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GNTO, Tourism Ministry Reach Out to South Korean Market with Fam Trips

As part of its ongoing strategy to expand into new markets, the tourism ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently arranged a series of fam trips and meetings with journalists from South Korea.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Shine at Korea Travel Fair

As part of its ongoing tourism strategy to promote the northern port city of Thessaloniki and its surrounding regions, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) added South Korea to its roster with its first-time participation in the Korean World Travel Fair (KOTFA) in Seoul,...

Greece Applauds Seoul-Athens Charter Flights, Strengthens Ties with South Korea

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura applauded the upcoming launch of direct charter flights between Seoul and Athens by Hanjin, parent company to Korean Air, during her recent visit in South Korea.

Greece’s Association of Airline Representatives Honors Founding Members

The Hellenic Association of Airline Representatives (SAAE) recently honored its founding members at a ceremony that followed its first Board of Directors meeting of the year.

Korean Air and GOL Sign Codeshare Agreement

Korean Air, the biggest airline company in South Korea and one of the most important in Asia, has signed a codeshare agreement with GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes, the largest low-cost airline in Latin America.

Korean Air won A380 “Top Operational Excellence” Award

Korean Air received the A380 "Top Operational Excellence" award for the second time at the Airbus Technical Symposium, which was held in Bangkok on 19 November.

Korean Air Resume Seoul – Tel Aviv Flight

Korean Air resume the Incheon, Seoul - Tel Aviv service and announce the code-share with China Southern Airlines on the Seoul-Urumqi route, in its September 2014 newsletter.

Etihad Airways, Korean Air Expand Code Share Agreement

Etihad Airways has expanded its code share agreement with Korean Air, South Korea's largest airline, to include six new destinations.

Korean Air Launches Special Winter Offer

Korean Air is offering special winter prices for travel from 11 cities of its network to Korea, China, Japan, Oceania and South East Asia.
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Etihad, Korean Air Sign Codeshare Deal

Etihad Airways has signed a new codeshare agreement with Korean Air, South Korea’s largest airline.
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SkyTeam Holds Event To Thank Greek Travel Partners

Global airline alliance SkyTeam recently hosted a dinner at Botrini's restaurant in Athens to show its appreciation to all Greek travel partners for their continued support.

New Agency Manager For Danae Airlines

Danae Airlines, GSA for Korean Air since 1976, recently said goodbye to its agency manager, Katia Charokopou, due to retirement.

Korean Air to Establish New Low Cost Carrier

Korean Air, South Korea's largest carrier, announced it would launch a new low cost carrier within two to three years to compete against the growing legion of budget airlines in the North Asia region.

SkyTeam Welcomes Aeroflot As Tenth Member

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, welcomed Aeroflot as its tenth member and this event was celebrated in Athens at the annual party. Aeroflot, the largest Russian airline, offers daily flights to 89 destinations in 47 countries with its fleet of 81 aircraft. The carrier is...

CSA and Korean Air Sign Code-share Agreement

Korean Air, a SkyTeam alliance member, begins flying between Prague and Seoul, South Korea, as of May 22 with Czech Airlines as its code-share partner. The Czech flag carrier will offer its passengers flights to Seoul and will also be the general agent for cargo.

SkyTeam Workshop Entices Top Travel Agencies

More than a hundred of Greece's top travel agents arrived last month at the rooftop restaurant and bar area of the Hilton Athens to take part in a workshop organized by SkyTeam airline representatives here in Greece -- Aeromexico, Air France, Alitalia, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta...

Korean Air To Purchase 17 New Aircraft

Korean Air has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus and Boeing respectively to purchase a total of 17 aircraft. The deal includes eight A380s from Airbus, and seven B777s, and two B747-400ERFs from Boeing.

Around The World With SkyTeam

Some 18 sales representatives from local SkyTeam offices - Air France, Aeromexico, Alitalia, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta and Korean Air - called on 75 travel agencies in Athens and Thessaloniki during a recent short 3-week period. They presented the four new "Around the World Tour"...

Greece’s SkyTeam Leaders Inform Travel Trade

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance founded by Aeromexico, Air France, Delta Air Lines and Korean Air, as well as its newest member, CSA Czech Airlines, held a major bash at the Astir Place last month to inform the Greek travel trade on the many customer benefits available...

SkyTeam Adds Service To Airline Alliance

A new 4-airline alliance, SkyTeam, got off the ground recently. And besides the usual pieces forged together by partners in an alliance -common reservations, ticketing and check-in services, common frequent-flyer benefits and access to every destination flown by each airline-...
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