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Greece Boasts 21 Airlines with 485 Aircraft

There are currently 21 Greek airlines in operation with a fleet of 485 aircraft, according to Greece's Civil Aviation Authority.

AirlineRatings.com Names the World’s Safest Airlines for 2018

AirlineRatings.com has released its annual list of the Top 20 safest airlines for 2018, which stand out for being at the forefront of safety and innovation.

Air France-KLM to Acquire 31% Stake in Virgin Atlantic

The Air France-KLM Group will acquire a 31 percent stake in Virgin Atlantic, currently held by Virgin Group.

Qantas Yet Again Voted World’s Safest Airline for 2017

Australian carrier Qantas has been voted the safest airline for 2017 thanks to its fatality-free record as announced by AirlineRatings.com.

Virgin Atlantic Hosts Event for Greek Travel Agents in Athens

Greek travel agents were updated on the latest developments involving Virgin Atlantic Airways during a special event held recently at the Hard Rock Café in Athens.

Virgin Atlantic Adds Second Daily Service to San Francisco

Virgin Atlantic is doubling its flights between London Heathrow and San Francisco, by adding a second daily service from October 24.
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Virgin Atlantic Appoints New Chief Executive

Virgin Atlantic has appointed Craig Kreeger as its new chief executive. He will assume the role on 1 February 2013.

Virgin Atlantic Conducts First Ever Biofuel Flight

The first flight by a commercial airline to be powered partly by biofuel recently took place as a Virgin Atlantic jumbo jet flew between London Heathrow Airport and Amsterdam using fuel derived from a mixture of Brazilian babassu nuts and coconuts. Virgin's Boeing 747 had one of...

Aviation and the Environment Governs ERA General Assembly 2007

Environmental awareness and initiatives in aviation was the predominant theme during this year's European Regions Airline Association general assembly held recently in Athens.

Travel Agents Tap Internet Social Network

Amid the rapidly changing social-networking on the Internet, a growing number of travel agents and industry leaders are tapping into new technological "supplements" to reach out to get the attention of on-the-go clients.

Amadeus Handles Eurostar Bookings

Eurostar, the leading high speed passenger rail company serving the UK, France and Belgium, has chosen to expand distribution of its rail services through the Amadeus global distribution system, via the same neutral display used by airlines. Eurostar can now be booked...

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...