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Wizz Air Promotes Thessaloniki as a City Break Destination

Hungarian low cost carrier Wizz Air is promoting Thessaloniki – one of its destinations in Greece – as an ideal choice for city break travelers.

Flynas: New Direct Flights from Saudi Arabia to Athens

Low-cost carrier flynas will launch new direct flights from Saudi Arabia to European destinations, including Athens, for the summer season.

Wizz Air Announces 8 New Routes from Athens

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air will launch eight new routes from Athens to Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Georgia, Lithuania, Republic of Moldova and Poland.

Commission Supports Visa-free Travel for Turkey by June

Turkish nationals may finally see their dream come true and be able to travel throughout Europe visa-free by June this year after the European Commission proposed lifting the visa requirements for Turkey's citizens.

Visa-Free Travel for Turkey Still Depends on Met Criteria

Despite putting forth a demand in March that its nationals be allowed Schengen zone visa-free travel by June if it agreed to take back refugees from Greece, Turkey must still meet all 72 criteria for EU accession, the deputy head of the European Commission said in Brussels recently.

Philoxenia 2010: ARGO Int’l Forum

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies and the United Nations Development Program organized the first international forum “ARGO: The first Black Sea Partnership Forum for Tourism and Travel Operators” with the attendance of tourism professionals from the Black...

Ancient Olympia to Beijing via the Silk Road

Danae Tezapsidou and Vassilis Mesitidis are the two young Greeks in the team of cyclists that will attempt the bike ride from Ancient Olympia to Beijing via the Silk Road in order to mark the 2008 Olympic Games in China. The ride began from ancient Olympia last month and...

Delta Celebrates 100 Days of Service

Delta Air Lines celebrated its 100th day anniversary for its non-stop service from Athens International Airport to Atlanta, Georgia. To date, the flight, which began in May, has provided service for more than 37,000 customers. The daily flight, aboard a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft,...