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British Airways to Begin Flights to Kalamata and Chania

British Airways, the UK’s flagship carrier airline, has announced the start of its flights for summer 2016 in Greece launching routes to Kalamata and Chania.

Dozens Dead in Brussels Bombings, Police Boost Patrols Across Europe

Police and terror squads are stepping up controls at major tourist destinations across Europe, including Athens, Germany, France, Italy, Britain, the Netherlands, Cyprus, Denmark, Sweden and Finland, following the deadly terrorist attacks on Tuesday at Brussels international...

Save Money on Flights for World Travel Market Events

Delegates attending events within the World Travel Market portfolio can take advantage of discounted air fares with oneworld airlines following a recent groundbreaking deal between the alliance and World Travel Market's parent company Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE).

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.

British Airways, Iberia Select Travelport’s Airline Merchandising Technology

Travelport has announced new agreements with British Airways and Iberia that sees both airlines sign up for its airline merchandising solution, Travelport Rich Content and Branding.

British Airways Adds New Greek Destinations to 2016 Summer Schedule

British Airways this week announced the addition of two new Greek destinations to its 2016 summer schedule: Chania and Kalamata.

British Airways to Fly Direct to Kalamata from London

British Airways will launch nonstop flights between London and Kalamata in April 2016.

WTM 2015: The Peloponnese Experience – All in One Plus More

It’s accessible, it’s diverse, it’s home to Greece’s foremost historic monuments, its coastline is endless, it hosts a number of World Heritage sites, it combines sea, sun and mountains, and its culinary traditions are highly sought after. This is the Peloponnese.

South African Airways Collects Bouquet of Awards

South African Airways (SAA) reconfirms its position as leading airline on the African continent.

Qatar Airways Halts Transport of All Hunting Trophies

Qatar airways announced today that it will in no way enable trophy hunters of endangered species, extending its existing embargo on transporting hunting trophies to encompass all species identified by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild...

Which Airlines Did Not Get ‘Scared Off’ By the Financial Situation in Greece?

While a large number of international airlines decided this week to temporarily withdraw the BSP ticketing authority for all travel agents in Greece, due to the financial situation in the country, others opted to give a vote of confidence to the country and stood by their Greek...

Lufthansa Temporarily Changes Payment Method for Greek Travel Agents

As of Wednesday, July 8, Greek travel agents will be required to only use credit cards when making payments in the BSP to Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines.

Greece – The Unexplored Tourism Investment Paradise: Opinion

Financial Specialist Kostantinos Xanthopoulos gives us significant reasons to pursue an investment in Greece.

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.

British Airways Flies Direct from London to Six Greek Islands This Summer

British Airways on Wednesday announced its Greece summer 2015 schedule which links London to six Greek islands of which two are new destinations.

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.

Acropolis Among Top 30 Desired Destinations of UK Travellers

The Acropolis in Athens is among the 30 most desired travel destinations of Brits, according to a poll commissioned by British Airways as part of its "Inspire Us" travel photography challenge.

British Airways Announces New Routes to Greece for Summer 2015

British Airways announced today that it will connect the UK with four new destinations in Greece this summer.

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.