February 2019

AEGEAN: New Destinations and 700,000 Additional Seats in 2019

The 2019 flight schedule of AEGEAN includes increased capacity with additional frequencies and new routes. According to an announcement on Thursday, the airline company is investing this year on both network expansion and the extension of the tourism season in Greece. AEGEAN plans this year to increase the capacity of its international network by 700,000 seats, reaching [...]

January 2019

Ryanair to Suspend Athens – Thessaloniki Services

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has announced that it will suspend services between Athens and Thessaloniki as of April 1, 2019. According to the announcement, the last flight from the Greek capital to Thessaloniki in northern Greece, will depart on March 31, at 8.05pm, while tickets are no longer available for sale. Speaking to the Athens-Macedonia News Agency (AMNA), Ryanair Sales [...]

Ryanair: New Athens – Tel Aviv Route for Summer 2019

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has announced the launch of a new route connecting Greek capital Athens to Tel Aviv in Israel, as part of its 2019 summer schedule. “The new route will commence in April, and operate four times a week,” said Nikolas Lardis, the company’s Sales and Marketing Manager for the Eastern Mediterranean. Ryanair’s summer [...]

August 2018

Ryanair will No Longer Allow Free 10kg Carry-ons as of November

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has announced that as of November 1 passengers will no longer be allowed to take a 10kg piece of hand luggage into the cabin on flights for free. Until now, passengers were allowed once piece of 10kg hand luggage and a smaller bag for free. Passengers who wish [...]

American Airlines to Connect Athens with Chicago in 2019

American Airlines announced that it will launch a daily seasonal service to Athens International Airport (AIA) in Greece from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) for the 2019 summer season. The Athens-Chicago route, which is subject to government approval, will launch in May 2019 and run until October 2019. Daily flights will be carried out with [...]

July 2018

Singapore Airlines Named ‘World’s Best Airline’ at Skytrax Awards 2018

Singapore Airlines (SIA) for the fourth time has been named “World’s Best Airline” at the Skytrax World Airline Awards. “Singapore Airlines is honored to be named World’s Best Airline in the Skytrax Awards, and I dedicate it to the 26,000 SIA Group employees, who focus every day on delivering the world’s best travel [...]

Volotea: Flights to Santorini, Heraklion, Mykonos to Continue in Winter 2018

Volotea, the airline of mid- and small‐sized European cities, has announced that its flights to Santorini, Heraklion on Crete, and Mykonos, as well as Venice in Italy, will be operated all through the winter season with frequencies between three and four times a week. Volotea currently serves eight destinations from its newly-established base in Athens including the aforementioned [...]

October 2017

Volotea to Launch Athens-Verona Route in 2018

Spanish short and medium haul airline Volotea has announced that it will launch a connection from Athens to Verona, Italy, next year. As a result, Volotea will serve seven destinations directly from Athens next year: Venice, Genoa, Palermo, Bari, Verona, Santorini and Mykonos. Athens-Verona flights will begin on May 31, 2018, twice a week, every Thursday and Sunday. According to [...]

AEGEAN Adds 11 New Destinations, 18 Routes to 2018 Schedule

Greek carrier AEGEAN on Monday revealed its new extended program for 2018 that includes a network of 153 destinations in 44 countries and 16.6 available seats, 700,000 more than in 2017. “2018 will be yet another year of widening our international presence and the choices we offer to our passengers,” AEGEAN Vice [...]

July 2017

QATAR AIRWAYS offers full luggage tracking service

Qatar Airways is claiming to be the first airline to offer customers the opportunity to track their bags from start to finish of the journey. The airline has achieved compliance with the International Air Transport Association (Iata) Resolution 753 at its hub in Hamad International Airport. It means passengers can now [...]