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Ryanair Announces New Routes from Greece for Summer 2019

Low cost carrier Ryanair will connect Mykonos with Bordeaux and Thessaloniki with Manchester as part of its summer 2019 schedule.

Ryanair: Free 10kg Check Bag to 2m Passengers Booked Before August 31

Ryanair will give a free 10kg check bag to all non-priority customers who booked their tickets before August 31 for travels after November 1.

Santorini Experience 2018: Registration Closes on August 31

Professional and amateur athletes interested in participating in the Santorini Experience 2018, have until August 31, to register online.

Ryanair Launches New Route from Athens to London Luton

Ryanair has announced a new route from Athens to London Luton, which will operate three times per week as part of its winter 2018 schedule.

Ryanair Begins Partnership with Air Malta

Ryanair has announced a new partnership with Air Malta, which allows its passengers to book Air Malta flights through its website.

Ryanair Cancels 250 Flights to/from Germany on August 10

Ryanair will cancel 250 flights to and from Germany on Friday, August 10, due to a strike announced by the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) pilot union.

Ryanair Cuts Dublin-based Fleet for Winter 2018, Warns of Job Losses

Ryanair is planning to cut its Dublin-based fleet from 30 to (at most) 24 aircraft for the winter 2018 season, which may also result in job losses.

Airlines vs France Over Air Traffic Controller Strikes

Four airlines have filed complaints to the European Commission against France, claiming the country is breaking EU law by not enabling flights during air traffic controller strikes.

South Aegean Region Partners with Airlines to Promote Greek Islands

The South Aegean Region has partnered with Ryanair, AEGEAN and Ellinair in efforts to attract more visitors to the Cyclades and Dodecanese islands.

Ryanair Supports ‘Santorini Experience’ Event with Special Fares

Ryanair, the official airline partner of the "Santorini Experience" event, has released seats for sale from Athens to Santorini at prices from €19.99.

Minoan to Handle Piraeus-Chania Ferry Route, Transport Council Rules

Minoan Lines will be handling the Piraeus-Chania ferry route over the summer, according to a decision by the Coastal Shipping Transport Council.

Ryanair Announces Carol Sharkey as Chief Risk Officer

Carol Sharkey is joining Ryanair's senior management team as the airline's chief risk officer and will assume responsibility for all of its operational risk assessment.

Ryanair Appoints Chiara Ravara as Head of Sales and Marketing

Ryanair has appointed Chiara Ravara as its new head of sales and marketing, promoting her from her previous role as senior sales and marketing manager.

Hoteliers Call on Ryanair to Re-examine Chania Base Termination

Chania hoteliers are calling on low-cost carrier Ryanair to re-examine its decision to shut down its base at Chania Airport on Crete.

Ryanair to Reduce Greek Domestic Flights, Close Base at Chania Airport

Ryanair has announced plans to reduce its domestic Greek flights and also close its base in Chania Airport on Crete.

Ryanair to Reinstate Flights to Kos in Greece

Low-cost carrier Ryanair will be reinstating flights to the Greek island of Kos for the period up to the end of October 2018.

Ryanair Considers Returning to the Island of Kos

Ryanair's Nikolaos Lardis met with officials from the Region of the South Aegean and examined the possibility of resuming flights to the island of Kos.

New Airline ‘Laudamotion’ Includes Greece in Summer 2018 Flight Schedule

The Greek islands of Corfu, Crete (Heraklion), Kos and Rhodes are among the 17 "sunshine destinations" the new airline Laudamotion will fly to in summer 2018.

AIA Honors Airlines for 2017 Performance at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport (AIA) has honored airlines that recorded the fastest development and the highest increases in passenger volumes in their scheduled services during 2017.

Ryanair Launches New Routes from Greece, Criticizes Price Hikes at Regional Airports

Low-cost carrier Ryanair is adding 13 new routes to its 2018 winter schedule, connecting Athens and Thessaloniki with destinations in Europe, Asia and North Africa.