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IATA: January Air Passenger Demand Growth Slows on Temporary Factors

Global passenger traffic in January 2018 rose by 4.6 percent compared to the same period in 2017, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said.

ACI World: Athens Airport Among Best in Europe for 2017

Athens Airport has been honored as the Best European Airport in the “15–25 Million Passengers/Year” category at the 2017 ASQ Awards, held by ACI World.

AEGEAN Starts 2018 Strong with 1.5 Million Passengers in Jan-Feb

Greek carrier AEGEAN saw a 12 percent increase in passenger traffic to 1.5 million on its flights for the first two months of 2018.

Axia Hospitality Honored for Sales and Reservation Management Services

Sales and reservation management company Axia Hospitality received five honors at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2018 for its successful collaborations with hotels.

Sustainable Aviation: TUI Welcomes First 737 MAX 8 Flight on Bio Jet Fuel

TUI recently welcomed its first ever 737 MAX 8 flight on bio jet fuel, an important part of the company's commitment to the future of sustainable aviation.

Oman Air Adds New Destinations to 2018 Schedule

Oman Air has announced the launch of three new routes in 2018, from Muscat Airport to Istanbul in Turkey; Casablanca in Morocco and Moscow in Russia.

EasyJet: New Summer 2018 Routes Connect Greece with France, Italy

EasyJet will add new Greek destinations to its summer 2018 schedule through flights connecting Crete with Lyon and Nice and Venice with Corfu.

Crete to Present Alternative Tourism Forms at ‘f.re.e 2018’ Travel Fair in Munich

The Region of Crete will promote its alternative tourism forms at the “f.re.e 2018” travel and leisure fair in Munich, during February 21-25.

Air Transat to Serve ‘Chef’s Menu by Daniel Vézina’ for Third Season

Air Transat has announced the new summer edition of the “Chef’s Menu by Daniel Vézina”, which will be available on its flights as of May 1.

TUS Airways Launches Larnaca-Ioannina Route

TUS Airways has launched a new service connecting Ioannina in Western Greece with Larnaca in Cyprus twice a week.

AirBaltic Named ‘Market Leader of the Year’ by ATW

AirBaltic has received the 2018 ATW Airline Industry Achievement Award as the "Market Leader of the Year" by the Air Transport World (ATW) magazine.

Lesvos in Drive to Restore Reputation Ahead of Summer 2018

The Molyvos Tourism Association recently launched its campaign "Lesvos: After All, It's Still the Aegean!”, which aims to promote the island's tourism offerings.

ACI: 2017 Record Year for European Airports

Marking the fastest passenger traffic growth in 13 years, 2017 was a record-breaking year for European airports, according to ACI Europe.

TUI Group’s Positive Q1 Results Set Pace for 2018

TUI Group has announced a good start to financial year 2018 with bookings for Greece, Turkey and Cyprus paving the way for a strong summer ahead.

Le Figaro Highlights Greece as Four-season Destination

French newspaper Le Figaro recently featured Greece as a four-season destination and also highlighted the country's tourism sector as "fast growing" for the Greek economy.

Greek Coastal Shipping Body Sees ‘Tough’ Year Ahead

Despite the positive outlook for coastal shipping, the Greek Shipowners Association for Passenger Ships (SEEN) sees a challenging year ahead.

VISA Study: More Travel, Shorter Trips, Cash Still Rules

People are traveling more but trips are getting shorter while travelers still prefer to pay in cash, according to VISA's Global Travel Intentions Study.

Spyrou Philoxenia Shows its Best in Israel, Next Stop: Serbia and Germany

Following a successful showing in the IMTM 2018 in Israel, Spyrou Philoxenia has announced its participation in Serbia's ITTFA and Germany's ITB Berlin expos.

Star Alliance Launches Digital Services Platform to Benefit Travelers

Star Alliance has launched a digital services platform (DSP) to further enhance the digital and mobile services offered to travelers.

Boeing Debuts First 737 MAX 7 Aircraft

Boeing recently marked another airplane development milestone with the debut of the first 737 MAX 7 at the company's factory in Washington.