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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.

Travelport Paving Way for New NDC Era: Single Access Travel

Travelport aims to simplify the NDC API transition ensuring airlines, travel agencies, corporations and TMCs reach out faster to their customers.

Travelport LIVE 2018: To The Traveler of Tomorrow – You Will Be Your Passport

Travelport LIVE 2018 in Rome, this week, examined "Embracing the New Normal in Travel Tech” and concluded that there’s only one way, and that’s forward.

Travelport Goes Live in Rome with ‘New Normal in Travel Tech’

The new trends and challenges in technology and travel will come into the spotlight at the Travelport LIVE 2018 event, which is held during October 16-18, in Rome.

Aviation Industry Wary of Proposed Daylight Saving Time Change

A proposition to make Daylight Saving Time (DST) permanent is causing concern among aviation circles, which claim it will lead to disruption.

Cobalt Air Offers Low Fares to Students

Cyprus-based airline Cobalt Air is extending its special fares offer for students by releasing additional seats at low prices onboard its aircraft.

IATA’s 1st Global Airport & Passenger Meet to Explore Flying Experience

Improving the overall flying experience on the ground and in the air will be the focus of the 1st Global Airport and Passenger Symposium (GAPS), which will take place in October, in Athens.

EL AL Joins Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding Merchandising Solution

Israel's national carrier EL AL has joined over 260 global airlines using the Travelport Rich Content and Branding merchandising tool.

Henley Index: Japan Passport World’s Most Powerful

Japan’s passport is the most powerful with holders enjoying access to the highest number of countries in the world, according to the 2018 Henley Passport Index.

Eva Air Among World’s Safest Airlines for 2018

Eva Air for the fifth consecutive year has earned a coveted spot among the World’s Safest Airlines for 2018, according to Airlineratings.com.

Travelport Launches PCI DSS Certification Tool for IATA Agencies

Travelport has made its online PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) certification referral program available to all IATA agencies.

Alitalia Certified by IATA for Baggage Handling Operations

Alitalia has received the readiness certificate of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for its baggage handling operations at the Rome Fiumicino hub.

IATA, ACI Launch NEXTT Ahead of Rising Travel Demand

The new "NEXTT" initiative aims to enhance the on-ground transport experience, guide industry investments and help improve regulatory framework.