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Lufthansa Welcomes New General Manager

Paulo Yoshikawa is Lufthansa's new general manager for Greece and Cyprus. The Japanese-Brazilian national began his career with Lufthansa in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1975 and has been with the German carrier ever since. Before coming to Athens, Mr. Yoshikawa was based in Madrid,...

Swissport and Sky Express Sign Service Agreement

Swissport signed a contract to provide ground service for passengers and airplanes with Sky Express, the new Greek airline based in Heraklion, Crete. Sky Express, established in 2005, offers passengers domestic flight service to the Greek islands and has plans to begin...

Tourism and Development Conference Concentrated on Tourism Promotion

Greek Tourism Enterprises Association President Stavros Andreadis told delegates at the opening of last month's Tourism and Development Conference, which was organized by the association, that much more money must be spent on the promotion of Greece abroad. He suggested that all...

Lufthansa Announces New General Manager For Greece

Lufthansa last month appointed Harro-Julius Petersen (center) as the airline's new general manager for Greece and Cyprus.

Lufthansa Presents North American Route Network

Lufthansa recently briefed Greek travel agents on the Group’s extensive network of products and services in North America at a special event held at the Hard Rock Café in Athens.

SWISS Expands Online Booking Services And Options

SWISS customers booking their flights on the company’s website can now make a provisional reservation at a guaranteed fare for up to 72 hours.

Lufthansa Group Airlines Further Improve Utilization Of Aircraft

All the airlines in the Lufthansa Group profited in the first quarter of the year from improved capacity steering and, as expected lifted the utilization of their aircraft in comparison with the year-earlier level.

Star Alliance To Move To Heathrow Terminal 2 In June 2014

Today, 4 June 2013, the countdown to the opening of the new Terminal 2 at London Heathrow Airport begins.

Lufthansa To Launch Four New Routes For Summer 2014

This year, German flag carrier Lufthansa is set to further expand its service to America and increase its dense European network with the addition of daily flights to Valencia.

Lufthansa Group Produces Record Sales In Passenger Traffic

Lufthansa Group boosts the load factor of its aircraft to nearly 80 percent and sells more passenger-kilometers on the market in 2013 than ever before.

SWISS To Launch Zurich-Thessaloniki Connection In Summer 2015

Thessaloniki in Greece will be one of the 22 new European destinations SWISS will be adding to its Zurich-based European network with the start of the 2015 summer schedules.

Lufthansa Group Flying to 260 Destinations This Winter

The airlines in the Lufthansa Group – Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Germanwings, Lufthansa and Swiss – are again offering customers a dense and high-frequency route network in the upcoming 2014/2015 winter flight timetable, with 18,900 flights a week.

Lufthansa Pilots to Strike on Thursday, 4 December

The pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit has announced strike action on Lufthansa long-haul flights from Germany on Thursday, 4 December.

SWISS Carries Over 16 Million Passengers in 2014

Swiss International Air Lines' annual passenger numbers exceeded 16 million for the first time last year.

SWISS Announces 2015 Summer Schedule, Includes Greek Destinations

Swiss International Air Lines will add Thessaloniki to its networks in Zurich and Geneva this summer. Geneva will also see new services to Zakynthos.

Lufthansa Group Announces More Flights to Greece this Summer

The airlines of Lufthansa Group this summer will increase their frequencies to and from Greece and include new popular destinations to their flight schedules.

Lufthansa’s Decision to Charge for GDS Bookings Sparks Reaction from Amadeus

The Lufthansa Group airlines announced on Tuesday that as of September 1 it will include a 16-euro surcharge - the Distribution Cost Charge (DCC) - for every ticket issued by a booking channel using GDS for flights with Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Swiss.

New SWISS Fare Options Now Bookable for European Flights

SWISS has announced new fare options for European air travel. The new concept features three Economy Class options alongside the Business Class fare.

Lufthansa Temporarily Changes Payment Method for Greek Travel Agents

As of Wednesday, July 8, Greek travel agents will be required to only use credit cards when making payments in the BSP to Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines.

ECTAA Files Formal Complaint Against Lufthansa AG on 16-euro GDS Charge

The Group of national travel agents' and tour operators' associations within the EU (ECTAA) on Friday filed a formal complaint with the EU Commission - Directorate General for Mobility & Transport against Lufthansa Group concerning the announced new Distribution Cost Charge (DCC).