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Aviation Bodies Join Forces for Smoother Slot Allocation

Airport operators, airlines and slot coordinators are working together on global guidelines for the allocation of airport slots, aiming to improve the traveler experience by ensuring schedule reliability.

IATA Moves Ahead with Resolutions to Upgrade Travel Experience

IATA endorsed five resolutions during its 75th annual general meeting, aiming to upgrade the travel experience.

Korean Air Celebrates 30 Years of Flights to Canada

Korean Air recently celebrated the 30th anniversary since its first scheduled service between Canada and South Korea and held events at the airports of Vancouver and Toronto.

Korean Air Announces 2018 Winter Schedule, Launches New Routes

Seoul-based Korean Air has announced changes to its flight schedule for the 2018 winter season, which include the launch of new routes.

Seoul-Athens Direct Air Link a Priority for Greece, Says Tourism Ministry

The South Korean government will support the efforts of Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura for the launch of a direct Athens-Seoul air link.

Airport Privatization Not Always Best Option, IATA Says  

The privatization of airports is not always the best option, according to IATA, which called on governments to place priority on balancing the interests of consumers, airlines and investors.

Korean Air Wins Big at ‘Cellars in the Sky 2017’ Airline Wine Awards

Korean Air was honored with the top award in the "Best Business Class Red" category in the "Cellars in the Sky 2017" airline wine awards.

Korean Air to Debut CS300 Aircraft on Domestic Routes

Korean Air has filed plans to introduce Bombardier’s CS300 series aircraft into its domestic network as of late January.

GNTO, Tourism Ministry Reach Out to South Korean Market with Fam Trips

As part of its ongoing strategy to expand into new markets, the tourism ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently arranged a series of fam trips and meetings with journalists from South Korea.

Greece Strengthens Shipping Ties with Korea at Maritime Cooperation Forum in Athens

The current state and the prospects of the shipping industry, the latest technological advances in the shipbuilding sector and the opportunities for commercial and financial cooperation between Greece and Korea in the maritime sector were among the main topics discussed at the...

GNTO Exhibits in Seoul, Plans to Promote Greece Through TV and Film

As part of its strategy to approach the markets of South Korea and Southeast Asia, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is participating in the Korea Travel Fair (KOFTA) in Seoul from June 9 to 12.

Greece Looks to Strengthen Tourism Ties with Korea

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Ambassador of Republic of Korea Mr Ahn Young-Jip have expressed their willingness to boost bilateral cooperation in the tourism field.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Shine at Korea Travel Fair

As part of its ongoing tourism strategy to promote the northern port city of Thessaloniki and its surrounding regions, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) added South Korea to its roster with its first-time participation in the Korean World Travel Fair (KOTFA) in Seoul,...

Greece Applauds Seoul-Athens Charter Flights, Strengthens Ties with South Korea

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura applauded the upcoming launch of direct charter flights between Seoul and Athens by Hanjin, parent company to Korean Air, during her recent visit in South Korea.

Kountoura to Promote Greece in South Korea

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will depart for Seoul to promote Greece as a destination for travellers from South Korea. The visit is also in conjunction with Greece's participation in the Korea World Travel Fair (KOTFA).

Greece’s Association of Airline Representatives Honors Founding Members

The Hellenic Association of Airline Representatives (SAAE) recently honored its founding members at a ceremony that followed its first Board of Directors meeting of the year.

Korean Air and GOL Sign Codeshare Agreement

Korean Air, the biggest airline company in South Korea and one of the most important in Asia, has signed a codeshare agreement with GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes, the largest low-cost airline in Latin America.

Korean Air won A380 “Top Operational Excellence” Award

Korean Air received the A380 "Top Operational Excellence" award for the second time at the Airbus Technical Symposium, which was held in Bangkok on 19 November.

Korean Air Resume Seoul – Tel Aviv Flight

Korean Air resume the Incheon, Seoul - Tel Aviv service and announce the code-share with China Southern Airlines on the Seoul-Urumqi route, in its September 2014 newsletter.

Etihad Airways, Korean Air Expand Code Share Agreement

Etihad Airways has expanded its code share agreement with Korean Air, South Korea's largest airline, to include six new destinations.