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Messinia to Welcome New Direct Flights, More Visitors this Year

Messinia, in the southwestern Peloponnese, this year is expected to see a 28 percent increase in air arrivals compared to 2015, as a result of the launch of new air routes to and from Kalamata's international airport "Captain Vassilis Konstantakopoulos" as of April.

Aktina Caters to Travel Needs for Expo Milano 2015

Leading Greek tour agency Aktina Travel announced that it is the official reseller for this year’s EXPO Milano 2015, to kick off in the Italian city on May 1.

Athens Airport Awards Airlines for Top Performance in 2014

Athens International Airport (AIA) last week honored airlines that recorded the highest increases in passenger numbers on their scheduled flights to and from Athens in 2014.

Qatar Buys 9.99% Stake in IAG, Extends Push into Europe

Qatar Airways has acquired a 9.99 percent stake in IAG (International Airlines Group), parent company of British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia, making it the largest single shareholder in IAG, the Doha-based company announced last week.

Greece Tops World List of Airline Route Launches

Greece is among the top 10 countries worldwide to have introduced new flights in 2014, according to anna.aero, a weekly e-journal and website devoted to global airline/airport network planning issues.