ECONOMY

In Brief

Cyprus Airways’ Business Class rated best in Europe The International Air Transport Association (IATA) lists Cyprus Airways’ Business Class as the best among European carriers in its latest survey. The airline also figures in the three top positions as regards overall flight service, quality, quantity and presentation of food. The survey covered the April-September 2001 period. Cyprus Airways also recently received British Airways’ Golden Medal for Outstanding Cooperation for its catering services. ATMs in Metro stations. The National Bank of Greece is opening nine ATMs in Athens Metro stations at 10 p.m. today. These are located at Omonia, Syntagma (two in each), Megaron Mousikis, Sepolia, Panepistimio and Ambelokipi. A further 13 ATMs are planned for installation in the remaining stations. HFD remains at Zea – for now. Hellas Flying Dolphins said yesterday that it is postponing the transfer of its departure terminal from Marina Zea to the main port of Piraeus which had been announced for today, due to continuing contacts with the Merchant Marine Ministry. Greco-German cooperation. Members of a German business consultants’ delegation said in Thessaloniki yesterday that the time was right for Greek and German firms to tap comparative advantages and develop joint ventures in the markets of SE Europe.