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Aviation Bodies: Flexible Slot Use a Must for Air Transport Recovery

Global aviation organizations are calling on regulators worldwide to adopt more flexible slot rules and preserve air transport connectivity.

Rebuilding Air Connectivity: Routes and ACI World Partner to Help Airports

Routes and ACI World have partnered to provide guidance for airports at a world level to help them recover from the Covid-19 crisis.

Passenger Traffic Down by 81% at European Airports

Passenger traffic at European airports has decreased by 81 percent as a result of quarantine-based travel restrictions, ACI Europe said.

IATA Announces Leadership Changes

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced leadership changes approved by its 76th Annual General Meeting.

State, Shareholders to Inject Capital into Greece’s Covid-hit AEGEAN Airlines

The Greek government and AEGEAN shareholders are awaiting Commission approval to inject €180 million to safeguard the pandemic-hit airline.

Lufthansa Group First to Implement Star Alliance Biometrics

Lufthansa Group will be first to implement Star Alliance Biometrics and usher in a touchless customer experience at airports.

Qatar Airways Launches Exclusive Program for Students Worldwide

Qatar Airways has launched a global program for students, offering exclusive benefits that will support them throughout their educational journey.

AEGEAN Achieves 4-star Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating by Skytrax

Greek carrier AEGEAN has been accredited with a 4-star Covid-19 Airline Rating by Skytrax, in recognition for its enhanced health and safety measures.

Kenya Airways Appoints APG Hellas as GSA in Greece

Kenya Airways has appointed APG Hellas as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in several European countries including Greece.

ForwardKeys: 3 Greek Destinations Resilient in Q3 Despite Covid-19

Athens, Thessaloniki and Heraklion were among the Top 10 cities in Europe showing resilience in Q3 in terms of international travel tickets, says ForwardKeys.

Covid-19: Athens Airport Scores High for Safe Travel

Athens International Airport (AIA) is in the top 10 of the world's safest airports on the Safe Travel Score for October 2020.

Travel Demand Will Bounce Back After Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution, Says Emirates President

The approval and distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine will help the aviation industry bounce back, according to Emirates Airlines President Tim Clark.

ITB Virtual Convention will Shine Spotlight on Rebuilding Trust in Travel

Experts from the hospitality, aviation and cruise industries will analyze the role of trust management in tourism, during the ITB Virtual Convention on November 19.

Ryanair’s O’Leary Says Air Travel Will Return to pre-Covid-19 Volumes in 2021-2022

Air travel may go back to pre-Covid-19 volumes sooner than expected - by 2021-22, Ryanair Group CEO Michael O’Leary predicts.

Lufthansa Starts First Trial Run for Covid-19 Rapid Tests

As of November 12, Lufthansa will begin conducting the first test runs for comprehensive Covid-19 antigen rapid tests on select routes.

Berlin Gets New Airport After Tegel Goes Down in History

Berlin recently opened its new Berlin Brandenburg Airport - 'Willy Brandt' after years of delays and is ready to say goodbye to Tegel airport.

ACI Calls for EU Recovery Plan for Airports

ACI Europe is calling for an EU Recovery Framework for Aviation and for governments to provide the requisite funding to support airports.

IATA: Covid-19 Comeback Hits September Air Passenger Demand

A second wave of Covid-19 and consecutive lockdowns across Europe have driven air demand in September down by 82.5% against 2019, says IATA.

‘Biometric Path’ Opens at Dubai International Airport by Emirates

Emirates has launched an integrated "biometric path" at Dubai International Airport, offering a contactless experience to passengers traveling from and through Dubai.

Almost 200 European Airports May Face Insolvency Due to Crisis in Air Travel

Almost 200 airports may face insolvency in the coming months if passenger traffic does not start to recover by year end, according to ACI Europe.