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Etihad’s James Hogan Named One of the 25 Most Influential Business Travel Executives in 2015

James Hogan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, has been recognized as one of the 25 most influential business travel executives by Business Travel News (BTN), the premier industry publication for corporate travel news.

Etihad Airways: ‘Embracing Change Breathes New Life Into Alitalia’

Etihad Airways, a key investor in Alitalia, believes Italy’s national airline has “fantastic potential to grow” – but only if it embraces change.

Delta, Air France/KLM and Alitalia Land Antitrust Approval From EU

The European Commission announced a decision that renders legally binding commitments offered by Air France/KLM, Alitalia and Delta, members of the SkyTeam airline alliance, to help competitors enter the market for three transatlantic routes.

Introducing the New Alitalia

The strategy for the new Alitalia was unveiled on Tuesday, with an unequivocal commitment by the new executive team and strategic investors to reinvent the airline.

Alitalia to Launch New Greek Island Routes in August from Milan Linate

Alitalia this summer will launch new seasonal routes from Italy's second largest airport Milan Linate to four popular Greek islands.

Alitalia and Etihad Airways Receive Merger Clearance from European Commission

Alitalia and Etihad Airways have confirmed that they have received merger clearance from the European Commission under EU Regulation No. 139/2004.

Travelport And Alitalia Sign Full Content Agreement

Travelport recently announced the renewal of its multi-year full content agreement with Alitalia, Italy’s leading carrier.

Etihad, Alitalia Finalize €1,758 Million Investment Deal

Etihad Airways and Alitalia have signed the transaction implementation agreement which will result in a €1,758 million ($2,357.79mn) investment to build a reinvigorated Alitalia as a competitive, sustainably profitable business.

Etihad Airways: Outside Investment Needed For EU Carriers

Abu Dhabi's state-owned airline Etihad Airways wants to engage with Europe for mutual gain, according to the airline's president and CEO, James Hogan.

Etihad-Alitalia Deal To Finalize Over Coming Months

Etihad Airways said on 26 June that its agreement with Alitalia would be worked through over the coming months.

Etihad Airways To Buy 49% Stake In Alitalia

Alitalia and Etihad Airways confirmed on 25 June that they have agreed the principal terms and conditions of a proposed transaction whereby Etihad Airways will acquire a 49 percent equity stake in Alitalia.

Etihad Moves Forward On Alitalia Investment

Etihad Airways confirmed on 1 June that it will forward a letter detailing the conditions precedent and the criteria for a proposed equity investment that have been negotiated with Italian flagship carrier Alitalia and its stakeholders over the past months.
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Goldair Handling Announces New Cooperation Agreements

Goldair Handling, present in 26 Greek airports, has announced new cooperation agreements with Siberia Airlines, Travel Service Airline, Emirates and Alitalia.
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Alitalia Launches Special Offer For Young People

Italy's flag carrier Alitalia recently announced that it is "Time to fly" to Italy and launched affordable flight tickets exclusively for young people from 12 to 26 years of age.
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SkyTeam Holds Event To Thank Greek Travel Partners

Global airline alliance SkyTeam recently hosted a dinner at Botrini's restaurant in Athens to show its appreciation to all Greek travel partners for their continued support.
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Jet2 and Norwegian Are Latest Entries In Travelport’s Merchandising Platform

Travelport recently announced that European low cost carriers, Jet2.com and Norwegian, are the latest participants in the aggregated shopping component of its recently launched Travelport Merchandising Platform.
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Travelport Unveils New Merchandising Platform

Travelport has introduced the Travelport Merchandising Platform that transforms the way airlines deliver their products and the way that those products are displayed to travel agents.

Thessaloniki’s Air Route Cuts Worry Professionals

“If Thessaloniki is excluded by air travel then the city will be unable to spread its wings and attract more potential visitors, especially at a time when hopes to boost the Greek economy have turned to tourism,” the Thessaloniki Hotels Association recently said.

Major Airlines Suspend Flights To Thessaloniki

Swiss International Air Lines will cease routes to and from Thessaloniki as of 27 and 28 October 2012 respectively due to “financial difficulties of the route and the overall restructuring of the service,” travel agents of the Northern Greek city were informed last month.

Skyteam Celebrates Ninth Year At Astir Beach

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance that partners 10 members and three associate carriers, celebrated its ninth year with a beach party at Astir Beach in Vouliagmeni.