than six months.

Greece Joins Countries Suspending All Boeing 737 MAX Flights

Greece has suspended all Boeing 737 MAX 8 flights out of its airports, after the fatal Ethiopian Airlines flight crash.

Ryanair to Launch 12 New Routes from Greece for Winter 2019

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair has announced its Greek 2019 winter schedule, which offers 12 new routes connecting Greece with 10 countries.

Air France – KLM Honors Female Passengers on Int’l Women’s Day

The Air France -  KLM group is celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8, by offering its female passengers more travel services including priority boarding.