Archive for the 'General Airline News' Category

United Airlines sues 22-year-old who found method for buying cheaper plane tickets

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A young computer whiz from New York City has launched a site to help people buy cheap plane tickets. But an airline company and its travel partner want to shut him down. United Airlines and Orbitz filed a civil lawsuit last month against 22-year-old Aktarer Zaman, who founded the website […]

Greek Aegean Airline Facing Ryanair

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

By Iro-Anna Mamakouka on January 16, 2014-Greek Reporter The increase in tourism in Greece has led to significant changes in domestic and foreign air travel. This has encouraged foreign airline companies to invest in Greece and to add new routes, competing directly with Greek airline Aegean-Olympic. Low cost carrier Ryanair, announced yesterday its intention to […]

EU regulators deepen probe into Aegean-Olympic takeover bid

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

(Reuters) – Aegean Airlines (AGNr.AT) may have to offer fresh concessions to secure EU approval for its second bid to buy Greek rival Olympic Air (MRFr.AT), after the EU’s competition watchdog deepened its investigation into the deal on Tuesday. Aegean submitted concessions to the European Commission last month, including capping fares on some domestic routes. […]

More airline carriers dropping Greece from itineraries

Saturday, May 12th, 2012 By Alexandra Kassimi Greece is at risk of finding itself isolated in terms of air connections if carriers continue to strike the country off their itineraries at the current rate. The most recent hit came from Delta Airlines, which has decided to stop all of its direct flights between Greece and the United States […]

London Olympics Spells Trouble For Business Travellers

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Travel to and from London’s airports are set to be gridlocked, as MPs and airlines warn of chaotic conditions during the London Olympics. advises travellers to book their long-term parking ahead of time to save worry and money. WEBWIRE – Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Both MPs and the country’s leading airlines are warning that […]

National strikes severely impact Greece flights

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Flight Global By Alan Dron Flights to and from Greece are being severely affected as two national strikes sweep across the country to protest the government’s austerity plans. All flights using Greek airports have been cancelled for the duration of strikes by air traffic controllers between 06:00-10:00 and 18:00-22:00 local time on 28 and 29 […]

Air France sale to Europe- Business and Economy…

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Air France has come out with some sale fares for travel to Europe in May… some fares are pretty good if you’re near the major cities and flying to major cities in Europe… Greece from RDU is nothing to write home about….. but you might as well try to see if you’re one of the […]