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Ellinair Welcomes Thanos Pascalis as New CEO

Greek carrier Ellinair, a member of Mouzenidis Group, has announced that it has appointed Thanos Pascalis as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Ellinair Links Thessaloniki with Chania on Crete

Greek carrier Ellinair has announced the launch of a new flight connecting Thessaloniki with Chania on Crete, three times a week.

Aircraft Slides Off Runway at Heraklion Airport, No Injuries Reported

An Ellinair aircraft on Wednesday slid off the runway at the Heraklio airport on the island of Crete. No injuries were reported.

Ellinair Connects Athens with Rhodes via Three Weekly Flights

In a bid to boost tourism, Greek airline Ellinair has announced the launch of three weekly flights connecting Athens with the island of Rhodes as of June.

Ellinair Expects to Fly One Million Tourists to Greece in 2018

Greek airline Ellinair expects the number of its passengers to Greece this year to surpass one million, a 34 percent increase over 2017.

‘Thessbrunch’ Honored as Innovative Concept for Thessaloniki

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association received a silver award for its culinary initiative "Thessbrunch" at the prestigious Tourism Awards 2018.

MITT 2018 Reveals Strong Bookings for Halkidiki

Pre-bookings for Halkidiki from Russia are on the rise according to insight gathered by the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) during the MITT fair.

Greece Back on Russian Travelers’ Bucket List

Russians are adding Greece to the top of their holiday agenda this summer, with Russian tour operators pointing to a 17 percent rise in the number of visitors for 2018.

Greek Carrier Ellinair Expands Fleet

Greek carrier and Mouzenidis Group company Ellinair announced the expansion of its fleet and the launch of seven new routes in 2018.

Thessaloniki Hotels Serve ‘Thessbrunch’ in Winter, Spring

"Thessbrunch", the culinary initiative of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, continues to win over the crowds offering unique flavors.

Greek Travel Agents Meet Ellinair at Athens Event

More than 100 representatives of major tourism enterprises attended an event in Athens held by Ellinair to present its products and services.

Gastronomy, Art and Travel on Autumn ‘Thessbrunch’ Menu

Thessbrunch, the culinary initiative of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, continues in autumn with new dishes and dozens of flavor combinations.

Three Airlines, Two Operators Handling Bulk of Tourists to Greece

Two tour operators and three airlines handle the bulk of travelers interested in Greece this summer, according to the Hellenic Slot Coordination Authority.

ATOR: Russian Tourists Prefer Crete, Rhodes, Corfu

Russian travelers are selecting Crete, Corfu and Rhodes for their 2017 summer holidays, according to the Russian Association of Tour Operators (ATOR). 

Ellinair’s First Moscow-Kavala Direct Flight Touches Down at Megas Alexandros Airport

Mouzenidis Group airline, Ellinair this summer directly connects Kavala with the Russian cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Mouzenidis’ Carrier Ellinair Brings Relics of St Helen & True Cross to Greece

The relics of Saint Helen and part of the True Cross she was said to have found in the Holy Land, arrived in Athens from Venice on an Ellinair flight.

Greece Pre-bookings from Russia on the Rise

Pre-bookings by Russian travelers for Greece are picking up pace and have started earlier compared to last year, according to Russia’s tour operators.

Mouzenidis Group to Show New Products, Services at Philoxenia 2016

Mouzenidis Group will inform the public and tourism professionals on its new products, destinations and services at the 32nd International Tourism Expo Philoxenia, to take place November 18-20 at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre.

Ellinair Flight to Moscow Lands Safely in Thessaloniki after Technical Problem

An Ellinair B737-300 aircraft from Thessaloniki to Moscow made a forced landing at Macedonia Airport in Thessaloniki on Friday, August 5, at 16:02 local time. All passengers and crew evacuated safely.

Cyclades Chamber Urges Winter Thessaloniki-islands Air Service

The Chamber of Cyclades is calling on its members and local entrepreneurs to take the necessary measures so that the islands and particularly Syros, where it is headquartered, remain connected with Thessaloniki in upcoming winter months.