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New Low-Cost Airline Flies to Sofia!

Lufthansa City Airlines, a new low-cost airline, will make its first flight on June 26, focusing on connecting flights for its parent company from hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. According to Euronews, Bulgaria is among its destinations. The airline will start flights this month to Berlin, Bremen, Cologne Bonn, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, and Hanover.

Strikes Threaten Chaos at German Airports

A nationwide warning strike by security personnel on February 1 is poised to cause significant disruptions at major airports across Germany. The strike, driven by demands for higher wages and improved working conditions, is expected to impact key travel hubs, including Frankfurt, Hamburg, Bremen, Berlin, Hanover, Leipzig, Dresden, and Erfurt.

The most popular holiday destinations for Greeks this fall

Greek travelers are turning to European destinations off the usual list but more affordable, as shown by the air booking data for the upcoming national holiday on October 28.

Aegean Airlines has increased its number of available seats by between 18% and 20% on the international and domestic networks.

15,000 People Were Evacuated in Hanover Because of a World War II Aerial Bomb

Nearly 15,000 people were evacuated Monday night in the German city of Hanover due to a World War II aerial bomb disposal operation, BTA reported.

The 500-pound projectile was discovered on a construction site.

According to estimates, at the end of World War II, over 2 million bombs of different caliber were thrown over Hitler's Germany. 10-20% of them never exploded.

Obama sending more forces to Syria to consolidate gains against ISIL

President Barack Obama announced on April 25 the biggest expansion of U.S. ground troops in Syria since the civil war there began, saying he would dispatch an extra 250 special forces soldiers to build on successes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).