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After 26 Years, Sir Stelios Loses Control of EasyJet

EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has lost his control over his budget airline, after the company raised £1.2 billion in extra cash. Sir Stelios' blocking stake is now diluted after he chose not to purchase new shares in a...

Only the Fully Vaccinated to Be Allowed in US Under New Biden Plan

The Biden administration is mulling to reopen international travel to the country, with only those fully vaccinated being allowed to enter.

115-Million-Euro Greek Aid Package Seeks To Help Struggling Airlines

The nation of Greece will give the country's airlines a 115 million euro aid package to assist them as they struggle to return to profitability after the near-complete shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Sectors such as air transport, which...

Low Cost Airline Announces Plans to Resume Flights to Greece

Low cost airline Wizz Air announced this week plans to resume flights to Greece despite the current coronavirus restrictions on travel. The airline has said it will restart vacation flights from Luton airport in the UK to Greece in July...

Airlines Flout EU Rules by Offering Vouchers Instead of Refunds for Cancelled Flights

European airlines and at least ywelve EU countries, including Greece, have asked the EU to suspend its rules which require that travelers of cancelled flights due to the coronavirus can teceive a refund within seven days. Since the outbreak of...

Budget Airline Offers Australia-Greece Flight from $299

The Singaporean low-cost airline named "Scoot" this week launched what it is calling its “Deal of the Decade” sale, including flights from Australia to Greece beginning at $299. The jaw-dropping offer will indeed get you from Perth to Athens, but...

Ryanair To Discontinue Direct Athens — Thessaloniki Flights

Ryanair announced on Monday that it will stop its direct flights between the cities of Athens and Thessaloniki beginning on April 1, 2019. The popular low-cost airline gave no explanation for the move. The announcement noted only that the last...

Europe's Budget Airlines and How to Avoid Their Hidden Fees

Summer is nearly here, and many of us are already trying to think about summer trips abroad. Europe's array of low-cost airlines always promise tickets to exotic locations at rock-bottom prices, but picking your dates and destination is only the...

Aegean Airlines Sees 53% Drop in Profit for 2016

Greece's largest airline carrier, Aegean Airlines, said on Thursday that the company's full-year net profit for 2016 fell by 53 percent. Important factors such as a weak second quarter as well as an increase in value-added tax resulted in the carrier...

SkyGreece Ceases Operations After Leaving Passengers Stranded

SkyGreece Airlines announced on Wednesday that it will temporarily halt all of its operations. The company and its customers have been through a hectic eleven days as the first problems occurred with a four day flight delay that was resolved on August 20. The problem resurfaced...