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SKY express: New Routes from Athens to Milan, Munich and Sofia

Greek airline SKY express is expanding its network of destinations by adding new routes from Athens to Munich, Milan and Sofia.

Greece Opens Competition for 28 State-funded Remote Island Air Routes

Greek authorities have announced a competition for bidding airlines interested in covering 28 state-funded domestic routes to remote islands.

Athens International Airport Best in Europe in Case of Flight Delay

Athens International Airport (AIA) has been ranked by travelers as Europe’s best airport to get stuck in should your flight be delayed, according to travel tech company Holidu.

Goldair Takes Over as GSA for Air Canada in Greece and Cyprus

Canada’s largest airline, Air Canada, has appointed Goldair Airline Services as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Greece and Cyprus.

Consortium Plans to Bring ‘Air Taxis’ to Greece

Orama Nexus has announced plans to develop the required infrastructure to support the introduction of eVTOL (electric vertical take-off & landing) aircraft in Greece by 2026.

EasyJet COO Exits Ahead of Peak Season

EasyJet COO Peter Bellew has resigned ahead of the summer peak season and in view of ongoing cancellations and disruption caused by staff shortages.

Air Albania Connects Athens and Tirana with 4 Weekly Flights

Air Albania, the flag carrier of Albania, has launched four weekly flights between Athens and Tirana.

Proton Aircraft and Passenger Handling Opens New Station at Athens Airport

Proton Aircraft and Passenger Handling, a company active in the aviation field for more than 25 years, has added a new station at Athens International Airport.

Korean Air to Restore Long-haul Network Destinations in July

Korean Air will gradually resume its long-haul flight operations from July on the recovery of international travel demand.

Kuwait Airways Begins Flights to Mykonos

Kuwait Airways this summer will be flying between the state of Kuwait and the Greek island of Mykonos twice a week.

Eurocontrol Revises Downward Flight Forecast for 2022

A total of 9.5 million flights are expected in Europe this year recouping 85% of pre-pandemic 2019 levels, said Eurocontrol, revising a previous forecast downward from 89%.

KLM Unveils New Premium Comfort Cabin Class

KLM has introduced its new Premium Comfort Class, an intermediate cabin offering more space, luxury, service options, comfort and privacy than Economy Class.

Star Alliance Celebrates 25 Years of Seamless Service

Star Alliance and its 26 member carriers recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of the leading global airline alliance.

Air France Launches ‘ACT’ Program to Reduce its Carbon Emissions

Air France has launched the “Air France ACT”, a program presenting its new decarbonisation trajectory aiming for 30% less CO2 emissions per passenger/km by 2030, compared to 2019.

Cyprus Airways Introduces Services to Mykonos, Santorini, Preveza for Summer 2022

Cyprus Airways will introduce new summer 2022 services from its base in Larnaca, Cyprus, to the popular Greek destinations of Mykonos, Santorini and Preveza.

Emirates Boarding Pass Unlocks More Offers in Dubai for Summer 2022

Emirates' boarding pass, this summer is unlocking even more offers for its customers arriving in or stopping over in Dubai.

Emirates Among World’s Top 100 Most Reputable Companies for 2022

Emirates has been included on the list of the world’s top 100 most reputable organizations for 2022, by RepTrak, the world’s largest reputation database.

Eurostat: March Sees Commercial Flights in EU Pick Up by 156% 

Greece was among the EU countries recording the smallest decreases in commercial flights in March 2022, according to Eurostat.

Regional Airport Operator Fraport Greece Marks Five Years of Action

Fraport Greece, the company managing 14 Greek regional airports, recently marked a five-year milestone with its 440-million-euro investment program moving full-speed ahead for upgrade works across its network of operations.

Aviation: New Carbon Footprint Indicator Sees Greece Doing Well

Mabrian Technologies compares the aviation carbon footprint of Portugal, Spain, France, Italy and Greece for 2019 with 2022 in its new carbon footprint indicator.