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American Airlines Launches Athens-Philadelphia Route

American Airlines has launched a daily flight between Philadelphia in the United States with Athens, Greece, as part of its 2014 summer seasonal schedule to European destinations.

Athens International Airport Reveals 10% Passenger Traffic Increase

Athens International Airport announced another record-breaking year with a total of 16.5 million passengers in 2007, an impressive 10 percent increase from its 15.1 million passengers in 2006. There was an eight percent increase in the number of flights that for the first time...

Virgin Galactic Unveils SpaceShipTwo and White Knight Two

Virgin Galactic recently unveiled the design of its new and “environmentally friendly” space launch system based on the X Prize winning technology of SpaceShipOne, which successfully flew into space for the third time in October 2004 and won the seven million euro Ansari X Prize....

US Airways Inaugurates Direct Daily Flights to Athens

The fifth largest airline in the United States, US Airways, has recently commenced its direct daily flights to Athens from Philadelphia in its attempt to bring closer "two cities with a Greek name" as Eric Mathieu, the airline's managing director of international sales, said at a...

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...