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Ultra-low-cost Pricing Initiative for Greeks: Up to 10 Euros Airfare for Domestic Travel

Greeks are expected to have access to airline tickets costing up to 10 euros for domestic travel this month, according to an announcement made by Athens International Airport on Thursday.

AEGEAN: Free Ticket Changes During Referendum Period

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines has announced ticketing flexibility on already issued tickets due to the July 5 referendum.

The French Say ‘Le petit paradis, Halkidiki!’

"Halkidiki is a small paradise", three journalists and two bloggers from France agreed last week.

Ryanair Extends Chania Routes to Athens and Thessaloniki in August

Ryanair on Friday announced that it will increase the frequencies to its flights on its Chania routes to Athens and Thessaloniki this August due to overwhelming demand, as part of its Chania summer 2015 schedule.

Ryanair Fares Now Available on Sabre GDS

Ryanair announced that its low fares are now available to Sabre-connected travel agencies and corporations across Europe via the Sabre global distribution system (GDS), following its agreement with Sabre Corporation, a global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry.

Ryanair Dubbed ‘Second Largest Carrier’ at Athens Airport

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair recently celebrated its first year of operations in Athens and was announced as the second largest carrier based at Athens International Airport.

Travelport and Etihad Airways Renew Full Content Agreement

Travelport and Etihad Airways on Tuesday jointly announced the extension of their multi-year, full content agreement.

Traffic and Flights Pick Up Pace at Athens Airport

As the summer season sets in, travelers are flocking to Greece and more new flights are landing by the day at Athens International Airport, which is recording a 20 percent increase in passenger traffic, 140 new routes, 189 boosted flights plus 10 new destinations.

Ryanair Makes New Agreement with Sabre GDS

Ryanair and Sabre Corporation announced an agreement that will see the airline’s low fares and ancillary services made available to Sabre-connected travel agencies and corporations across Europe via the Sabre global distribution system (GDS).

Ryanair Lowers Customer Airport Fees

Ryanair on Tuesday announced that it lowered its airport check-in fees and missed departure fee.

Ryanair Announces Santorini Winter 2015 Schedule, Ticket Sale

Ryanair announced on Wednesday its Santorini winter 2015 schedule with increased flights to Athens.

Record Bookings on Ryanair’s Athens Summer Schedule

Ryanair on Thursday announced record advance bookings on its Athens summer 2015 schedule, during a media event in the Greek capital.

Ryanair Launches Low Cost Athens Winter 2015 Schedule

Ryanair on Wednesday launched its Athens winter 2015 schedule with five new routes from the Greek capital to Warsaw Modlin, Berlin Schönefeld, Budapest, Bratislava, and Santorini.

Ryanair Launches Athens Summer 2015 Schedule with Flights from €19.99

Ryanair on Thursday launched its Athens summer 2015 schedule with new flights from the Greek capital to Warsaw Modlin, Budapest, Brussels Charleroi, Bratislava, Rome Ciampino and Santorini.

Travelport: 100 Airlines Already Signed Up for ‘Rich Content and Branding’ Technology

Travelport has announced that 100 airlines had already signed up to its industry-leading Travelport Rich Content and Branding merchandising solution.

Greek Carrier Ellinair Distributes Flights via Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform

Travelport on Thursday announced a new agreement with Greek carrier Ellinair through which the airline will now distribute its flights via the Travelport Travel Commerce Platform.

Ryanair: 91% of Flights On-time in February

Ryanair carried over 5.4 million customers in February with 91 percent of its 34,000 flights arriving on-time, according to the airline's February 2015 customer service statistics.

Girl Power: Greek Women Travel Europe Alone

All the more ladies are keen on exploring Europe alone, according to figures released recently by online booking platform TravelPlanet24 on occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8.

Ryanair Says ‘No’ to Privatization of Greece’s Regional Airports

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair said it was against the privatization of Greece’s local airports, proposing instead that the Greek government announce a new bid which will have the increase in passenger traffic as a prerequisite.

Ryanair Announces New Routes, Finds Athens Airport Charges ‘Too High’

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair yesterday announced "strong bookings" on its six new Athens Summer 2015 routes to Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Rome, Santorini and Warsaw.