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WHO Praises Athens for Protecting the Vulnerable During Covid-19 Pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) has praised Athens for the measures taken to protect the city's vulnerable groups during the Covid-19 pandemic.

European Commission Raises €7.4 Billion in Pledges to Fight Covid-19

The European Commission has raised 7.4 billion euros from donors worldwide, during the Coronavirus Global Response pledging event that began on May 4.

Coronavirus Global Response: EU Kick-starts Worldwide Pledging Marathon

The European Union on May 4 will launch a global pledging effort – the Coronavirus Global Response – to raise funds to help in the fight against Covid-19.

Greece to Gradually Ease Covid-19 Lockdown Measures at Month’s End

Greece will begin to progressively ease Covid-19 restrictions as of April 27, says Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas.

Emirates Updates Covid-19 Travel Waiver Policies

Emirates has updated its COVID-19 travel waiver policies into one simplified approach for rebooking and refunds on tickets issued in all its global markets.

Covid-19: Lufthansa Group Decides on First Restructuring Package

The Lufthansa Group has decided on extensive measures to reduce the capacity of flight operations long term, as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

Etihad to Test Airport Technology that Identifies Travellers with Medical Conditions

Etihad Airways will test new technology that allows self-service devices at airports to identify travelers with potential medical conditions.

Covid-19: Greece Imposes Curfew on Mykonos

Greek authorities have imposed a strict curfew on the residents of Mykonos for the next 14 days, in efforts to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.

Emirates Gets Approval to Fly Certain Passenger Flights

Emirates has received approval to carry passengers outbound from the UAE to some destinations in Europe as of April 6.

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines Make All Fare Types Rebookable

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines are changing their ticket fare structure, aiming to create even more flexibility for their customers.

Covid-19: Volos Authorities to Close Waterfront Area

Local authorities in Volos, central Greece, have decided to ban access to the city's waterfront, as part of efforts to avoid the further spread of Covid-19.

TIF-Helexpo Offers Premises for Covid-19 Cause

TIF-Helexpo has offered its Thessaloniki and Athens premises to state authorites, with the aim to support their efforts against the further spread of the coronavirus in the country.

Lufthansa Group Extends Returnee Flight Schedule Until May 3

Lufthansa is extending its returnee flight schedule until May 3, due to the continuing travel restrictions.

WHO: New Platform Tells How European Countries Respond to COVID-19

WHO has launched a new online platform to provide countries in the European Region with evidence of how national health systems are responding to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Athens Extends ‘Help at Home’ Program to Support Vulnerable Groups

The Municipality of Athens has introduced its “Help at Home Plus” program that aims to support vulnerable groups during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Skiathos Palace Cup Postponed Due to COVID-19

The Skiathos Palace Cup, a sailboat match racing event that was scheduled to take place in May on Skiathos, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Singapore Airlines to Issue S$5.3Billion in New Equity

Singapore Airlines will offer all shareholders S$5.3 billion in new equity and up to a further S$9.7 billion through 10-year Mandatory Convertible Bonds.

Covid-19: Authorities Ban Access to Thessaloniki Waterfront Area

Access to Thessaloniki's waterfront has been banned, after hundreds of residents continued to defy the social distancing measures imposed due to COVID-19.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Get New Start Date: July 23, 2021

The International Olympic Committee has announced that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have been rescheduled to take place between July 23 - August 8, 2021.

SEGAS Moves Athens Half Marathon 2020 to September

The Athens Half Marathon 2020 event has been rescheduled to take place on Sunday, September 20, in the Greek capital.