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British Airways Asks UK Government to Place Greece on “Green List”

The UK flagship carrier British Airways -- along with Heathrow-- asked the UK to add more countries to its "Green List" category.

London to Athens Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Co-Pilot Falls Unconscious

A British Airways flight from London to Athens was forced to make an emergency landing in Zurich on Saturday after the co-pilot fell unconscious at his controls. Passengers arrived in the Greek capital nearly nine hours after they departed from...

Video Captures Terrifying Low Landing at Greece's Skiathos Airport

A video was recently uploaded on Youtube depicting one of the lowest possible landings to ever have taken place at the airport on Skiathos, in Greece's Sporades archipelago. Skiathos island's ''Alexandros Papadiamantis'' International Airport is well known for its proximity to...

British Airways to add Direct Flights to Cephalonia as of May 2018

British Airways will add Cephalonia to its itinerary as of May 2018, increasing the total number of direct flights to Greece to 13. The flights will link London to the island and will be available from May 15 to October...

Briton’s Flight for London to Athens Turns into a 33-hour-long Odyssey

When he booked a flight to Athens with his partner, 67-year-old Geoff Lye could not have possibly imagined that his journey would become a modern day Odyssey. A 4-hour-long flight, turned into a 33-hour-long saga. According to British media, Geoff...

British Airways Now Offering Direct Flights to Skiathos Island

Tourists can now make their way to Skiathos with new British Airways Flights that are available three times a week from London City. The airline inaugurated the new flights to Skiathos -- famous for film Mamma Mia! which was shot...

British Airways to Introduce Direct Flights From London to Skiathos this Summer

British Airways on Tuesday announced the introduction of direct flights from London City Airport to the Greek island of Skiathos starting this summer. This is the third direct flight to Greece from London City Airport offered by BA, which...

Flying High: British Airways Flight to Crete Makes Emergency Landing as Stench of Cannabis Filled the Cabin

A British Airways flight from Gatwick to Heraklion, Crete, was forced to make an emergency landing in Paris after the cabin apparently filled with a strong stench of cannabis and several members of the crew fell ill. It only took...

Flight Heading to Athens from London Lands Safely in Heathrow After Midair Turmoil

British Airways flight BA362, which was headed to Athens, had to perform an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport in London on Monday afternoon, due to problems the plane encountered while in the air. The aircraft, which departed from London a short while before...

Foreign Airlines Will Only Accept Credit Card Payments from Greece

Greek tour operators received a letter from British Airways and Spanish Iberia airlines notifying them that from now on they expect tickets to be booked with credit cards only through the special GDS system. A few days ago, Turkish Airlines also issued an...