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IATA: November 2022 Air Traffic Reflects Strong Demand for Travel

Improved air traffic figures in November 2022 reflect a growing demand for travel with total traffic up by 41.3% compared to the same month in 2021, says IATA.

IATA: Airline Industry to Tip into Profitability in 2023  

The global airline industry is expected to post profit for the first time since Covid-19, says the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Global Air Travel Recovery Going Strong into October

International air traffic in October grew by 44.6% compared to 2021, recouping 74.2% of 2019 levels, according to data provided by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA: Diverse Types of Airlines Can Boost Connectivity in Europe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is urging EU governments and regulators to introduce policies that promote greater air connectivity.

IATA: Global Air Travel Demand Robust in September

Strong demand for air travel in September kept the sector’s recovery on track with global traffic at 73.8% of September 2019 levels, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA: Passengers Want Convenience in Travel Post-Covid

After two years of Covid-19 measures, travelers want simplicity and convenience during travel, says the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA: Global Air Travel Recovery on Track in August

Peak travel season ends on a high note in August, announced the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA Chief Expects Airplane Ticket Prices to Increase

Soaring fuel costs, sustainability requirements and poor financial condition of airline companies may inevitably lead to higher ticket fares, according to IATA Director General Willie Walsh.

Ryanair Wants to Invest in Greece but with Lower Airport Charges

Ryanair is interested in investing more in the Greek market but airport charges are too high, according to the airline's CEO, Eddie Wilson.

IATA: Global Air Travel Making Strong Recovery Despite Disruption

Global air travel was back on track in June reaching 70.8% of pre-Covid-19 levels and driven by strong passenger demand despite the challenging times for the sector.

IATA: Airlines Gaining Lost Ground as Tourism Picks Up Pace

IATA revised upward its outlook for the industry’s 2022 financial performance adding however that key challenges ahead will include soaring fuel prices.

Greece Welcomes First Ferry from Cyprus 21 Years Later

Greece welcomed the first passenger ferry from Cyprus this week, marking the beginning of a highly discussed maritime connection between the two countries.

Athens Metro to Reach Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

Attiko Metro’s expansion works include a metro stop at the popular Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, which houses the Greek National Opera and a 210,000m2 park.

Greece-Cyprus Ferry Link to Open in June After 21 Years

Nearly two decades later, Greece and Cyprus will be connected by a ferry link which is set to begin operations on June 19.

Kalamata Seaplane Port Gets Green Light

Construction of a seaplane port in the town of Kalamata is set to begin after local government and relevant ministries approved licensing.

Amendment Simplifies Greek Waterway Procedures

Companies seeking to launch seaplane and waterway operations in Greece may soon be able to move forward after relevant legal framework was revised.

Works on Athens Metro Line 4 Section 1 Underway

Οne of the most important transport projects in Greece, the first section of Athens Metro Line 4, is underway aiming once completed to facilitate thousands of commuters each day.

Greek Island Tinos Gets Seaplane Port Infrastructure

The construction of seaplane infrastructure is underway on the Greek island of Tinos, according to an announcement by waterway managing company Hellenic Seaplanes.

IATA: Europe Air Passenger Traffic to Fully Recover in 2024

Total passenger numbers to and from Europe are expected to reach 86 percent of pre-Covid 2019 levels in 2022, before making a full recovery in 2024, says IATA.

IATA: Ticket Sales Rise as Countries Do Away with Covid Controls

Confidence in travel is growing stronger as countries begin to lift Covid-19 restrictions but more needs to be done to restore full connectivity, says IATA.