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.

British climber's remains found in Swiss Alps, 52 years on

The remains of a climber discovered in the Swiss Alps last year have been identified as a British mountaineer who went missing 52 years ago, local police said on Aug. 31.

It is the latest in a series of discoveries of remains of long-missing climbers revealed as the Alp's glaciers melt and recede because of global warming.

Repatriation flights head for Greece as wildfires force tourists to flee

Wildfires burned across Greece on Monday, forcing people to be evacuated from a beach on the island of Corfu while tourists crowded an airport on Rhodes after thousands fled hotels and resorts at the weekend.

Fires burning since Wednesday on Rhodes forced the evacuation of 19,000 people over the weekend as an inferno reached coastal resorts on the island's southeastern coast.

Russians charged after ‘aggressive’ behavior forces emergency landing in Thessaloniki

Two Russian nationals were arrested and charged in Thessaloniki early Sunday morning for disrupting the safety of a flight from Manchester, England to Dalaman, Turkey, after their plane was forced to land at Thessaloniki's international airport. 

James | Athens | July 10

Ever-popular UK rock act James is coming to Greece to celebrate its 40th anniversary since coming together in Manchester in 1982, with a special concert at the open-air Herod Atticus Theater. The band will be appearing at the stunning, Roman-era theater with a 22-member orchestra and choir for an orchestral set spanning all 16 of its studio releases.