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easyJet To Launch Summer Passenger Appeal For UNICEF

Low-cost airline easyJet is expected to launch its summer "Change for Good" campaign to raise vital funds to support UNICEF in the global fight against polio, a crippling and potentially fatal disease.

EasyJet Appeals To Business Travel Sector

Low-cost carrier easyJet recently announced that it carried 12 million business travelers in the 12 months to end of March 2014 - the first time the airline has broken through that milestone.

EasyJet Celebrates Shakespeare’s 450th Anniversary With World Record Performance

Low-cost airline easyJet celebrated the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth (23 April) with a Guinness World Record performance of his complete works during a flight to Italy.

EasyJet Keeps Passengers Switched On

EasyJet now allows all passengers to use their personal electronic devices such as laptops, DVD players, tablets and mobile phones onboard in "Flight Mode" throughout the whole flight including during take-off and landing.

EasyJet Tο Launch Nine New Routes For Greek Market

Low-cost carrier easyJet has announced that it will launch nine new routes to and from Greece this year in an attempt to broaden its activity and investment in the Greek market.

EasyJet Connects Greece With Italy Via Two New Flights

Low-cost airline carrier easyJet has launched two new direct flights from Rome, Italy, to Greek destinations.

Easyjet Announces Five New Routes To/From Greece

Low-cost airline carrier EasyJet recently announced the launch of five new routes to and from Athens, Heraklion, Kos, Mykonos and Corfu for next year's tourism season.

The Greek Islands Come Closer To Scotland Via easyJet

The Greek islands of Crete and Kos are included on easyJet's new flight schedule for 2014.
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easyJet Adopts Enhanced Amadeus Booking Service

easyJet and Amadeus have announced the launch of unique system enhancements that will allow travel agents around the world, in a phased approach, to book low-cost carriers with the same booking flow as that used for traditional carriers, regardless of the airline’s distribution...
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Jet2 and Norwegian Are Latest Entries In Travelport’s Merchandising Platform

Travelport recently announced that European low cost carriers, Jet2.com and Norwegian, are the latest participants in the aggregated shopping component of its recently launched Travelport Merchandising Platform.
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Travelport Unveils New Merchandising Platform

Travelport has introduced the Travelport Merchandising Platform that transforms the way airlines deliver their products and the way that those products are displayed to travel agents.

Athens Airport Honors Airlines For 2012 Development

Athens International Airport (AIA) awarded airlines that recorded the highest passenger development in 2012, during the 13th Airline Marketing Workshop held at the airport on 14 February.
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Finnair: World’s Safest Airline

Finnair topped the world's safest airlines list, according to the 2012 airline safety ranking recently released by Europe's Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Center (JACDEC).
Santa's unveil UNISEF branded easyJet aircraft. Photo credit: Timothy Anderson.
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easyJet, UNICEF Launch New Flyer

As of last week some 200 Santa Clauses took up poll position to unveil an exclusively branded ‘Change for Good’ carrier as UK-based easyJet and children’s organization UNICEF celebrated raising over £1 million through passenger donations.

easyJet To Launch London-Kalamata Route

Low cost airline easyJet recently announced new flights from London airports for 2013 that include routes to the Greek destinations of Kalamata and Mykonos.

Condé Nast Traveller’s Readers’ Travel Awards 2010

Readers of the Greek version of the Condé Nast Traveller magazine were called to vote for their favorite hotels, tour operators, airlines and spas for 2010 as part of the Readers' Travel Awards: an internationally-recognized mark of excellence within the travel industry.

Low Cost Carrier Benefits To Greece Discussed

“Does Greece’s tourism product benefit from the operation of low cost carriers in the country?” was one of the main questions asked at the “Low cost carriers in the Greek skies” assembly organized recently in Athens by the Hellenic Aviation Society and the Hellenic Association of...

Low-Cost Airlines To Boost Activity In Greece

The Greek Government will cooperate with low-cost airlines and provide every possible facility on a business level, Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis said in a recent meeting with 18 representatives of international low-cost airlines.

Ryanair Announces New Route

The Culture and Tourism Ministry announced last month that it aims to encourage airlines to add routes to Greek destinations or enhance existing flights to Greece from many destinations especially in Europe.

Rodos And Kos See Major Non-Resident Arrival Increase

Although non-resident arrivals showed a 1.3 percent decrease from last year levels in the first seven months of 2010, Greek islands Kos and Rodos enjoyed more visitors despite the economic downturn, according to figures released by the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE).