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Greek PM Hints at Tax Cuts on Transport

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has left open the possibility of tax reductions in transportation.

WTTC Warns Against Panic and Stigmatization Over Coronavirus

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is warning against disproportionate reactions and the possible stigmatization of Chinese tourists as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

Air Italy Winds Up Operations

Italian budget carrier Air Italy has suspended operations and entered liquidation procedures.

Ryanair to Connect Chania and Mykonos with Budapest for Summer 2020

Ryanair has announced two new routes connecting Chania and Mykonos with Budapest for the summer season.

Air France, KLM, Delta and Virgin Atlantic Launch Expanded Airline Partnership

Air France, KLM, Delta and Virgin Atlantic have launched an expanded joint venture, offering a greater choice of routes and loyalty options to passengers.

Advanced Coronavirus Measures in Place at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport (AIA) has moved ahead with a series of measures to halt the potential spread of the Wuhan virus.

Greek Health Body Issues Coronavirus Guidelines to Hotels, Cruise ships & Airlines

Greece’s EODY has released guidelines to tourism services providers, aiming to eliminate the potential spread of the coronavirus in the country.

Greek Travel Agents Urge Penalty-free Cancellations in View of China Virus

Greek travel agents are calling on tourism stakeholders and authorities to jointly formulate a clear action plan in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

Greek Transport Ministry to Subsidize 12 Remote Island Air Routes to 2024

In efforts to secure year-round transport to Greece’s remote islands, the Transport Ministry has invited airlines to enter a competition for subsidies to the tune of €24.6 million.

Sabre Partners with Google to Build the Future of Travel

Google Cloud has joined forces with Sabre Corporation to help digitally transform the traveler’s experience, and co-create the future of travel.

‘Discover the World’ Partners with Asian Carrier GoAir

Discover the World, a leading global travel sales specialist, has partnered with Asian carrier GoAir, aiming to expand the airline's reach into new markets.

AIA Celebrates Ethiopian Airlines’ Return to Athens with Instagram Contest

Athens International Airport has launched an Instagram contest to celebrate the return of Ethiopian Airlines to the Greek market.

Flybe in Rescue Talks with British Government

UK’s regional airline Flybe is in talks with the British government to secure additional funding, less than a year after a consortium led by Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. stepped in to rescue the carrier.

Greece’s Fraport-run Airports Welcome Over 30 Million Travelers in 2019

Greece’s 14 regional airports currently managed by Fraport Greece welcomed over 30 million travelers in 2019.

FAA Bans US Airlines from Flying Over Iraq and Iran

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has prohibited US civil aviation operators from flying over Iraq and Iran.

Ukraine International Airlines Jet Crashes in Iran

Α Boeing-737 of Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), on Wednesday crashed in Iran, killing all people on board.

Condor to Connect Berlin with Popular Greek Destinations for Summer 2020

Condor is returning to Berlin's Schönefeld Airport with flights to popular Greek destinations for summer 2020.

ASN: 2019 One of the Safest Years Ever for Commercial Aviation

Τhe year 2019 was one of the safest ever for commercial aviation, according to the Aviation Safety Network (ASN).

Ryanair: Two New Greek Routes to Armenia for Summer 2020

Ryanair has announced the launch of two new services connecting Greece and Armenia for the summer of 2020.

TAP Air Portugal Receives 30th New Aircraft

TAP Air Portugal recently celebrated a milestone in the renovation of its fleet by receiving its 30th new aircraft also ending the commercial operation of its last Airbus A330.