Air Mediterranean launches scheduled flights from Athens

The Athens-based start up airline Air Mediterranean announced the launch of seven new international flights out of Athens that will be flying to London, Stockholm, Jeddah, Casablanca, Khartoum and Iraq (Baghdad and Erbil), as of November 1. Ticket prices for all European destinations will start from 85

Global airports hit by computer problems

Airports around the world suffered major technical problems Thursday connected to a temporary failure of a system for checking in passengers and luggage. Paris, Zurich and Frankfurt airports said they had suffered problems with computer systems, but they had been quickly resolved. Frankfurt airport confirmed

Ryanair issues €40 vouchers for flight cancellations

Ryanair is sending travel vouchers to the 315,000 passengers affected by its flight cancellations fiasco. The vouchers, worth €40 per cancelled flight (or €80 for return flights), can be redeemed on Ryanair flights between October and March 2018. There are several terms and conditions, however. The flights

Ryanair agrees to pay for flights on rival airlines

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has stepped in after Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary said the budget carrier would not pay for passengers to take flights on other airlines, stating that that was not required under EU flight delay law. This comes amid widespread disruption

The 8 most highly regarded airlines in the world

While pricing and safety are two important measures to consider when choosing an airline, there are far more factors that contribute to a customer — or an employee’s — opinion of a company. Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies survey for 2017 looked at 1,500 of

World’s safest airlines for 2017

The world’s safest airlines have been named in two sets of annual rankings, with Qantas and Cathay Pacific taking out the number one spots. The rankings from AirlineRatings.com put Qantas at number one for the fourth year in a row. The website said the Flying