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British Airways Cancels Heathrow, Gatwick Flights Due to IT System Failure

British Airways has cancelled all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick airports in the UK until 6pm on Saturday, due a major IT system failure.

EU Re-adopts Decision to Fine Air Cargo Carriers Over ‘Price-fixing’

The European Commission has re-adopted a cartel decision against 11 air cargo carriers and imposed a fine of some 776 million euros for operating a "price–fixing cartel".

British Airways Launches New Route from London City to Skiathos Island

British Airways in June will launch direct flights from London City airport to the Greek island of Skiathos for summer 2017.

Qantas Yet Again Voted World’s Safest Airline for 2017

Australian carrier Qantas has been voted the safest airline for 2017 thanks to its fatality-free record as announced by AirlineRatings.com.

Runway Works at Thessaloniki Airport Pushed Back to October 2017

The Greek transport ministry has stepped in and postponed runway works at Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport beyond the upcoming summer season.

Fears for Thessaloniki Tourism Due to Works on Airport Runway

Greek professionals are calling for the postponement of works on Thessaloniki's airport runway, fearing that incoming tourism in summer 2017 will be hit.

British Airways Announces London-Zakynthos Route

British Airways has announced that it will launch nonstop flights between London Heathrow and the Greek island of Zakynthos in summer 2017.

Qatar Airways and British Airways Strengthen Ties with Joint Business Agreement

Qatar Airways and British Airways’ parent company, International Airlines Group (IAG), recently announced a joint business agreement that will benefit customers by offering a wider choice of flights, an enhanced network, greater choice of fares and superior benefits for members...

‘The Times’ Reveals ‘Idyllic’ Secret: Halkidiki’s Ammouliani Islet

Under the title “Empty Beaches, Sleepy Villages and Quiet Tavernas” the London Times featured this month the tiny Halkidiki island of Ammouliani for its white sand, spectacular view, warm hospitality and great food.

British Airways Takes Kalamata… Direct to London

British Airways is now servicing the Peloponnese town of Kalamata directly with flights from London’s Heathrow Airport.

British Airways to Begin Flights to Kalamata and Chania

British Airways, the UK’s flagship carrier airline, has announced the start of its flights for summer 2016 in Greece launching routes to Kalamata and Chania.

Travelport – mtt a Step into the Next Era of Travel

The travel industry is changing, there’s no doubt about it, and in the words of Travelport’s Global Head of Product and Marketing, Air Commerce, Ian Heywood, this is a “customer-driven technology-enabled industry”.

Travelport Extends Customized Offers, Welcomes 150 Airlines On Board

Travel commerce platform leader Travelport announced today at the CAPA Airlines in Transition Summit held in Dublin, that 150 airlines have joined its system and can now make customized or personalised offers to both individual travel agencies or corporations.

Save Money on Flights for World Travel Market Events

Delegates attending events within the World Travel Market portfolio can take advantage of discounted air fares with oneworld airlines following a recent groundbreaking deal between the alliance and World Travel Market's parent company Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE).

Messinia to Welcome New Direct Flights, More Visitors this Year

Messinia, in the southwestern Peloponnese, this year is expected to see a 28 percent increase in air arrivals compared to 2015, as a result of the launch of new air routes to and from Kalamata's international airport "Captain Vassilis Konstantakopoulos" as of April.

British Airways, Iberia Select Travelport’s Airline Merchandising Technology

Travelport has announced new agreements with British Airways and Iberia that sees both airlines sign up for its airline merchandising solution, Travelport Rich Content and Branding.

Tour Agents, Airlines Bet on Greece for 2016

Greece is still going strong as a destination of choice according to forecasts for the new year with tour operators boosting their package deals and air carriers launching new flights and adding more seats to their Greece-bound itineraries.

British Airways Adds New Greek Destinations to 2016 Summer Schedule

British Airways this week announced the addition of two new Greek destinations to its 2016 summer schedule: Chania and Kalamata.

British Airways to Fly Direct to Kalamata from London

British Airways will launch nonstop flights between London and Kalamata in April 2016.

Acropolis Among Top 30 Desired Destinations of UK Travellers

The Acropolis in Athens is among the 30 most desired travel destinations of Brits, according to a poll commissioned by British Airways as part of its "Inspire Us" travel photography challenge.