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AEGEAN Announces Pilot Scholarships for 100 Greek Students

Aegean Airlines is granting scholarships to 100 Greek students seeking to become pilots and is accepting applications until September 7.

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).

Athens’ Museums and Sites Host Free Theatrical Performances

Athens' museums and sites are hosting theatrical performances with free admission, as part of “The Stones Speak” initiative of the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Greece Favorite Holiday Spot for the French

French travelers have got a soft spot for travel, with Greece topping their bucket list, pushing Spain and Italy to the side, according to a survey by tourism consultants Protourisme.

NBA Champion Giannis Antetokounmpo Promotes Greece in New Video

The Tourism Ministry has unveiled a new video that stars NBA basketball superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo showcasing Greece's tourism offerings.

AEGEAN Invests €30m in Aviation Training Center at Athens Airport

Greek carrier AEGEAN has announced the establishment of a new aviation training center at the Athens International Airport for its aircrew.

AEGEAN Chief: Airbus A320neo Deal will Take Us Farther

AEGEAN signed an agreement with Airbus for the purchase of up to 42 A320neo Family aircraft, an investment valued at $5 billion at list prices.

‘MSC Seaview’ Sets off on Maiden Voyage in Luxury and Style 

MSC Cruises recently inaugurated the latest addition to its fleet, the new flagship "MSC Seaview", during a lavish ceremony in Genoa, Italy.

Athens Mayor: City Break Visitor Numbers Soar by 600% Since 2013

Tourism arrivals to Athens are on the rise, with the number of city break visitors increasing by 600% since 2013, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Athens Targets French Travelers, Offers Exclusive Experiences

The Municipality of Athens has launched a digital campaign, in collaboration with Mastercard, aimed at attracting more French holidaymakers to the Greek capital.

Athens Airport Ranks Second Globally on AirHelp Score 2018

Athens International Airport ranks second worldwide on AirHelp’s 2018 list of best airports based on quality of service, on-time performance, and claim processing.

Tax Breaks Can Ensure Year-round Tourism for Greece, Says Aegean Airlines Head

In order to ensure tourism all year round, enterprises must be relieved of tax burdens, Aegean Airlines President Eftychios Vassilakis said during SETE's 26th General Assembly.

AEGEAN Operates More Flights in First Quarter 2018

AEGEAN operated 3 percent more flights in the first three months of 2018, offering 7 percent more seats and significantly improving its load factor.

In Memory of Theodoros Vassilakis

Theodoros Vassilakis, the Chairman and Founder of airline company AEGEAN, passed away at the age of 78 on Thursday, May 17.

Greece to See Over 20% Rise in Arrivals from Lebanon in 2018

Greece in 2018 is expected to see tourist arrivals from Lebanon increase by more than 20%, according to the conclusions from the 3rd Greek Tourism Workshop held in Beirut.

AEGEAN, Greek Chefs Travel Greece’s Gastronomy Around the World

As part of the new “Gastronomics” initiative, Greek carrier AEGEAN and three renowned chefs will take Greece's gastronomy on a journey across the globe.

Rhodes Marathon Sold Out with Runners from 30 Countries

More than 2,700 runners from 30 countries will participate in the 5th International Rhodes Marathon, scheduled to take place on April 29.

AEGEAN Develops Network in Winter, Flies 2.4m Passengers in Q1 2018

AEGEAN has reported a 12% growth in passenger traffic for the first quarter of 2018, welcoming 2.4 million passengers on board its flights.

AEGEAN Tops TripAdvisor List as Europe’s Best Regional Airline for 2018

Greek carrier AEGEAN was named Europe’s Best Regional Airline in the 2018 Traveler’s Choice Awards for Airlines released by TripAdvisor.

Holy Flame to Reach 17 Greek Destinations via AEGEAN Flights

Greek carrier AEGEAN on Holy Saturday, April 7, will provide three extra aircraft to distribute the Holy Flame to 17 destinations in Greece.