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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.

Naxos Airport in Greece to Get Upgrade

Funds of 23.07 million euros have been approved for the improvement and expansion of the airport on the Greek island of Naxos.

Eurowings: Flights to Crete, Rhodes and Mykonos from Stockholm for Summer 2022

Eurowings will fly to the Greek islands of Crete, Rhodes and Mykonos from its new base in Stockholm for summer 2022.

KLM: Direct Flights from The Netherlands to 167 Destinations this Summer

Between March 27 and October 29, KLM will fly from The Netherlands to 96 European and 71 intercontinental destinations.

EasyJet Removes Mandatory Use of Masks on Some Routes

Easyjet has announced that as of March 27 its customers and crew will no longer be required to wear masks on some of its flights.

Air Travel Needs to be ‘Redesigned’ in Post-Covid Era, Says Industry Expert

Air travel needs to undergo a ‘redesign’ as people start traveling again after more than two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, says a Greek industry expert.

Wizz Air to Launch 3 Routes from Italy to Skiathos this Summer

Wizz Air in June will launch new routes that will connect the island of Skiathos in Greece with three airports in Italy.

IATA Opens Nominations for 2022 Diversity & Inclusion Awards

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the opening of the nomination period for the 2022 IATA Diversity and Inclusion Awards.

Air Austral Appoints Goldair as its General Sales Agent in Greece

Air Austral, the flag carrier of the French region of Réunion, has appointed Goldair as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Greece.

Russia Closes Airspace to Flights from 36 Countries

Russia has introduced a restriction on the operation of flights by carriers from 36 countries.

Air France Resumes Flights to US, Expands Services to Canada

Air France will resume flights between Paris and the cities of New York, Denver and Dallas, while it will further expand its services to Canada.

‘Toulouse Declaration’ Paves Way for Aviation Decarbonization

Thirty-five countries in Europe have signed the ‘Toulouse Declaration’, the first-ever public-private initiative supporting aviation’s decarbonization goals.

AEGEAN Launching Wi-Fi Service on All A321neo Aircraft

AEGEAN has announced the launch of a new high-speed inflight broadband on all existing and new Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft by 2025.

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.