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IATA: Passenger Demand Continues Strong Growth in May 2018

Global passenger traffic results for May 2018, showed that demand rose by 6.1 percent compared to the same month in 2017, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Etihad Airways and Aerolíneas Argentinas Announce Codeshare Partnership

Etihad Airways and Aerolíneas Argentinas have entered into a codeshare agreement to provide customers with new connections via Rome and Madrid to Argentina.

GNTO Attends WTM Latin America 2017, Comes Closer to Brazilian Market

Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Secretary General, Dimitris Tryfonopoulos, held a series of meetings with Brazilian tourism professionals at the World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America 2017.

Delta to Add Second Daily Athens-New York Service in June 2017

Delta Air Lines will launch a second daily Athens-New York service from June 2, meeting the travel demand between Greece and the United States during the peak summer months.

WTM 2016: Partnerships and Collaboration are Key to Tourism Success

Collaboration between the public and private sectors was a key theme on the second day of the World Travel Market (WTM) London, as destinations, operators, airlines and ministers debated ways to boost travel and tourism around the world.

Brazil’s GOL Joins BSP in Greece, Appoints Discover the World as GSA

Brazilian airline GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes (G3), the largest low-cost airline in Latin America, announced it has joined Greece’s BSP (Billing Settlement Plan) booking system.

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.

Tourism Minister Optimistic

Tourism Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos called a press conference recently and expressed his conclusions on Greek tourism and his optimism in regards to the current image Greece has within the sector.

Lufthansa Passengers Donate Miles

A year after Lufthansa launched the program "Miles to help," the airline's passengers have already donated some 70 million award miles to a good cause. Members of Lufthansa's "Miles & More" frequent flyer program have the option to donate the miles they have collected to...

Another Record Year for World Tourism

With 842 million arrivals and a 4.5% growth rate, 2006 exceeded expectations as the tourism sector continued to enjoy above average results, making it a new record year for the industry. The latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer figures suggest that 2007 will consolidate this...

US Airways Opens Route to Greece

US Airways’ customers will have more ways to jet off to Europe thanks to new flights from Philadelphia to capitals such as Athens, scheduled to start in late May. Including the Athens flights, US Airways, represented in Greece by Amphitrion, will offer a total of 22 daily flights...

Delta’s New Daily Direct Flight to Atlanta

Last month, Delta began its daily direct flights to Atlanta International Airport in the south-eastern U.S., the airline's most important hub and the largest airport hub in the world. This flight gives passengers countless convenient connections to destinations to more than 200...

Cosmopolitan Mykonos Entices Discerning Travelers

The brilliant-white, cube-shaped homes and bluegreen seas of Mykonos island are among the most popular images of Greece's island tourism.

Amadeus Out to Conquer with Technology

With the biggest non-military data base in the world, with technology investments triple that of its closest competitor, and with a dedicated staff of 100-plus nationalities, Amadeus intends to conquer any and all competition.

ETTFA Goes Global

The travel exhibition industry will soon be speaking with a stronger voice as ETTFA - the European Tourism Trade Fairs Association - goes global.

Greece Must Create New Tourism Products

Greece and its Mediterranean European Union neighbors must create new tourism products in order to survive and flourish as international tourism destinations, said Yiannis Evangelou, president of the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourism Agents during a recent working lunch...

Alitalia Joins SkyTeam Alliance

One of the last big independent names in air travel, Alitalia, signed an agreement recently with the global alliance SkyTeam. Members include Air France, Delta Airlines, Korean Airlines, Aeromexico and CSA Czech Airlines. CSA's international hub in Prague strengthens Skyteam's...

Greece’s SkyTeam Leaders Inform Travel Trade

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance founded by Aeromexico, Air France, Delta Air Lines and Korean Air, as well as its newest member, CSA Czech Airlines, held a major bash at the Astir Place last month to inform the Greek travel trade on the many customer benefits available...