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Sky Express and Cyprus Airways Sign Interline Agreement

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways have signed an interline agreement, aiming to offer air passengers the opportunity to travel to popular destinations in Greece.

Lemnos’ Gastronomy and Wines on the Menu of 3rd Philema Festival

The island of Lemnos in July will host the 3rd Philema Gastronomy & Wine Festival, an annual event that promotes local tastes and products.

Air France, KLM Team Up with Sky Express for Flights to Greek Islands

Air France, KLM and Sky Express have signed an interline agreement, aiming to strengthen their commercial cooperation for flights between Paris, Amsterdam and the Greek islands.

Greek Gov’t to Name Financial Advisor for 23 Smaller Airport Projects 

The Greek Transport Ministry will name a financial advisor in the coming period to move ahead with the exploitation of 23 smaller airports across Greece.

Lemnos to Treat Guests at ‘Philema’ Gastronomy and Wine Festival in July

The island of Lemnos will “offer guests a treat” at its second “Philema” gastronomy and wine festival to take place between July 27-29.

Product Price Hikes Across 32 Greek Isles as of Jan. 1

Products and services on 32 islands in the Dodecanese and North Aegean Region will go up as of January 1, 2018, due to new VAT rates.

Greek Government Seeks to Upgrade 23 Airports via PPPs

The Greek government aims to prompt public-private partnerships (PPPs) towards the upgrade and modernization of 23 regional airports.

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros Now Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus as the two Cycladic islands recently became the latest destinations to join the “Greek Breakfast” program, an initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Aegean Regatta 2016

The Aegean Regatta 2016 will take place from 20 to 27 August in the sea area of the North and Northeast Aegean Islands.

‘Closer to Greece’: AEGEAN Puts Samos, Ikaria and Lemnos in the Public Eye

AEGEAN’s “Closer to Greece” initiative this month is dedicated to three islands of the northeast edge of the Aegean: Samos, Lemnos and Ikaria. These three “star destinations” will be introduced to all domestic and international passengers.

Lemnos Festival 2014

A very special entertainment & informative program has the Lemnos Festival 2014, consisting of music concerts, workshops, gastronomy exhibition, free library, junior festival, hiking etc.

Lemnos, Greece, To Host Big Festival For All Tastes

A three-day festival will take place on the island of Lemnos from 6 to 8 August in various and beautiful locations on the Greek island. Events will include a big concert, underwater photo exhibition, children's theatrical performances and tourism discussions.

Greek Airports Receive Aesthetic Improvements

The Hellenic Ministry of Transport and Communications (YME) and the Tourism Development Ministry held a joint press conference recently to reveal the process to aesthetically improve peripheral airports in Greece following a memorandum sent to YME by the Association of Tourist...

Aegean Airlines Receives First of Ten New Airbus

Aegean Airlines received the first of ten new Airbus A320/1's recently ordered by the airline to replace the six Boeing 737-300/400's, which are in the process of being withdrawn. The airline—whose total investment is some one billion euros—aims to acquire 25 new aircraft in...

Subsidies For Olympic Aviation On Unprofitable Routes

Olympic's domestic subsidiary carrier, Olympic Aviation, gets some 10.3 million euros (3.5 billion drachmas) annually in government subsidies for operating flights to nine island destinations considered highly unprofitable.

Olympic Aviation Goes International With New Jets

With the delivery last month of two new passenger jets, Olympic Airways' subsidiary Olympic Aviation breaks out of the confines of the regional market and heads for the skies over Europe.