Calamos Supports GreeceCalamos Supports Greece


Greek Passenger on Harrowing Belarus Flight Diversion Drama

Passengers -among them a Greek national- described the scene inside plane that was ordered by Belarus to change course and land in Minsk

EU Calls on European Airlines to Avoid Belarus Airspace

The European Union urged EU-based airlines to avoid Belarus's airspace on Monday after the country diverted a flight from Athens to Vilnius.

Belarus’ “Hijacking” of Athens to Vilnius Flight Sparks International Outrage

The sudden diversion of an Athens to Vilnius flight by Belarus on Sunday has been described as "state hijacking" and sparked global outrage.

Belarus Dictator Forces Athens to Vilnius Flight to Land in Minsk

A Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius, Lithuania was forced to land in Belarus to allegedly facilitate the arrest of a dissident to President Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday. Aboard the plane was Roman Protasevich, a 26-year-old journalist who has criticized...

Ryanair Adds 74 New Greek Flights to Summertime Roster

The Irish budget airline Ryanair announced 74 new Greek flights for Summer, making its flight roster the largest ever for Greece.

Ryanair Launches 14 New Routes To and From Greece for 2020

Ryanair, Europe's largest low-cost airline, announced recently that it will add fourteen new routes to and from Greece in 2020. These new routes will come in addition to its already-massive network of flights which connect most of the country's mainland...

Ryanair Plane Hit By Lightning Over Paphos; No Injuries Reported

A Boeing 737-8AS aircraft belonging to the Ryanair fleet was hit by a lightning strike over Cypriot airspace on Tuesday night. The plane, which took off from Riga, Latvia, was heading to Paphos international airport in Cyprus when the incident...

RyanAir Introduces Four New European Destinations from Kalamata Airport

RyanAir announced on Wednesday that it will introduce four new seasonal schedules out of Greece's Kalamata Airport. The Irish airliner has decided to launch new routes from Kalamata to London, which will utilize Stansted Airport, as well as to Milan,...

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...

Ryanair to Suspend Greek Summer Flights to Chania, Rhodes

Low-cost airline Ryanair is to apparently suspend domestic flights from Athens to Rhodes and Chania, Crete, citing "operational reasons". Passengers were informed of the move by email and texts from the company, offering refunds or alternative flights from other airports. The...