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Greek Airports Welcome Record 11-Month Passenger Traffic

Greek airports recorded robust passenger numbers in the January-November 2017 period welcoming a total 55.8 million against 53.6 million last year.

Macedonia Airport Handling All Flights as Scheduled

All flights to and from Thessaloniki's Macedonia Airport are being carried out according to schedule since November 24, Greece’s transport ministry said on Tuesday.

Greek MEPs, Hoteliers Up in Arms Over More Airport Checks

Greek MEPs and hoteliers recently expressed concerns over the tight security screenings imposed on travelers from Greece at German airports.

Airline Executives Express Concerns Over Travel in post-Brexit Era

Airline executives are calling on the UK to come up with a post-Brexit regulation policy in order for the industry to continue operating as normal, following the country's exit from the EU.

Egypt’s Electronic Visa Available for Greeks

Greece is among the countries that can now register online to obtain an electronic visa (e-Visa) before traveling to Egypt.

Airline Cancels Flights at Macedonia Airport Citing Safety Concerns

Fraport Greece reiterated its concerns regarding the maintenance works at Macedonia Airport, after reports that a low cost carrier has canceled its flights citing safety reasons.

Greece, India Ink Air Services Deal

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and his Indian counterpart signed an air services agreement for the launch of direct flights between the two countries.

Security Seminar for Tighter Document Inspections Held at Athens Airport

The Athens Airport Police Authority recently held a workshop on travel document inspection and forged documents identification.

Germany Says Security Checks to Continue, Greece Must Do its Part

Passengers traveling from Greece to Germany will continue to be subject to tight security checks within the airports’ Schengen arrivals area.

Greece, Germany, EU to Meet Over Strict Airport Controls

The issue of passengers from Greece being subject to rigid security checks at German airports will be discussed between EU, Germany and Greece authorities.

IATA Chooses Edenred to Develop Easypay System in Over 70 Countries

IATA has selected Edenred to develop and manage the new generation payment method "IATA EasyPay", beginning later this year, for travel agents to issue airline tickets.

Corfu Welcomes First Seaplane Test Run

A 10-seater Quest Kodiak seaplane landed on Corfu recently during a series of test runs ahead of the highly-anticipated official opening of the island’s waterway.

Qatar Airways to Link Doha with Thessaloniki in March 2018

Qatar Airways will launch four weekly flights connecting Doha to the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki as of March 27, 2018.

Athens Among Most Popular Destinations in Europe for Qatar Airways

Greece has always been and continues to be one of the most important markets for Qatar Airways, according to the airline's Senior VP Europe, Jonathan Harding.

IATA 2036 Forecast: Air Passengers will Nearly Double to 7.8 Billion

IATA's 20-Year Air Passenger Forecast sees 7.8 billion passengers traveling in 2036, a near doubling of the 4 billion air travelers expected to fly in 2017.

Athens Airport Management Plans to Invest €400m in Upgrades

Athens International Airport's operator has announced plans to put 400 million euros into the upgrade of the airport, over the next five years.

Greek Airports Record Surge in Nine-Month Passenger Traffic

An additional 4.1 million passengers have gone through Greece’s airports so far this year compared to the first nine months of 2016, the Hellenic Civil Aviation Administration (HCAA) said.

GRA Study: Airline Consolidation Limits Competition, Consumer Choice

Airline consolidation decreases consumer choice and negatively affects competition in the industry, according to a report released by aviation economists GRA.

Lufthansa – Air Berlin Deal Raises Concerns

Lufthansa was to officially confirm that it had inked a deal for parts of Air Berlin, raising in the meantime concerns by the International Airlines Group.

Hurricane Irma: Florida Airports Halt Flights

A number of airports in Florida have announced flight suspensions due to Hurricane Irma, dubbed the most powerful Atlantic storm in a decade.