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‘Santorini Experience’: Special Accommodation Packages by Hospitality Sponsors

The hospitality sponsors of the fourth "Santorini Experience", a leading sports tourism event in Greece, are offering special accommodation prices to participants for stay on Santorini for the October 5-7 period.

Ryanair Announces Carol Sharkey as Chief Risk Officer

Carol Sharkey is joining Ryanair's senior management team as the airline's chief risk officer and will assume responsibility for all of its operational risk assessment.

Ryanair Announces New Athens-Heraklion Route

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair in June will launch a new route connecting Athens to Heraklion, Crete, four times a week.

Low-cost Carriers Bringing People Closer, Study Says

Τhe services of low-cost carriers are bringing people and regions in Europe closer, according to a report by the Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS).

Ryanair Appoints Chiara Ravara as Head of Sales and Marketing

Ryanair has appointed Chiara Ravara as its new head of sales and marketing, promoting her from her previous role as senior sales and marketing manager.

Ryanair Celebrates 10 Million Passengers at Athens Airport

Ryanair threw a party in Athens to celebrate carrying 10 million passengers to and from Athens International Airport (AIA) since its first flight in April 2014.

Hoteliers Call on Ryanair to Re-examine Chania Base Termination

Chania hoteliers are calling on low-cost carrier Ryanair to re-examine its decision to shut down its base at Chania Airport on Crete.

Ryanair to Reduce Greek Domestic Flights, Close Base at Chania Airport

Ryanair has announced plans to reduce its domestic Greek flights and also close its base in Chania Airport on Crete.

Ryanair to Reinstate Flights to Kos in Greece

Low-cost carrier Ryanair will be reinstating flights to the Greek island of Kos for the period up to the end of October 2018.

Makedonia Airport Ready for Take Off, Airlines Requesting Slots

Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Airport is set to 'take off’ in the upcoming tourism season with more airlines requesting landing slots.

AIA Honors Airlines for 2017 Performance at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport (AIA) has honored airlines that recorded the fastest development and the highest increases in passenger volumes in their scheduled services during 2017.

Thessaloniki Makedonia Airport Main Runway Opens

The main runway at Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport is in operation handling all flights, following the completion of planned maintenance works there.

Ryanair Launches New Routes from Greece, Criticizes Price Hikes at Regional Airports

Low-cost carrier Ryanair is adding 13 new routes to its 2018 winter schedule, connecting Athens and Thessaloniki with destinations in Europe, Asia and North Africa.

Ryanair: Τι πρέπει να ξέρουν οι Έλληνες πολίτες που ταξιδεύουν στην Ιταλία

Η Ryanair αλλάζει τον τρόπο επιβίβασης των ελλήνων επιβατών, σε περίπτωση απώλειας των ταξιδιωτικών τους εγγράφων στην Ιταλία.

Ryanair to Link Athens with Aqaba, Jordan, in October 2018

Ryanair will launch a new route connecting Athens with Aqaba in Jordan twice a week, starting in late October 2018.

Ryanair Aims to Become ‘Greenest’ Airline by 2023

Ryanair has announced its environmental plan that aims to eliminate all non-recyclable plastics from its operations over the next five years.

ABTA: Aviation ‘Critical Issue’, EU Air Deal a Must Before Brexit

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) is calling on the UK government to reach an aviation agreement with the EU before the Brexit deadline in March 2019.

New Flights Link Thessaloniki with Destinations in Europe, Asia

New flights connecting Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport - currently run by Fraport Greece - with popular destinations in Europe and Asia are expected to launch in 2018.

Nikolaos Lardis Joins Ryanair as Sales & Marketing Manager East Med

Low-cost carrier Ryanair has appointed Nikolaos Lardis as its new sales and marketing manager for Eastern Mediterranean.
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Stayover Tax, New Destinations, Airline Links Key to Greek Tourism 2018

It’s going to be a pivotal year ahead for Greece’s tourism sector, which broke all records in 2017 and aims to do the same in 2018.