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Lufthansa: Employees with Medical Training are Released from Work to Help

Lufthansa employees with medical vocational training can volunteer to offer their services at medical facilities.

Thessaloniki: Access to Seikh Su Forest is Prohibited

The Region of Central Macedonia has banned access to Seikh Su, the hilltop forest surrounding the city of Thessaloniki, as part of its efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Minoan Lines Brings Greeks Back Home from Italy

Minoan Lines contributed to the repatriation of Greek citizens and transferred them from Italy to Greece, following the Covid-19 travel restrictions imposed worldwide.

Alonissos Gives Covid-19 Info in Four Languages

The Municipality of Alonissos has launched a brochure in four languages with useful information on the COVID-19 pandemic, for the island's residents and visitors.

Lufthansa Group Extends Free Rebooking Period

The airlines of Lufthansa Group are extending their free rebooking period until August 31 to meet their customers' needs due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the Covid-19 virus.

7th Rhodes Int’l Marathon Event Postponed for April 2021

The 7th Rhodes International Marathon event, originally scheduled to take place on Rhodes on May 3, has been postponed for April 2021, due to the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak in Greece.

Greece Bans Private Pleasure Boats from Entering its Ports

Greece has temporarily banned the entrance of private pleasure boats from entering its ports, as part of efforts to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Air France: Flights to Repatriate European Nationals

Air France has announced that it will maintain several international services in order to transfer French and European nationals back home.

KLM Contact Centers Give High Priority to Repatriation Questions

KLM's contact centers will be giving high priority to questions regarding the repatriation of travelers to The Netherlands.

GNTO’s Visitgreece Provides Info and Advice on Covid-19

The GNTO has launched a special section on its "Visitgreece" website informing the public on the measures applied in Greece to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

Scoot Offers Voucher Refunds for Flexible Rebooking

Scoot is offering voucher refunds for the full value of bookings made on or before 15 March 2020 for travel up to 31 May 2020 with immediate effect.

Covid-19: Commission Gives Guidelines for EU Passenger Rights

The European Commission has published guidelines to ensure EU passenger rights are applied in a coherent manner amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Till then, #StaySafe: A Message from Greek Tourism by Marketing Greece

Marketing Greece is inviting Greek enterprises to pass on a message on behalf of Greek tourism: “When the time is right, we’ll be there for you. Till then #staysafe”.

Ellinair Temporarily Suspends Flight Schedule

Ellinair has announced the temporary suspension of its flight schedule in response to the travel restrictions applied due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Singapore Airlines Cuts Capacity By Half in Response to Border Controls

Singapore Airlines is suspending additional services across its network after the decision of countries around the world to impose border controls to stem the Covid-19 outbreak.

AEGEAN to Temporarily Cut Most International Flights

Greek airline company AEGEAN is temporarily cutting the majority of flights in its international network, following the elevation of the Covid-19 virus to pandemic status.

Posidonia 2020 Event Rescheduled for October

The Posidonia 2020 maritime event in Greece has been rescheduled for October due to the further spread of Covid-19.

Kallichoron Hotel: Travel Flex Policy for Free Cancellations

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Astypalea's Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel has postponed its opening for the season and has introduced a flexible policy for cancellations.

Austrian Airlines to Temporarily Terminate Flight Operations

Austrian Airlines is temporarily terminating all regular flight operations as of March 18 due to entry bans being imposed across the globe to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Air France Grounds Airbus 380 Aircraft and KLM its Entire Boeing 747 Fleet

The Air France-KLM Group will gradually reduce its flight activity during the next two months following travel restrictions imposed in France and other countries due to Covid-19.