Tsipras airs debt ideas in Draghi meeting

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras met European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Tuesday in Frankfurt where they discussed the Greek opposition party’s view on how the country’s debt could be made sustainable and its objections to the appointment of outgoing Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras as the next governor of the Bank of Greece.

Singapore Airlines launches direct Athens-Singapore flights

Singapore Airlines on Tuesday started twice-weekly direct flights from Athens to Singapore, every Monday and Thursday.

The service will run to October 9 on Boeing 777-200ER aircraft.

The airline also operates 33 weekly flights linking Athens and Singapore via Istanbul in a code-share partnership with Aegean and Turkish Airlines.

BG Flag Carrier Bulgaria Air Starts Partnership with Emirates

Bulgaria's flag carrier Bulgaria Air signed a partnership contract with the Dubai airline Emirates, report the Bulgarian-language media. 

The two companies will codeshare flights between New York and Dubai, with prices applicable both for business and economy class. The flights will be with one stopover in Milan, Vienna, Athens, Larnaka, Rome, Amsterdam or Frankfurt. 

Greek PMI at 51 points in May as eurozone manufacturing slows

Greece’s manufacturing remained in growth territory in May, although the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell slightly to 51 points, according to London-based Markit.

The PMI was at 51.1 in April. “The PMI remained on the right side of the 50.0 mark in May, signalling steady albeit unspectacular growth at factories,” said Markit analyst Phil Smith.

Tipsarevic: Operation went well

BELGRADE - Serbian tennis player Janko Tipsarevic said on Thursday his operation had been successful and that he could not wait to get back on court.

It was a complicated operation, but everything went well, he posted on Instagram, adding that he was happy that he hadd gone through with it and could not wait to get back on court.

Lufthansa Orchestra to Play at Sofia Airport in June

Lufthansa Orchestra – the symphonic orchestra of Lufthansa employees from across the world – will have a concert in Sofia on June 29. 

The event, dubbed Music in the Sky, will be held in the hangar of Lufthansa Technik at the Sofia Airport and will co-star Bulgarian jazz singer Beloslava and the band of Zhivko Petrov.