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Athens, Thessaloniki Feature in Greece’s New City Break Promo Video

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Aegean Airlines launched a new video campaign promoting Athens and Thessaloniki as city break destinations.

TCB Promotes Thessaloniki to MICE Professionals from Spain

Spanish MICE professionals recently visited Thessaloniki within the framework of a fam trip organized by the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB).

Greece Boasts 21 Airlines with 485 Aircraft

There are currently 21 Greek airlines in operation with a fleet of 485 aircraft, according to Greece's Civil Aviation Authority.

Aegean to Fly with Pratt & Whitney’s GTF Engines

Greek airline AEGEAN has selected the Pratt & Whitney GTF engine to power up to 62 Airbus A320neo family aircraft.

Κοντά στους Νέους: Πρόγραμμα στήριξης φοιτητών από την Aegean

Η AEGEAN για 6η συνεχή χρονιά είναι δίπλα στην ελληνική οικογένεια και φέρνει επιπλέον 250 φοιτητές πιο κοντά στα αγαπημένα τους πρόσωπα.

Greece Ready to Host UNWTO Int’l Meeting on Silk Road Tourism – October 10-12

Thessaloniki, Greece, in October will host the 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, a high level event attended by over 25 Silk Road countries.

AEGEAN Temporarily Suspends Flights to/from Tehran

Due to foreign exchange bank restrictions, Greek airline AEGEAN is suspending flights to/from Tehran, effective from October 11, 2018, until further notice.

AEGEAN: Improved Load Factors, Narrower Seasonal Losses in H1 2018

During the first six months of 2018, AEGEAN saw its net losses narrowing to 13.8 million euros, from 20 million euros in the respective period of 2017.

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.