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In 2019, Athens International Airport S.A. (AIA) initiated a five-year programme for the implementation of the Action “Evolution into a high-performing node within the European Air Traffic Management (ATM) Network”. This Action (no 2017-EL-TM-0158-W) is co-funded by the European Commission, under the programme of “Connecting Europe Facility – Transport Sector”, which concerns EU's priority for the creation of the “Single European Sky” (SESAR).

On August 10, a joint search and rescue exercise between Cyprus and Greece called ‘SALAMIS 04/22’ conducted within the search and rescue region of the Republic of Cyprus, with the participation of the Hellenic Ship ‘YDRA’, a helicopter of the 460th search and rescue squadron of the National Guard, as well as a specialised nurse of the ambulance service.

When abroad, hiring a car allows individuals the freedom to be able to drive where they like, on their own schedule. It can be particularly useful on family holidays to avoid the hassle of public transport.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a new luxury hotel in Costa Navarino, scheduled to open in Spring 2023.

Costa Cruises ship, Costa Luminosa has set sail again on May 16 from the port of Trieste, becoming the company's second ship this year to resume operations and the first to resume cruises in the Adriatic Sea and Greece. Overall, Costa has a total of four ships scheduled to resume cruises this summer.

Climbing to its highest ranking ever at the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Annual Report 2019, Athens ranked as the 17th top destination worldwide for association meetings, moving up seven positions from its 24th position in 2018.