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Turkish Airlines Launches Flights to Durban, South Africa

Turkish Airlines recently launched flights to Durban in South Africa, increasing its flight destinations in Africa to 46.

Turkish Airlines Adds Flights to Miami, Strengthens Ties Between Greece and America

Turkish Airlines has added flights to Miami as its 12th destination in the Americas. Round trip fares are available from Athens to Miami (via Istanbul), giving the Greek diaspora the opportunity for constant contact with Greek roots.

Turkish Airlines Net Profit Rises 4.6% to $406 Million in First-half 2015

Turkish Airlines recorded a net profit of $406 million during the first half of the year, growing by 4.6 percent compared to the same period in 2014.

LOT and Turkish Airlines Move Towards Future Joint Venture Agreement

LOT Polish Airlines and Turkish Airlines recently signed a letter of understanding, which will initiate an enhanced cooperation between relevant Polish, Turkish and beyond markets and also deepen commercial cooperation on the existing ones.

Avianca Brasil Joins Star Alliance Network

The Star Alliance member carriers welcomed their newest member, Avianca Brasil, at a special ceremony held at Guarulhos International Airport on Wednesday.

Airlines Reinstate the BSP Ticketing Authority for Greek Travel Agents

International airlines are reinstating the BSP ticketing authority for all travel agents in Greece.

Turkish Airlines Still Issues Tickets Through Athens, Thessaloniki Offices

Turkish Airlines said that it is continuing to issue tickets from its central offices in Athens and Thessaloniki, despite having been forced due to the current economic situation in Greece, to temporarily withdraw BSP ticketing authority for all Greek travel agents.

Airlines Stop Selling Tickets Temporarily Via Greek Travel Agents

A number of international airlines have announced that they are temporarily withdrawing the BSP ticketing authority for all travel agents in Greece due to the political instability and financial situation in the country.

Greece – The Unexplored Tourism Investment Paradise: Opinion

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

Skytrax Names Turkish Airlines Best in Europe for Fifth Consecutive Year

Turkish Airlines was recognized at the 2015 Skytrax World Airline Awards and announced last week at the Paris International Airshow as the "Best Airline in Europe" for the fifth year in a row.

Singapore Airlines Launches Three Weekly Non-stop Flights from Athens this Summer

This summer Singapore Airlines is operating three weekly direct flights from Athens to Singapore and from there to another 90 destinations in Asia and Oceania.

Turkish Airlines Brings African Culture Closer to Athens

Aiming to strengthen cultural exchanges between countries and people, Turkish Airlines recently sponsored the 14th African Festival of Food, Music and Handicrafts in Athens.

Borajet to Connect Turkey with Rhodes, Mykonos in June

Turkey-based carrier Borajet has announced the launch of three weekly direct flights from Istanbul to Rhodes and Mykonos in June.

Turkish Visitors to Greece Forecast to Hit a Million This Year

Turkish visitors to Greece are expected to reach one million this season, according to the Attaché of the Culture and Tourism Office of the Turkish Embassy in Athens, Asli Aksungur.

HATTA to Make Important Announcements at 2015 General Assembly

The annual general assembly of the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) will open next week with interesting announcements and a number of important topics on the international and Greek tourism industry and travel agency sector.

Lufthansa Aims to Go Long-Haul with Eurowings

In the footsteps of Asian airline Scoot, Germany’s largest carrier Lufthansa said last week it was planning to expand into long-haul flights with its low-cost subsidiary Eurowings.

Skytrax: Turkish Airlines, The Best In Europe In Last Four Years

Turkish Airlines scored a resounding success at the 2014 Skytrax World Airline Awards, with air travelers voting the airline as the "Best Airline in Europe" for the fourth year in a row.

Greek Tourism Expected To Soar With More Flights In 2014

After last year's record 17.92 million arrivals, the momentum is continuing. Greece should expect another record year in tourism, according to recently released data on the expected passenger traffic at the country's airports in 2014.
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Indian Travel Agents Tour Chalkidiki

A group of Indian travel agents were recently introduced to Chalkidiki by the area's tourism organization within the framework of a familiarization trip to Thessaloniki organized by ASIT (Anatolia Splendid Incoming Travel) Greece and Turkish Airlines.
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Thessaloniki Aims To Lure Indian Tourists

Thessaloniki-based hoteliers recently attended a workshop and presented their hotel services to a group of Indian tour operators visiting the Greek northern city.