Direct flights from the US to Greece will be extended throughout the winter months, according to Greece’s Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.
Starting June 3rd, American Airlines will launch a new service for summer 2021 New York to Athens using its Boeing 777-200 aircraft.
It’s flights and hotels that consume most of our funds when traveling. And it’s usually the plane tickets that we book first – because they set the beginning and end dates, as well as the intermediary stops during our itinerary. This is especially for traveling far away, but even on short routes, it’s often the air travel services that are most expensive. So, fining your way to save on flights, will obviously make your entire trip cost a lot less!
In airline news, Virgin Atlantic has named Craig Kreeger the company’s new CEO to assume the helm as of February 1st.
2012 will no doubt be a challenging one for the airline industry. AMR going bust, and even budget carriers feeling the pinch in 2011, many will likely founder in the coming months. One carrier, Germany’s second biggest carrier Air Berlin, looks to be applying lessons hard learned early on in the year.