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Greek Carrier AEGEAN Suffers Q1 Losses Due to Covid

Greece’s national carrier AEGEAN said consolidated revenues in Q1 2021 dropped by 70% to 44.3 million euros against the same quarter in 2020.

SKY express Starts Direct Flights from Athens to Brussels

Greek airline SKY express has launched flights connecting Athens to Brussels, adding one more international destination to its flight schedule.

AEGEAN-Olympic Air: Flight Cancellations and Reschedules for May 6

AEGEAN and Olympic Air are cancelling and rescheduling flights for May 6 due to a 4-hour work suspension announced by the Air Traffic Control Personnel.

Ferry, Airline Employees in Greece Must Self-test for Covid-19

Employees in Greece’s transport sector are among those that must undergo mandatory self-testing for Covid-19 once a week.

AEGEAN Posts €187.1m Loss in First 9 Months of 2020 Due to Covid-19

Greek airline company AEGEAN posted a loss of 187.1 million euros during the first nine months of 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

AEGEAN-Olympic Air: Flight Cancellations and Reschedules for October 7-8

AEGEAN and Olympic Air are cancelling and rescheduling flights for Wednesday and Thursday due to a 4-hour work suspension announced by aviation personnel unions.

Air Transport Needs Common EU Plan, Greece Says

Greece is urging EU lawmakers to come up with a common plan for transport that will restart flights and ensure risk-free travel in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

AEGEAN: Net Earnings Increase to €78.5m in 2019

AEGEAN's 2019 financial results proves the gradual success of its efforts of extending the season, says the company's CEO Dimitris Gerogiannis.

ACI World: Covid-19 a Blow to Global Airport Traffic, Revenue

The coronavirus outbreak is set to drive international airport passenger traffic volume down in the first quarter of 2020, according to ACI World.

AEGEAN: No Rebooking Fees Until March 20 Due to Coronavirus

AEGEAN will not apply rebooking fees until March 20 to passengers that wish to reschedule their travel plans due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Lufthansa: Flights to Rhodes and Zakynthos for Summer 2020

Lufthansa has announced new flights to the Greek destinations of Rhodes and Zakynthos for summer 2020 that will begin operation in April.

AEGEAN: Increase in Passenger Traffic and Turnover in First Half of 2019

AEGEAN recorded an increase in passenger traffic and turnover in the first half of 2019, boosted by a strong performance in the second quarter of the year.

Ellinair Celebrates 5th Anniversary Where it All Began: Thessaloniki

Ellinair, a Mouzenidis Group airline, recently celebrated its fifth anniversary in the aviation industry with an event in the destination where it all began: Thessaloniki.

Greece Boasts 21 Airlines with 485 Aircraft

There are currently 21 Greek airlines in operation with a fleet of 485 aircraft, according to Greece's Civil Aviation Authority.

Low-cost Carriers Bringing People Closer, Study Says

Τhe services of low-cost carriers are bringing people and regions in Europe closer, according to a report by the Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS).

Makedonia Airport Ready for Take Off, Airlines Requesting Slots

Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Airport is set to 'take off’ in the upcoming tourism season with more airlines requesting landing slots.

Thessaloniki Makedonia Airport Main Runway Opens

The main runway at Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport is in operation handling all flights, following the completion of planned maintenance works there.

Makedonia Airport Handling All Flights as Scheduled

All flights to and from Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport are being carried out according to schedule since November 24, Greece’s transport ministry said on Tuesday.

Airline Cancels Flights at Makedonia Airport Citing Safety Concerns

Fraport Greece reiterated its concerns regarding the maintenance works at Makedonia Airport, after reports that a low cost carrier has canceled its flights citing safety reasons.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Concerned About Airport Revamp Deadlines

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) is voicing concerns over the need and timing of upgrade works at the city’s Macedonia Airport and of the completion dates.
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