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Greece Showcased to Iranian Travel Agents by Turkish Airlines, Travel Plan

Turkish Airlines and Travel Plan recently took a group of nine travel agents from Tehran, Iran, on a four-day familiarisation trip to Greece for them to sample some of what the country has to offer international visitors.

Athens Airport Honors Airlines for 2015 Performance

Athens International Airport (AIA) earlier this month honored airlines that recorded the fastest development and the highest increases in passenger volumes in their scheduled services during 2015. The award ceremony took place during the 16th Airline Marketing Workshop held in Athens.

Turkish Airlines Receives Two Excellence Distinctions at Athens Airport Awards

Turkish Airlines was honored as the “Best of the Top 10 Performance” and the “Fastest Growing Airline for Western Europe” of 2015 at the recent 16th Airline Marketing Workshop, organized by Athens International Airport (AIA).

Turkish Airlines Takes Off with ‘Batman v Superman’ Deal

Turkish Airlines recently announced its partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures through a sponsorship deal for the action adventure film, "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".

Turkish Airlines: Passenger Traffic Increase of 25% to Athens and Thessaloniki Airports in 2015

Turkish Airlines last year recorded a significant annual increase of 25 percent in passenger traffic for both international airports in Athens and Thessaloniki in Greece.

Turkish Airlines Joins UEFA EURO 2016 as “Official Airline Partner”

Turkish Airlines recently signed a global sponsorship deal with UEFA EURO 2016, to become “The first airline partner” in 55-year history of the European Football Championship.

Turkish Airlines Co-organizes Successful Fam Trip for Singapore Travel Agents to Greece

Eight leading travel agencies from Singapore last month took part in a familiarization (fam) trip to Greece organized with the support of Turkish Airlines.

Turkish Airlines Launches Flights to Durban, South Africa

Turkish Airlines recently launched flights to Durban in South Africa, increasing its flight destinations in Africa to 46.

Turkish Airlines Adds Flights to Miami, Strengthens Ties Between Greece and America

Turkish Airlines has added flights to Miami as its 12th destination in the Americas. Round trip fares are available from Athens to Miami (via Istanbul), giving the Greek diaspora the opportunity for constant contact with Greek roots.

Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup 2015 in Athens

One of the latest stages of the 2015 Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup, one of the sport’s largest and most exciting amateur tournaments, recently took place at Glyfada Golf Club of Athens.

Turkish Airlines Net Profit Rises 4.6% to $406 Million in First-half 2015

Turkish Airlines recorded a net profit of $406 million during the first half of the year, growing by 4.6 percent compared to the same period in 2014.

LOT and Turkish Airlines Move Towards Future Joint Venture Agreement

LOT Polish Airlines and Turkish Airlines recently signed a letter of understanding, which will initiate an enhanced cooperation between relevant Polish, Turkish and beyond markets and also deepen commercial cooperation on the existing ones.

Star Alliance Introduces Flexible Round-the-World Fares for Premium Economy

Aiming to win over the budget-minded traveler keen on flexibility, Star Alliance announced that it has expanded its Round-the-World (RTW) fare to include travel in premium economy class in three mileage bands.

Airlines Reinstate the BSP Ticketing Authority for Greek Travel Agents

International airlines are reinstating the BSP ticketing authority for all travel agents in Greece.

Turkish Airlines Still Issues Tickets Through Athens, Thessaloniki Offices

Turkish Airlines said that it is continuing to issue tickets from its central offices in Athens and Thessaloniki, despite having been forced due to the current economic situation in Greece, to temporarily withdraw BSP ticketing authority for all Greek travel agents.

Skytrax Names Turkish Airlines Best in Europe for Fifth Consecutive Year

Turkish Airlines was recognized at the 2015 Skytrax World Airline Awards and announced last week at the Paris International Airshow as the "Best Airline in Europe" for the fifth year in a row.

Turkish Airlines Brings African Culture Closer to Athens

Aiming to strengthen cultural exchanges between countries and people, Turkish Airlines recently sponsored the 14th African Festival of Food, Music and Handicrafts in Athens.

Turkish Visitors to Greece Forecast to Hit a Million This Year

Turkish visitors to Greece are expected to reach one million this season, according to the Attaché of the Culture and Tourism Office of the Turkish Embassy in Athens, Asli Aksungur.

HATTA to Make Important Announcements at 2015 General Assembly

The annual general assembly of the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) will open next week with interesting announcements and a number of important topics on the international and Greek tourism industry and travel agency sector.

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.