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Thai Airways Appoints GTRS as its General Sales Agent in Greece

Aiming to further develop and expand its operations in the Greek market, Thai Airways has appointed GTRS as its exclusive General Sales Agent (GSA) in Greece.

Athens Loses Direct Air Connections To Major Destinations

Singapore Airlines will cease routes to Athens as of 26 October 2012 due to “sustained weak performance,” the Greek travel industry was informed last month. This was just the most recent hit as many carriers have already announced plans to stop direct flights to the Greek capital.

AIA Awards Airlines

Athens International Airport (AIA) recently awarded airlines that recorded the highest passenger development in 2010, during the 11th Airline Marketing Workshop.

Olympic Goes Through Revamp Process

Olympic Airline's owners, Marfin Investment Group (MIG), announced the designers of the carrier's new cabin crew uniforms last month.

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...

Thai Airways Launches New Direct Flight Athens-Bangkok

Thai Airways recently announced its new direct flight from Athens to Bangkok as of last month.

Axon Takes Delivery Of Five New Aircraft As It Bids For Olympic Airways

With or without Olympic Airways, Axon Airlines, which has emerged as the frontrunner in a privatization tender for Olympic Airways, intends to grow by leaps and bounds. The two-year-old airline last month took formal delivery of five new aircraft - two Boeing 737-400s and three...

SETE Questions Government’s Tourism Data And Methods

A delegation from the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) met with Prime Minister Costas Simitis last month, at his request, where the tourism professionals expressed their belief that the government has failed to take tourism seriously.