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Turkish Airlines Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Flights to Athens

Turkish Airlines celebrated the 75th anniversary of its first flight to Athens, Greece - the first time the carrier carried its national flag on international skies - from Turkey.

Athens is Back: Scheduled Flights for Summer 2022 Showing Double-digit Rise

Athens is making a big comeback as a tourism destination this year with scheduled flights from its main source markets expected to show double-digit growth in summer 2022.

Athens Airport Ready to Welcome More Arrivals from the United States in 2022

Athens Airport is expecting a major increase in arrivals from the US as American carriers are starting direct flights to Greece earlier this year.

Athens Welcoming 43 New Air Routes and More Airlines for Summer 2022

Athens International Airport (AIA) will welcome 43 new routes, including 6 new airlines and 8 new destinations for the summer 2022 season.

Jet2 Lands in Athens for the First Time

The debut flights of Jet2com and Jet2holidays to Athens took place on April 14 from Manchester and Birmingham Airports, marking the first time the tour operator has operated to the Greek capital.

American Airlines Ready to Start Seasonal Athens-New York Direct Flights

American Airlines is getting ready to launch its seasonal daily direct flight between Athens and New York, adding more travel options between Greece and the United States.

United Airlines Resumes Seasonal Service Between Athens and New York/Newark

United Airlines has resumed its daily nonstop seasonal service between Athens and New York/Newark.

Air Canada: Return of Non-Stop Flights from Athens to Toronto and Montreal

Canada’s flag carrier Air Canada has resumed its summer seasonal services from Athens, Greece, to Toronto and Montreal.

Volotea Announces 4 New Routes from Athens for 2022

Volotea this year is expanding the range of destinations from the Greek capital with the launch of four new routes from Athens airport to Bilbao, Bordeaux, Nantes and Turin.

Cyprus Airways Restarts Flights to Athens

Cyprus Airways has resumed service to Athens and will operate three weekly flights from the Greek capital city to Larnaca.

Emirates Celebrates 25 Years of Flights to Greece

Dubai-based Emirates Airline is celebrating 25 years since its first flight to Greece in 1996.

Nordwind Airlines Plans to Start Flights Between St. Petersburg and Greece in 2022

Russian leisure airline Nordwind is planning to launch flights from St. Petersburg to Athens and Thessaloniki in 2022.

United Airlines Launches First Ever Nonstop Service Between Athens and Washington D.C.

United Airlines has launched the first ever nonstop flight between Athens, Greece, and Washington D.C. in the United States.

Blue Air Now Operating 17 Weekly Frequencies to 5 Greek Destinations

Blue Air is operating 17 weekly frequencies from Romania to five Greek destinations as part of its 2021 summer schedule.

Delta: Athens Welcomes First Airline to Resume US to Greece Flights

Athens International Airport on May 29 welcomed a full flight from New York operated by Delta Air Lines, the first carrier to restart flights between the United States and Greece since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Ioanna Papadopoulou: There is an urgent need to ‘build back better’

On occasion of International Women’s Day, women in Greek tourism have been invited to tell us what the greatest challenge is for the industry in the post-Covid-19 era.

Jet2 Launches Flights and City Breaks to Athens for Summer 2022

UK leisure travel group Jet2 will launch flights and city break packages to Athens for the first time – with operations starting in April 2022 from three of its UK bases.

Athens Airport Sees Pick Up in Int’l Passenger Traffic

International passenger traffic is gradually picking up at Athens Airport, since Greece officially reopened to tourism.

Cyprus Airways: Flights to Greece, Switzerland, Israel on Summer Program

Cyprus Airways has announced flights from Larnaca, Cyprus, to five destinations in Greece, as well as to Switzerland and Israel for the summer of 2020.

Voices of Clarity: The Next Day of Tourism as Foreseen by 32 Industry Experts

Travelworks PR has released "Voices of Clarity", a white paper that focuses on the future of tourism, as foreseen by 32 prominent hospitality leaders and professionals in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.