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IATA Moves Ahead with Resolutions to Upgrade Travel Experience

IATA endorsed five resolutions during its 75th annual general meeting, aiming to upgrade the travel experience.

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.

Korean Air Celebrates 30 Years of Flights to Canada

Korean Air recently celebrated the 30th anniversary since its first scheduled service between Canada and South Korea and held events at the airports of Vancouver and Toronto.

Korean Air Announces 2018 Winter Schedule, Launches New Routes

Seoul-based Korean Air has announced changes to its flight schedule for the 2018 winter season, which include the launch of new routes.

Seoul-Athens Direct Air Link a Priority for Greece, Says Tourism Ministry

The South Korean government will support the efforts of Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura for the launch of a direct Athens-Seoul air link.

Airport Privatization Not Always Best Option, IATA Says  

The privatization of airports is not always the best option, according to IATA, which called on governments to place priority on balancing the interests of consumers, airlines and investors.

Korean Air Wins Big at ‘Cellars in the Sky 2017’ Airline Wine Awards

Korean Air was honored with the top award in the "Best Business Class Red" category in the "Cellars in the Sky 2017" airline wine awards.

GNTO, Tourism Ministry Reach Out to South Korean Market with Fam Trips

As part of its ongoing strategy to expand into new markets, the tourism ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently arranged a series of fam trips and meetings with journalists from South Korea.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Shine at Korea Travel Fair

As part of its ongoing tourism strategy to promote the northern port city of Thessaloniki and its surrounding regions, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) added South Korea to its roster with its first-time participation in the Korean World Travel Fair (KOTFA) in Seoul,...

Greece Applauds Seoul-Athens Charter Flights, Strengthens Ties with South Korea

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura applauded the upcoming launch of direct charter flights between Seoul and Athens by Hanjin, parent company to Korean Air, during her recent visit in South Korea.

Kountoura to Promote Greece in South Korea

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will depart for Seoul to promote Greece as a destination for travellers from South Korea. The visit is also in conjunction with Greece's participation in the Korea World Travel Fair (KOTFA).

Korean Air and GOL Sign Codeshare Agreement

Korean Air, the biggest airline company in South Korea and one of the most important in Asia, has signed a codeshare agreement with GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes, the largest low-cost airline in Latin America.

Korean Air won A380 “Top Operational Excellence” Award

Korean Air received the A380 "Top Operational Excellence" award for the second time at the Airbus Technical Symposium, which was held in Bangkok on 19 November.

Korean Air Resume Seoul – Tel Aviv Flight

Korean Air resume the Incheon, Seoul - Tel Aviv service and announce the code-share with China Southern Airlines on the Seoul-Urumqi route, in its September 2014 newsletter.

Etihad Airways, Korean Air Expand Code Share Agreement

Etihad Airways has expanded its code share agreement with Korean Air, South Korea's largest airline, to include six new destinations.

Korean Air Launches Special Winter Offer

Korean Air is offering special winter prices for travel from 11 cities of its network to Korea, China, Japan, Oceania and South East Asia.
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Etihad Airways Passenger Revenue Exceeds US$1 Billion

Etihad Airways continued to achieve record growth in the third quarter of 2013, with revenue from passenger services exceeding US$1 billion for the first time and passenger numbers passing 3 million.
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Etihad, Korean Air Sign Codeshare Deal

Etihad Airways has signed a new codeshare agreement with Korean Air, South Korea’s largest airline.
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SkyTeam Holds Event To Thank Greek Travel Partners

Global airline alliance SkyTeam recently hosted a dinner at Botrini's restaurant in Athens to show its appreciation to all Greek travel partners for their continued support.

Skyteam Celebrates Ninth Year At Astir Beach

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance that partners 10 members and three associate carriers, celebrated its ninth year with a beach party at Astir Beach in Vouliagmeni.
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