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Ryanair Announces Extra Chania-Athens Flight On Election Day, Sept 20, in Greece

Ryanair announced that an additional scheduled flight will run on the Chania - Athens service on Sunday, September 20, to facilitate the travel of Greeks that vote in the country's capital city.

Ryanair Website and App to Close for 5 Hours So Check-in Early

The Ryanair website and app will be closed for 5 hours from 23:00hrs on Tuesday, August 11, to 04:00hrs on Wednesday, August 12, for a systems upgrade.

Ryanair Handles Athens-Paphos Route

Low-cost airline Ryanair is now carrying out flights to Paphos from Athens, after Aegean announced its decision to stop the service.

Airlines Participating in ‘Low-cost Travel for Greeks’ Initiative

Athens International Airport has called on to a number of airlines to participate in an initiative and offer a total of 15,000 one-way, low cost tickets (priced 0-10 euros) to Greek passengers for travel to Greek destinations in July.

Ryanair Extends Chania Routes to Athens and Thessaloniki in August

Ryanair on Friday announced that it will increase the frequencies to its flights on its Chania routes to Athens and Thessaloniki this August due to overwhelming demand, as part of its Chania summer 2015 schedule.

Ryanair Fares Now Available on Sabre GDS

Ryanair announced that its low fares are now available to Sabre-connected travel agencies and corporations across Europe via the Sabre global distribution system (GDS), following its agreement with Sabre Corporation, a global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry.

Ryanair Dubbed ‘Second Largest Carrier’ at Athens Airport

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair recently celebrated its first year of operations in Athens and was announced as the second largest carrier based at Athens International Airport.

Traffic and Flights Pick Up Pace at Athens Airport

As the summer season sets in, travelers are flocking to Greece and more new flights are landing by the day at Athens International Airport, which is recording a 20 percent increase in passenger traffic, 140 new routes, 189 boosted flights plus 10 new destinations.

Ryanair Makes New Agreement with Sabre GDS

Ryanair and Sabre Corporation announced an agreement that will see the airline’s low fares and ancillary services made available to Sabre-connected travel agencies and corporations across Europe via the Sabre global distribution system (GDS).

Ryanair Lowers Customer Airport Fees

Ryanair on Tuesday announced that it lowered its airport check-in fees and missed departure fee.

Ryanair Announces Santorini Winter 2015 Schedule, Ticket Sale

Ryanair announced on Wednesday its Santorini winter 2015 schedule with increased flights to Athens.

Record Bookings on Ryanair’s Athens Summer Schedule

Ryanair on Thursday announced record advance bookings on its Athens summer 2015 schedule, during a media event in the Greek capital.

Ryanair Launches Low Cost Athens Winter 2015 Schedule

Ryanair on Wednesday launched its Athens winter 2015 schedule with five new routes from the Greek capital to Warsaw Modlin, Berlin Schönefeld, Budapest, Bratislava, and Santorini.

Ryanair Launches Athens Summer 2015 Schedule with Flights from €19.99

Ryanair on Thursday launched its Athens summer 2015 schedule with new flights from the Greek capital to Warsaw Modlin, Budapest, Brussels Charleroi, Bratislava, Rome Ciampino and Santorini.

Ryanair: 91% of Flights On-time in February

Ryanair carried over 5.4 million customers in February with 91 percent of its 34,000 flights arriving on-time, according to the airline's February 2015 customer service statistics.

Girl Power: Greek Women Travel Europe Alone

All the more ladies are keen on exploring Europe alone, according to figures released recently by online booking platform TravelPlanet24 on occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8.

Ryanair Says ‘No’ to Privatization of Greece’s Regional Airports

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair said it was against the privatization of Greece’s local airports, proposing instead that the Greek government announce a new bid which will have the increase in passenger traffic as a prerequisite.

Ryanair Announces New Routes, Finds Athens Airport Charges ‘Too High’

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair yesterday announced "strong bookings" on its six new Athens Summer 2015 routes to Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Rome, Santorini and Warsaw.

Airlines Announce New Routes to/from Athens, Greece

In view of the summer 2015 schedule of Athens International Airport, airlines have announced a series of new routes to/from the Greek capital.

New Deadline For Buyers Of Cyprus Airways Announced

Ryanair and Aegean Airlines, potential buyers of Cyprus Airways, now have until 15 November to submit their binding offers for the loss-making national carrier.