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Coronavirus will cost global tourism at least $1.2 trillion

The world’s tourism sector could lose at least $1.2 trillion, or 1.5% of the global gross domestic product (GDP), having been placed at a...

ACI and IATA Call for Governments to Bear Costs of Public Health Measures

Airports Council International (ACI) World and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have today urged that costs related to public health measures aimed at...
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Ryanair resumes operations from Athens

Ryanair on July 1st celebrated the resumption of flights from Athens after almost 4 months grounded due to Covid-19 restrictions. An Athens to Rome...
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WTTC says even a small turn on the travel tap could be a massive...

New research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shows even a modest increase of just one million more international arrivals into Europe...
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Lufthansa reorganizes responsibilities on the Executive Board

The Executive Committee of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG today approved a new allocation of responsibilities for the Executive Board. The former...

May Passenger Demand Shows Slight Improvement

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that passenger demand in May (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs), dropped 91.3% compared to May...
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Sofitel Athens Airport is welcoming its guests once more, starting on July 1st...

Sofitel Athens Airport opened its doors once again on July 1st of 2020, in accordance with the further reinstatement of international flights, so as...
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Lufthansa Group: 50% of the fleet back in the air

Due to the significant changes in the booking wishes of their passengers, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group are switching from short-term to longer-term...
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Ryanair reminds passengers of new health measures as it prepares big ramp up of...

Ryanair, called on its customers to follow a new set of simple guidelines that will help to protect the health of passengers and crew...

ΙΑΤΑ: May Air Cargo Shows Slight Pickup Amid Continuing Capacity Crunch

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in May showing a slight improvement in the air cargo market....
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EBRD and UNWTO partner to boost tourism recovery

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) are joining forces to boost the recovery of...

Thorsten Dirks to leave Lufthansa

Thorsten Dirks will withdraw from the Lufthansa's Executive Board on the occasion of the successful conclusion of the governmental stabilization measure. He was most...
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TUI ready for holidaymakers from all markets – summer season to start

The summer season 2020 starts in more and more countries. All TUI tour operators and airlines are ready to restart their business. First...

Visit Greece | Explore the Nature of the Cyclades|VIDEO

Beautiful sandy beaches, rocky secluded caves, architecture in white & blue, traditional lifestyle, warm, hospitable people and gorgeous landscapes turn a trip to the...
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WTTC lays out guidelines for a Safe and Seamless Travel in the ‘new normal’

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has laid out its new guidelines Safe & Seamless Travel including testing and tracing, following medical evidence, to ensure...
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IATA Proposes Alternatives to Quarantine

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments to avoid quarantine measures when re-opening their economies. IATA is promoting a layered approach of measures...
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ABTA launches post pandemic recovery guide to support destinations and travel industry on the...

ABTA has published a Post Pandemic Recovery guide to assist destinations and the travel industry in the complex transition to restarting travel. The current pandemic has...
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UNWTO welcomes new app designed to facilitate safe and secure border crossings

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has partnered with Wanderlust World for the launch of a new App designed to facilitate safe and seamless travel...
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Lufthansa: Shareholders pave the way for stabilization measures

The shareholders of Deutsche Lufthansa AG voted in favor of accepting the capital measures and the participation of the Economic Stabilisation Fund (WSF) of the Federal...
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Remarks from A. de Juniac at the HK Tourism Board Global Online Forum, 24...

IATA's CEO and President first message is that we are in this crisis together. And the only way out of the crisis is also...