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Air France-KLM Appoints Yiannis Pantazopoulos as New Sales Manager for Greece, Cyprus and Turkey

Air France – KLM has appointed Yiannis Pantazopoulos as the airline group's new sales manager for Greece, Cyprus and Turkey, effective February 1.

IATA: Air Traveler Numbers Reach New Heights in 2017

The number of air passengers worldwide reached 4.1 billion for the first time in 2017, an increase of 7.3 percent over 2016, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

FlightStats: Alitalia Most Punctual Airline in the World for January

Alitalia was named most punctual airline in the world for January 2018 by US independent data services society FlightStats.

Air France to Launch Service Between Paris and Seattle in March 2018

Air France has announced a non-stop service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Seattle in Washington, USA, as of March 2018.

Hurricane Irma Causes Travel Disruption in the US

Air travel is expected to be affected in the US following official hurricane warnings issued for Florida by the National Hurricane Center late Thursday.

Delta Offers Compensation for Customers Affected by Systemwide Outage

Delta Air Lines will provide $200 in travel vouchers to all customers who experienced a delay of greater than three hours or a cancelled flight as a result of the systemwide outage on Monday, August 8.

Delta to Resume Daily Service Between Athens and New York for 25th Year

Delta Air Lines, which marks its 25th anniversary of service to Greece this year, will restart its nonstop service from Athens to New York-JFK, effective April 5.

Athens Airport Honors Airlines for 2015 Performance

Athens International Airport (AIA) earlier this month honored airlines that recorded the fastest development and the highest increases in passenger volumes in their scheduled services during 2015. The award ceremony took place during the 16th Airline Marketing Workshop held in Athens.

Greece’s Aegean Among 2015’s Fastest Growing Airlines

Greek carrier Aegean is ranked ninth among the world’s 20 fastest growing airlines in 2015, according to weekly e-journal anna.aero (Airline Network News and Analysis).

Minister Kountoura: Three Airlines to Run Direct NY-Athens Flights

Delta, United and American airlines would be handling passenger traffic to Greece in the upcoming summer season.

Delta Announces Athens–New York Summer 2016 Flights Now on Sale

Delta's Athens–New York nonstop flights will begin five times weekly from March 27, 2016, increasing to a daily service from May 24, 2016, using an Airbus A330-300 aircraft with 292 seats.

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...

Keep the Skies Open, says Etihad Airways Chief

Etihad Airways has urged the US Government to "keep the skies open", in a comprehensive formal response to the joint campaign by Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and American Airlines to block competition and roll back the benefits of Open Skies.

America’s Largest Airlines Received Benefits Worth US$71.48 Billion, New Study Shows

Research commissioned by Etihad Airways has quantified a range of government and court-sanctioned benefits and concessions received by the three biggest US carriers, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and American Airlines Group, and other airlines with which they have merged.

Delta Increases Summer Capacity From Athens, Greece

Delta Air Lines is adding five more weekly flights between Athens International Airport and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport effective June 2, 2015.

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.

Delta, Air France/KLM and Alitalia Land Antitrust Approval From EU

The European Commission announced a decision that renders legally binding commitments offered by Air France/KLM, Alitalia and Delta, members of the SkyTeam airline alliance, to help competitors enter the market for three transatlantic routes.

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.

Delta Offers Improved Flight Options from Greece to New York and Beyond

Delta Air Lines will boost travel options for customers between Greece and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport from Monday, March 30, by restarting services to the Big Apple from Athens International Airport.
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