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Global Travel Stakeholders Welcome EU Covid-19 Pass Deal

Global tourism stakeholders have welcomed the agreement between EU lawmakers and member states on the EU Digital COVID Certificate for travel.

Global Tourism and Aviation Bodies Turn to UK PM to Restore Travel

International tourism and aviation bodies are urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to include the restart of travel in the UK's recovery plans, due to be outlined on February 22.

State, Shareholders to Inject Capital into Greece’s Covid-hit AEGEAN Airlines

The Greek government and AEGEAN shareholders are awaiting Commission approval to inject €180 million to safeguard the pandemic-hit airline.

Wbe.travel: Η τεχνολογία cloud προσφέρει ευελιξία στον κλάδο ταξιδιών

Ο George Dumitru, CEO της wbe.travel, μιλά για τον καταλυτικό ρόλο της ταξιδιωτικής τεχνολογίας στην επανεκκίνηση του τουρισμού.

AEGEAN Achieves 4-star Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating by Skytrax

Greek carrier AEGEAN has been accredited with a 4-star Covid-19 Airline Rating by Skytrax, in recognition for its enhanced health and safety measures.

Insurer AXA Lists Greece Among Top Countries for Quarantine-free Travel

Greece has been listed as one of the best countries for travelers who do not want to undergo self-isolation, according to insurer AXA Gulf.

UK Airline Flybe Announces Collapse

British carrier Flybe has entered into administration after failing to secure a 100-million-pound government loan.

Greek Gov’t Act Lays Out Urgent Coronavirus Measures

Greece's first coronavirus case was reported in Thessaloniki, following the country's announced emergency response measures, which includes the right to impose controls at all of the country’s entry and exit points.

Tourism Minister: Greece Calls for Calm in Covid-19 Health Crisis

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said the coronavirus outbreak requires levelheadedness and added that Greece must be ready for all possible scenarios.

Greece on Heightened Alert for Coronavirus After Italy Infections

Greece is intensifying precautionary measures after the coronavirus spread to neighboring Italy.

Amadeus Partners with Board of Airline Representatives in Germany

Amadeus has become a new business partner of BARIG, the Board of Airline Representatives in Germany.

Blue Air Announces Plans to Link Bucharest with Athens

Romanian carrier Blue Air has announced plans to include Greece in its new flight programing for the summer.

Travelport Renews Agreement with Greece’s Marine Tours

Travelport has renewed its long-term agreement with Marine Tours, one of the leading travel management companies in Greece.

TÜV Austria Academy Becomes IATA Regional Training Partner

TÜV Austria Academy, a leading educational organization operated by TÜV Austria Hellas, has become a Regional Training Partner of the International Air Transport Association, (IATA).

Aviation Bodies Join Forces for Smoother Slot Allocation

Airport operators, airlines and slot coordinators are working together on global guidelines for the allocation of airport slots, aiming to improve the traveler experience by ensuring schedule reliability.

TAL Aviation Appointed to Represent SunExpress Airline in Greece

Turkey-based leisure airline SunExpress has signed an agreement with TAL Aviation for its representation in Greece, Bulgaria and Romania.

Crete Among Top 5 Travel Spots for Best Mix of Culture, Relaxation and Fun

Luxury travel specialist Sovereign has included Crete among the world’s top five holiday destinations for those seeking to get the best variety of culture, relaxation and entertainment.

Henley Index Ranks Greek Passport Among World’s Strongest 

The Greek passport is among the strongest in the world, ranked 7th with Japan’s passport in the lead, according to the 2019 Henley Passport Index.

Cyprus Airways Receives IATA Membership Certificate

Cyprus Airways has received a certificate from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for successfully becoming a member.
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IATA Expects Air Passenger Traffic to Double by 2037

Air passenger numbers are expected to double to 8.2 billion in the next 20 years boosting aviation to new heights and creating some 100 million jobs globally, according to IATA.