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Greek Authorities Address Air Traffic Control Delays

The Transport Ministry is looking to address the issue of flight delays at Athens International Airport (AIA) and at other facilities across Greece.

EU Air Traffic Control Delays and Flight Cancellations Peak in 2018

The number of air traffic control delays and flight cancellations appear to have peaked this year, "achieving" the worst record in almost a decade.

Airlines vs France Over Air Traffic Controller Strikes

Four airlines have filed complaints to the European Commission against France, claiming the country is breaking EU law by not enabling flights during air traffic controller strikes.

EU Tourism Bodies Join Forces Against Air Traffic Control Strikes

Major EU tourism trade bodies are joining forces with Airlines for Europe (A4E) in efforts to minimize the “damaging” impact of air traffic controller (ATC) strikes on travelers and tourism across the EU.

Europe’s Travel Organizations Call for Improved Coach Tourism Safety Rules

European tour operators, travel agents and road transport officials are calling for improvements to coach services safety regulations.

New Program to Promote Europe as Tourism Destination to China and the US

Europe is launching a program of matchmaking events to promote itself as a tourism destination to the target markets of China and the US.

ETOA Urges Schengen Visa Reform to Meet Demand, Challenges

ETOA is urging EU member states and the European Parliament to press forward with reform of the Schengen visa scheme to meet changing market expectations.

ETOA: Arrivals to Europe May Exceed 600 Million This Year

It’s never been a better time to visit Europe, according to ETOA, the European tourism association and Forward Keys, traveller data intelligence.

Formation of Tourism Intergroup at European Parliament Receives Applause from Sector

The tourism industry across Europe has applauded the recent formation of a new Intergroup by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on the subject of Tourism.

Tourism High on EU Agenda

European tour operators have given a broad welcome to the inclusion of tourism as a new item in the proposed EU Constitution. A clause on tourism has emerged in the latest draft of the Constitution for discussion among ministers and stakeholders in the member states of the...