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American Airlines to link Athens with New York as of June

Beginning June 3, American Airlines will launch a new service for the summer 2021 season from Athens to New York (JFK) on a Boeing 777-200. Flights will be available for booking beginning this Monday, January 25.

Onboard customers can choose to travel in Flagship Business, Premium Economy or Main Cabin, while WiFi and inflight entertainment will be available throughout the aircraft.

Bulgarian Airlines Are in for Mass Bankruptcies

Financial grants compensating for part of the lost revenues would greatly support the Bulgarian airline industry. Airlines are in dire need of additional support, Svetoslav Stanulov, Chairman of the Management Board of the Association of Bulgarian Aviation Companies, told BNR. The association's members are about 80% of the Bulgarian companies and maintenance bases.

Scoot halts Athens-Singapore flights until March 2021

Singapore-based low-cost airline Scoot announced it is suspending the service linking Athens with Singapore until March 2021 due to low demand because of Covid-19.
Passengers who have made their bookings can choose to be 100% reimbursed in cash or receive vouchers for any Scoot flights in the next 12 months amounting to 120% of their initial booking price.

Turkish Airlines may delay delivery of Airbus, Boeing planes

Turkish Airlines, which halted its passenger flights as a result of the coronavirus crisis, may delay the delivery of some Boeing and Airbus planes, its chairman said on May 27.

Turkey's flag carrier company had received half of its orders for 25 Boeing 787-9 planes, but the delivery of the rest could be delayed, İlker Aycı told daily Hürriyet.