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Greece’s AEGEAN Says Flight Activity Picking Up

Flight capacity for AEGEAN began to pick up gradually in June and July, paving the way for August, but is expected to remain significantly lower than usual.

AEGEAN Announces Covid-19 Testing for Cabin Crew

AEGEAN will establish a regular preventive COVID-19 testing program for its cabin crew and employees.

Lufthansa Group: 152 Weekly Flights to Greek Destinations

The Lufthansa Group is now offering 152 weekly flights to popular destinations in Greece including Athens, Thessaloniki and the Greek islands.

Ryanair Resumes Services to Athens, Thessaloniki for Summer 2020

Ryanair has resumed flights to Athens and Thessaloniki after almost four months of keeping them grounded due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Billionaire Shareholder Saves the Day for Ailing Lufthansa

Ailing carrier Lufthansa was saved after its top shareholder stepped in backing a 9-billion-euro rescue package put up by Germany’s Economic Stabilisation Fund.

Survey: Only 40% of Greeks Feel Safe to Fly

Only 40 percent of Greeks feel safe to fly in the post-COVID-19 era, according to a survey released by research firm ProRata.

Cyprus Airways: Flights to Greece, Switzerland, Israel on Summer Program

Cyprus Airways has announced flights from Larnaca, Cyprus, to five destinations in Greece, as well as to Switzerland and Israel for the summer of 2020.

Ellinair to Gradually Resume Flights in Greece

Ellinair has announced that it will gradually resume domestic flights to Athens, Thessaloniki and Crete, as of June.

Cyprus Airways to Fly to 5 Greek Airports in Summer 2020

Cyprus Airways will resume flights to Athens as of June 9 and to another four airports in Greece as of July.

Emirates Resumes Flights with New Safety and Hygiene Standards

Emirates has unveiled multi-faceted measures, redefining safety and hygiene standards for passengers and crew on board and on the ground.

IATA: Covid-19 Air Transport Disruption to Impact Greek Tourism

Disruption to Greece’s air transport sector, caused by the Covid-19 outbreak, is set to cost the country’s tourism sector 9.2 billion euros in losses, says IATA.

KLM to Start Athens – Amsterdam Service on June 6

KLM, as of June 6, will begin services between Greece’s capital Athens and Amsterdam in The Netherlands.

Air France to Gradually Resume Flight Schedule by End of June

Air France plans to resume its flight schedule by the end of June, with a gradual increase in the number of frequencies and destinations.

Survey: Travelers Say No to Quarantine Measures on Arrival

Post-Covid-19 quarantine measures on arrival would further damage confidence in air travel, according to a survey by IATA.

Travel in the post-Covid-19 Era – EU Guidelines

The European Commission has issued guidelines for member states on the progressive restoration of transport services and connectivity in the post-Covid-19 period.

Eurowings Invites Customers to Shape the Future of Air Travel – Competition

Eurowings has launched an innovation competition, inviting private and business travelers to join forces and shape the future of air travel.

Qatar Airways Aims to Rebuild Network to 80 Destinations by End of June

Qatar Airways will begin a phased approach to expand its network, initially to 52 destinations by the end of May and to 80 in June.

Athens Flying Week 2020 Air Show Canceled

The Athens Flying Week 2020 air show, which was scheduled to take place during 19-20 September, is canceled due to the Covid-19 health crisis.

Commission: Measures to Support Aviation, Rail, Maritime and Road Transport Sectors

The European Commission has adopted a package of measures to support the transport sectors of aviation, rail, maritime and road, which have been hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greece Sets Face Mask Rule to Contain Covid-19 Spread

Greek health authorities are urging the country’s residents to wear a mask at all times, particularly in public spaces, in efforts to keep the spread of Covid-19 in check.