connect with us
Travel & Tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

EU Aviation Braces for No-deal Brexit as UK Issues Technical Notices

As the date of Britain’s exit from the European Union draws near, uncertainty grows surrounding the future of aviation.

UK Issues Guidelines in Case of No-deal Brexit

The UK government has published an updated guide with advice on issues that may arise in case no agreement with the EU is achieved after Britain exits the European Union.

Brexit ‘White Paper’ Next Step Towards UK-EU Aviation Bargain

The UK government has published a white paper, which proposes a softer Brexit, amid concerns that the country's exit from the EU will lead to disruptions in the aviation industry.

Fraport Greece Appoints Ilias Maragakis as Chief Operating Officer

Fraport Greece has appointed Ilias Maragakis, an executive with more than 20 years of aviation experience, as its new chief operating officer.

Greece’s 14 Fraport-run Airports Receive EASA Safety Certification

Greece's 14 Fraport-run regional airports have received EASA certificates, which confirm the high level of safety in infrastructure and operational processes.

Athens Airport is EASA Aviation Safety Certified

Athens International Airport was certified for meeting a high level of safety in accordance to the regulations of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

Airline Executives Express Concerns Over Travel in post-Brexit Era

Airline executives are calling on the UK to come up with a post-Brexit regulation policy in order for the industry to continue operating as normal, following the country's exit from the EU.

Mykonos Airport to Close for Runway Works

The airport on Mykonos will remain closed between November 13 and 29 due to construction works on the runway by management company Fraport Greece.

Aviation Safety Authority Orders Emergency Software Revision on Airbus A350

The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued an emergency directive for airlines operating the Airbus A350, warning of a potential fuel tank ignition.

Lufthansa to Launch Broadband Internet on Short- and Medium-haul Flights

This October, the first Lufthansa short- and medium-haul aircraft will take off with broadband internet on board.

EASA Allows Use Of Smartphones, Tablets During Flights

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) now allows European airlines to permit mobile phones and other portable electronic devices to stay switched on during flights.

Aegean Airlines Among Carriers To Renew Flights To And From Tel Aviv

Several American and European airlines have been informed they can consider flying again to and from Israel's international airport and have already renewed flights.

Flights To Tel Aviv, Israel, Suspended By US And European Airlines

European and American airlines are canceling flights to Tel Aviv, Israel, following a security alert after a rocket landed one mile away from the country's main airport on Tuesday 22 July.

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.

LOT Allows Electronic Device Use Throughout Flights

As of 17 February 2014, LOT passengers may use portable electronic devices, such as cell phones, tablets (in flight mode) and cameras, during all phases of flight, including takeoff and landing.

EASA: 2013 Safest Year In Aviation History

The start of 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of commercial aviation together with the achievement of the best safety record in aviation history, according to the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

British Airways Permits Mobile Use During Take-Off and Landing

British Airways is the first European airline to allow passengers to use smartphones and tablets - in flight mode - during take-off and landing.

Smartphones And Other Electronic Devices To Be Allowed On-Board Aircraft

The use of personal electronic devices (PED) such as tablets, smartphones, e-readers and mp3 players during flights is expected to change, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) recently announced.