TUI names 787 Heraklion after the capital of Greece

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Greece is ready for travelers as the tourism season starts off earlier thanks to ongoing actions by the ministry and industry stakeholders, said Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias during the naming ceremony of a TUI fly aircraft on Crete on Monday.

Talking during the event held at the Nikos Kazantzakis Airport, Kikilias repeated the ministry’s goals for the year ahead, which include extending the tourism season, expanding destinations, and moving forward with the implementation of a sustainable tourism model.

Global tour operator TUI named one of its Boeing 737-8 aircraft “Heraklion”, after the capital of Crete, where the organisation does business.