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Aviation Crisis to Hit “Eleftherios Venizelos”

The crisis within the aviation market, which has already reached alarming proportions in the USA, is slowly beginning to have an impact on Greece, say representatives from Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos.”

Greece Opens to Aviation Tourism

Aviation tourism (private aircraft and aero sports) was one of the main topics on the agenda of the third scientific conference "Aviation - Present and Future," which took place recently at the Hellenic Ministry of Transport and Communications.

Greek Regional Airports Privatization Discussed At Conference

The privatization process of regional airports was presented last month during the seventh “Aviation: Present and Future” conference held at the Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Ministry in Athens.

Aviation News Honors Best In Greek Aviation

Aviation News website honored the best companies and personalities in the Greek aviation field last month at the Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel.

Tourism Ministry To Focus On Greece’s Troubled Air Transport

The Tourism Ministry will seek cooperation with other ministries to upgrade Greece’s regional airports and increase Athens airport’s competitiveness, according to Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.

Record Attendance At Travel Agent General Assembly

Never in its 70 years of history did the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourism Agents (HATTA) see so many members attend a general assembly as it did last month. Reasons for the strong interest varied.

Hotel Chamber Holds Discussion On Low Cost Carriers

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels hosted an open discussion recently and gave tourism professionals the chance to analyze opportunities and challenges posed by low cost carriers in Greece.

Greek Aviation, Land Transport To Change For The Better

Plans to modernize Greek aviation and land passenger transport and overturn obstacles that prevent foreigners from visiting Greece were announced recently by Transport Minister Kostis Hatzidakis.

Olympic Air/Aegean Airlines Agreement Under Investigation

The European Commission opened an in-depth investigation last month into the planned Olympic Air/Aegean Airlines merger as its initial inquiry into the deal showed it could raise “serious competition concerns.”

Greek Aviation History At Hellinikon

The Olympic Airways Workers’ Cultural Center held an event last month and aimed to show the necessity of establishing an Aviation Museum in Greece.

Air Transport Conference

An International Conference on Air Transport and Airports and their evolution in the 21st Century takes place next month at the University of Patras on December 3 and 4. Organizers expect to welcome some 300 experts in air transport from the European Union, including Greece, and...

Athens Airport And Aegean Airlines Join Forces To Support Athens Aviation Market

Athens International Airport (AIA) and Aegean Airlines recently announced joint initiatives for the summer season 2013 that aim to create a favorable framework in the aviation market of Athens and further enhance passenger traffic.
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Aegean Airlines: Greek Tourism Will Benefit From Olympic Air Acquisition

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines applauded the European Commission's decision that approves of its acquisition of rival Olympic Air.

Tourism, Aviation Policies To Be Discussed At UNWTO and WTM Ministers’ Summit

The 2013 UNWTO and WTM Ministers' Summit at the upcoming World Travel Market (WTM) in London will put a spotlight on the essential connection between air transport and tourism, debating the challenges and opportunities of promoting higher policy coordination between aviation and...

Aviation Academy In UAE Is Recruiting Greek Aviation Instructors, Engineers

One of the oldest and most respected Aviation Academies in the United Arab Emirates, is seeking certified Aviation Personnel to fill in the following positions...

Etihad Airways Celebrates Delivery Of 100th, 101st Aircraft

Etihad Airways last week celebrated a major milestone as the fastest growing airline in commercial aviation history, when it took delivery of its 100th and 101st aircraft on the same day.

EASA Is Seeking Independent Aviation Experts

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is seeking to establish a database of independent aviation experts for a number of tasks.

New IATA Passenger Forecast Reveals Fast-Growing Markets Of The Future

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently released its first 20-year passenger growth forecast, projecting that passenger numbers are expected to reach 7.3 billion by 2034.

IATA: 2014 was a Safe Year for Aviation

"While aviation safety was in the headlines in 2014, the data show that flying continues to improve its safety performance", Tony Tyler, the director general and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), said on Monday.

Public-Private Partnership Tops 9th Athens Aviation Meet Agenda

Tapping into the benefits of public-private partnerships (PPP), upgrading aviation technology and boosting land security at Greek airports topped the agenda of the “9th Aviation - Present and Future” conference, which took place in Athens in May.