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EasyJet Grounds its Entire Fleet

EasyJet has grounded its entire fleet of aircraft, following country lockdowns and travel restrictions imposed across its network due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Airbnb Hosts Provide Housing to Covid-19 Responders

Airbnb has launched a new initiative enabling hosts around the world to offer housing to 100,000 healthcare professionals responding to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Divani Hotels Donates €100,000 to Support Covid-19 Response in Greece

The Divani Hotels Group has donated 100,000 euros to support Greece's healthcare system in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

KLM Starts Summer Schedule with 57 Destinations

KLM will start its summer schedule on March 29, with a significantly reduced network due to the coronavirus crisis.

Halkidiki’s Aristotle Municipality Unveils New Logo

The Municipality of Aristotle in Halkidiki has unveiled its new logo, which is part of a broader marketing plan to promote the area's tourism.

Athens’ Grande Bretagne, King George Hotels Temporarily Suspend Operations

Athens’ Grande Bretagne and King George hotels have temporarily suspended operations due to the spread of the Covid-19 virus in Greece.

Lufthansa Group Publishes Flight Schedule for Returnees

A return flight schedule has been put in effect for the airlines in the Lufthansa Group, which is valid until April 19.

Ryanair Releases Limited Schedule for Coming Days

Ryanair will ground most of its aircraft in the coming weeks but will continue to provide repatriation flights for many EU governments amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Covid-19: Major Drop in Passenger Traffic for Greek Ferries

Passenger traffic on Greece's coastal shipping transport services significantly decreased by 76.25 percent between March 16-22.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Postponed Due to COVID-19

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have been postponed due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide.

Emirates to Suspend Most Passenger Operations

Emirates will temporarily suspend most of its passenger operations by March 25 and retain flights to only 13 countries to support the repatriation of travellers.

Travel Restrictions Force Singapore Airlines to Ground 96% of Fleet

Singapore Airlines is grounding 138 aircraft out of a total fleet of 147, given the further tightening of border controls around the world due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Lufthansa: Employees with Medical Training are Released from Work to Help

Lufthansa employees with medical vocational training can volunteer to offer their services at medical facilities.

Greek Government Officially Closes Most Hotels

After shutting down seasonal hotels, the Greek government has published the decision to temporarily close Greece's year-round hotels, in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Covid-19 Throws Airline Industry into the Eye of the Storm

Global air travel is among the industries hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, according to recent data by OAG Aviation Worldwide.

Thessaloniki: Access to Seikh Su Forest is Prohibited

The Region of Central Macedonia has banned access to Seikh Su, the hilltop forest surrounding the city of Thessaloniki, as part of its efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Minoan Lines Brings Greeks Back Home from Italy

Minoan Lines contributed to the repatriation of Greek citizens and transferred them from Italy to Greece, following the Covid-19 travel restrictions imposed worldwide.

Alonissos Gives Covid-19 Info in Four Languages

The Municipality of Alonissos has launched a brochure in four languages with useful information on the COVID-19 pandemic, for the island's residents and visitors.

Lufthansa Group Extends Free Rebooking Period

The airlines of Lufthansa Group are extending their free rebooking period until August 31 to meet their customers' needs due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the Covid-19 virus.

7th Rhodes Int’l Marathon Event Postponed for April 2021

The 7th Rhodes International Marathon event, originally scheduled to take place on Rhodes on May 3, has been postponed for April 2021, due to the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak in Greece.