SunExpress to launch 3 new destinations to Baltics

SunExpress, a joint venture between Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa Group, added new routes to its Europe network as part of its summer schedule, according to a company statement.

The airline will start its direct mutual flights between Antalya and its new destinations, Riga, and Tallinn, as of April, it said on Feb. 1.

Turkish Airlines’ net profits hit $735 million in three quarters of 2021

Turkish Airlines has reported a net profit of $735 million in the first nine months of 2021, İlker Aycı, the flag carrier's chairman of the board, has announced.

"We managed to post profit at a time when other airlines, such Lufthansa, Air France-KLM and United Airlines recorded siginifcant losses.

SunExpress carries over 3 mln passengers so far in 2021

Turkish-German joint venture SunExpress has served more than 3 million passengers so far in 2021, the airline said on Aug. 28


Following a rocky period on aviation sector last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, "the total number of passengers carried by SunExpress jumped 43% year-on-year," it revealed in a statement.

Lufthansa Introduces Gender-Neutral Greetings on Board

Europe's largest airline group Lufthansa said Tuesday it was retiring "ladies and gentlemen" as an on-board greeting in favour of gender-neutral alternatives. A spokesman for the German company told AFP the move was intended to make all passengers on board feel welcome, including those who do not identify as male or female.

Lufthansa: Seven new Greek destinations this summer

Lufthansa is more than doubling its itinerary in Greece with the addition of seven brand new destinations for this summer. From May 21, 2021, Aktio, Chania, Corfu, Kavala, Kos, Mykonos, and Zakynthos will welcome the German air carrier for the first time. This is Lufthansa's largest increase in its 62 years of presence in Greece.

Austrian Airlines increasing July charter flights to Greece by 20%

Austrian Airlines (AUA) announced on Thursday in Vienna that it is increasing its July charter flights to Greece by 20% compared to July 2019, instead of the originally planned 5% increase.
It said that the destinations are set to be announced soon, along with flight schedules for August.