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Greek Flag Carrier AEGEAN Marks 20 Years of Award-winning Service

Greek national carrier and Star Alliance member AEGEAN is celebrating 20 years in the air since its first flight in 1999.

Greek Tourism Giants Sbokos-Vassilakis Join Forces

Evergolf Tourist Investments, owned by the Vassilakis family, has teamed up with Golf Residences, owned by the Sbokos family (Sbokos Hotel Group).

Tax Breaks Can Ensure Year-round Tourism for Greece, Says Aegean Airlines Head

In order to ensure tourism all year round, enterprises must be relieved of tax burdens, Aegean Airlines President Eftychios Vassilakis said during SETE's 26th General Assembly.

‘Closer to Greece’: Aegean Airlines Brings Taste of Epirus to Its Flights

The sites, sounds and tastes of Epirus take center stage this month on all Aegean Airlines flights under its ongoing “Closer to Greece” initiative.

Aegean Chief Says VAT Thwarting Greek Airline Competitiveness

“In order for Aegean and other operators to continue their expansion, errors hindering competitiveness must be rectified,” Eftihis Vassilakis, the vice president of Greece’s largest carrier, Aegean, said on Wednesday.

PM Tsipras: Trip to Paros Best Promotion for Greece @ Island Airport Opening

Paros Airport is an important infrastructure project that will contribute to tourism and the economy, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said from the Cycladic island of Paros on Friday during the inauguration of the new airport there.

Aegean VP Says Airports Deal a Step in the Right Direction

The privatization agreement between the government and consortium Fraport-Slentel for the 40-year management of 14 regional airports in Greece, which was finalized on Monday, is a step in the right direction, the vice president of the country’s biggest carrier, Aegean, said.

Aegean Aims for the Sky, Launches 14 New Destinations from Athens

Aegean Airlines announced on Thursday, the introduction of 14 new destinations from Athens, 111 international routes to 45 countries and investments in four new Airbus A320 carriers.

Four Greek Airports Blacklisted, Aegean VP Calls for Upgrades

"2015 was the worst year with regard to operations and functionality of Greece’s airports", Aegean Airlines Vice President Eftychios Vassilakis said while speaking at SETE's 14th Greek Tourism Confederation conference. Meanwhile, four Greek regional airports have been listed...

AEGEAN Teams Up With Hellenic Basketball Federation

AEGEAN officially announced its partnership with the Hellenic Basketball Federation (EOK) during a special event held on Thursday, shortly before the Greek national basketball team departed for Croatian capital Zagreb for the official opening of Eurobasket 2015.

Santorini to Push for All-year-round Tourism Season

The Municipality of Thera has rounded up a number of Santorini's tourism forms and has announced a collaborative effort to keep the tourists coming after the summer sun has gone and establish the Cycladic island as an all-year-round tourism destination.

Greece: Visa Policy Will Remain Unchanged For Russian Travelers

The current visa policy for Russian citizens that want to visit Greece will not change, Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Secretary General Panos Livadas assured leading Russian tour operators.

Aegean Airlines Briefs Greek Travel Agents

Greek travel agents were informed on the strategic options and short and long term goals of Aegean Airlines at an information event held recently by the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA).

Aegean Backs CAA Decision To Reject Second Turkish Airlines Flight To Thessaloniki

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines said it supports a recent decision of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) that blocked a Turkish Airlines request for a second daily flight to and from Thessaloniki.

Aegean To Fly To 15 New Destinations Next Year

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines will make a dynamic start in 2014 in terms of its network with a further expansion of international destinations and new routes, the airline’s vice president, Eftychios Vassilakis, said.