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Misread Israeli toy label prompts bomb scare on Greek plane

An Aegean Airlines plane was temporarily held up at Cyprus’ Larnaca airport after a cleaner found a box with a doll from Israel and took the inscription on the label for a bomb threat. The Greek airline’s cleaning staff found a box labeled “booba” on Tuesday while the plane was in Cyprus before setting off for Tel Aviv. The word means “doll”&nb...

Greece's Aegean Airlines widens first quarter loss, sales rise

Aegean Airlines widened its loss in the first quarter of 2016 compared to the same period a year earlier as sales grew 7.0 percent, Greece's largest carrier said on Thursday. The company reported a net loss of 21.5 million euros (16.8 million pounds) in the first three months of the year versus a loss of 8.3 million in the same period last year. Domestic passenger traffic grew 6 percent...