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Delta Starts Direct Flights to Athens from New York

Delta Air Lines has resumed its direct service between Athens and New York.

Air France-KLM Carries Out its First Long-haul Flight Powered By Sustainable Aviation Fuel

The Air France-KLM group has carried out its first long-haul flight powered by Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) produced in France.

Fraport Airport Upgrade Project in Greece Sends Message of Trust to Investors 

Fraport's decision to invest in the upgrade of 14 regional airports in Greece is sending a loud message to global investors who are interested in doing business in the country.

Greece Enters New Era of Transport with 14 Upgraded Airports

Greece is moving in the next era of tourism and transport after upgrading 14 regional airports to meet the increasing demand.

Greek PM: Regional Airport Upgrades An Investment in Tourism

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Greece was entering a new era thanks to a 440-million-euro investment by Fraport in the upgrade of 14 regional airports.

Development of 23 Greek Smaller Airports Starts with Kalamata

Development procedures for Greece’s 23 regional airports have kicked off starting with Kalamata, according to the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations.

Airlines Warn High Cost of Covid-19 Testing Could Delay Tourism Recovery

The high cost of Covid-19 testing requirements could thwart the tourism industry’s recovery, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Airlines Urge Countries to Apply WHO Covid-19 Travel Management Proposals

The global airlines industry is calling on governments to comply with Covid-19 recommendations on international travel from the World Health Organization (WHO).

IATA Expects Net Airline Industry Losses of $47.7bn in 2021

IATA expects net airline industry losses of $47.7 billion in 2021 and says immediate priorities are restart plans, employment support and cost reduction.

Fraport Greece Bets on Makedonia Airport Potential

Fraport Greece has high hopes for Makedonia Airport which serves the northern port of Thessaloniki, the country’s second largest city.

Ryanair to Open New Bases on Corfu, Rhodes, Crete for Summer 2021

Ryanair will open three new bases on the Greek islands of Corfu, Rhodes and Crete for summer 2021.

EU Auditors Probe the Protection of Air Passenger Rights During Covid-19

The European Court of Auditors has launched an audit to assess whether the Commission was safeguarding the rights of air passengers during the Covid-19 crisis.

Low-cost Airlines Will Lead post-Covid-19 Recovery, Says Survey

The low-cost airline model will lead post-Covid-19 recovery and help revitalize demand, according to a GlobalData survey.

Vaccine a Game-changer for Return of Business Travel, Says GBTA

Vaccination against the Covid-19 pandemic could be a game-changer in the recovery of business travel, says the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).

IATA’s Chief Economist Brian Pearce to Retire

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that its chief economist, Brian Pearce, will retire from the organization in July.

SAS to Offer Flights to Athens and Chania for Spring-Summer 2021

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has included Athens and Chania on its spring - summer flight schedule for 2021.

Air France-KLM: Sustainable Aviation Fuel Program for Corporate Customers

Air France - KLM has introduced its corporate customers to its Sustainable Aviation Fuel program, enabling them to play an active role in the future of sustainable travel.

Eurocontrol: Covid-19 to Keep Air Traffic Slow to June 2021

Eurocontrol expects air traffic to be down by 55 to 70 percent through to June, impacted by Covid-19 measures.

Lufthansa Group to Require Only Medical Masks on Flights

All passengers and crew members of the Lufthansa Group airlines will soon be required to wear only medical masks on flights to/from Germany.

American Airlines Announces Athens-New York Route for Summer 2021

American Airlines as of June 3, will launch a new service connecting Athens with New York, JFK, for the 2021 summer season.