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Greek 12-month Airport Traffic Up 80.9% in 2021

Greece’s airports saw activity gather momentum in 2021 with 12-month passenger traffic up by 80.9% compared to the same period in 2020.

Omicron Taking Toll on European Air Traffic

Air traffic in Europe is on a downward trend hit hard by the emergence of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, according to Eurocontrol.

Goldair Appointed General Sales Agent of Malaysia Airlines in Greece

Goldair has been appointed as the General Sales Agent of Malaysia Airlines in Greece.

IATA Appoints Frederic Leger as SVP for Commercial Products and Services

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has appointed Frederic Leger as its Senior Vice President (SVP) for Commercial Products and Services.

Air France Introduces New Collection of Eco-responsible Comfort Kits

Air France is now providing its long-haul Business and Premium Economy customers with new eco-responsible comfort kits.

KLM Adds Sustainable Aviation Fuel to All Flights from Amsterdam

KLM has added Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to all flights departing from Amsterdam with the aim to further stimulate the SAF market.

Three Greek Airports Show Pre-pandemic Performance in October

Three Greek airports in popular holiday destinations managed to exceed pre-pandemic passenger traffic performance in October, according to ACI Europe.

Covid-19: Europe’s Airports Feel Impact of Omicron Variant

The impact of the Omicron variant on the operation of European airports is ‘immediate and substantial’, says ACI Europe, the European airport trade body.

Lufthansa Group: New Flights to Greece in Summer 2022

Greek destinations are included in the summer 2022 flight schedules of airlines of the Lufthansa Group.

Royal Brunei Airlines’ Cabin Crew Crowned World’s Best at WTA 2021

Royal Brunei Airlines’ cabin crew was recognized as world’s best at the World Travel Awards 2021.

Austrian Airlines has Greek Destinations in Summer 2022 Portfolio

Austrian Airlines has announced its 2022 summer flight schedule that includes tourism destinations in Greece, Spain and Italy.

Cyprus Airways to Resume Flights to Athens on December 15

Cyprus Airways will resume flights to Athens with three weekly flights on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

KLM Receives ‘World Class Award’ for Safety and Sustainability by APEX

KLM has been awarded with the 2022 World Class Award for its safety and sustainability practices by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX).

IATA Appoints Marie Owens Thomsen as Chief Economist

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has appointed Marie Owens Thomsen as its new Chief Economist.

Air Transat Appoints New Commercial Director for UK, Ireland and GSA Markets

Air Transat has appointed Sonia Kurek as its new Commercial Director for the UK, Ireland and the GSA Markets including Greece.

Israel Opens Borders to Covid-19 Vaccinated Travelers

Israel has opened its borders to foreign nationals who are vaccinated against Covid-19 or have recovered from the virus.

Virgin Atlantic Re-appoints Discover the World as Partner for Greece and Cyprus

Virgin Atlantic has re-appointed Discover the World as its sales partner in the markets of Greece, Cyprus, France, Germany, Benelux, Italy and Russia.

Athens International Airport Wins at ACI Europe 2021 Awards

Athens International Airport (AIA) shined in the “25-40 Million Passengers” category at ACI Europe’s Best Airport Awards 2021.

Sabre and Emirates Reach New Distribution Agreement

Sabre has signed a new agreement with Emirates that provides travel agencies with access to the airline’s content, through Sabre’s global distribution system (GDS).

Kalamata Airport in Greece on Track for Development

The tender for the selection of consultants for the development of Kalamata Airport in Greece has been completed.