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Draft Bill Prompts Greece Taxi Service to Launch Online Petition

The founder of "Beat" has launched an online campaign to stop the government from drafting a bill that would force taxi e-platforms and apps to operate as transport companies.

Greek Transport Ministry Bill to Restrict Taxi Apps, E-platforms

E-platforms and apps offering taxi services in Greece may be forced to shut down if the transport ministry drafts a law, which foresees that “intermediaries” operate as transport companies.

Fraport: Airport Upgrade Projects in Greece Proceeding as Scheduled

Transport company Fraport has informed that infrastructure upgrades at the 14 Greek airports it manages will begin this autumn.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Concerned About Airport Revamp Deadlines

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) is voicing concerns over the need and timing of upgrade works at the city’s Macedonia Airport and of the completion dates.

Earthquake Hits Kos in Greece, Island’s Port Closed

The Greek island of Kos in the Dodecanese was hit by an earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude in the early hours of Friday, July 21.
Posted On 21 Jul 2017

GEK Terna, India’s GMR Clinch Kastelli Airport Project Contract

GEK Terna and India's GMR Airports Limited have tentatively been named contractors for the construction and operation of the Kastelli airport on Crete.

Athens’ 11th Aviation Conference to Focus on Medical Health Certificates, Drones

The 11th "Aviation - Present and Future" Conference in Athens will focus on Medical Aviation and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones).

Committee for Coordination of Air and Sea Transport in Greece Announced

A committee for the coordination of air and sea transport in Greece will be set up to ensure that remote islands remain connected with the mainland.
Posted On 06 Feb 2017

Fears for Thessaloniki Tourism Due to Works on Airport Runway

Greek professionals are calling for the postponement of works on Thessaloniki's airport runway, fearing that incoming tourism in summer 2017 will be hit.

Remote Greek Islands, Students May Get Free Internet Access

The Greek government is considering plans to offer remote island communities, students and people with special needs free or subsidized Internet access.
Posted On 10 Nov 2016

Greek Air Traffic Controllers Suspend 4-day Strike

Greek air traffic controllers have suspended strike action, planned to begin on Sunday, after meeting with Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis.
Posted On 08 Oct 2016

Greek Tourism Sector Urges Air Traffic Controllers to Suspend 4-day Strike

Key figures of the Greek tourism sector on Saturday called for the country's air traffic controllers to suspend announced strike action.
Posted On 08 Oct 2016

Passenger Fee at Greek Regional Airports to Increase

A fee imposed on passengers departing from any of the 14 Greek regional airports undertaken by German operator Fraport will be revised to 13 euros.
Posted On 31 Aug 2016

Licensing Bill Thwarts Greece Waterway Network Progress

A new draft law covering license procedures, construction and operation of waterways in Greece is putting a damper on any waterway plans and projects currently underway, said leading investor Hellenic Seaplanes.
Posted On 08 Aug 2016

Civil Aviation Workers Call Off Five-day Strike in Greece

The union representing the staff of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority, which had scheduled a five-day strike next week, have called off industrial action following a meeting with Greek Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis.
Posted On 17 Jun 2016

Crete’s Kastelli Airport Tender Extended to June 27

The bidding process for the financing, construction and operation of the new Kastelli airport project in Heraklion, Crete, has been extended until June 27, Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis said, adding that six parties have thus far expressed interest.
Posted On 18 May 2016

Greece’s International Aviation Conference 2016 Kicks Off April 7

Representatives of the Greek aviation sector are getting ready to attend the 10th Aviation – Present and Future conference to take place this Thursday, April 7, in Athens.
Posted On 05 Apr 2016

Greece’s 10th ‘Aviation – Present and Future’ Conference Announced

The technical base of the Athens International Airport and issues concerning social entrepreneurship in the aviation sector will be focused on at the 10th Aviation – Present and Future conference in April.
Posted On 21 Mar 2016

Airlines Serving Remote Greek Islands Get 6-month Extension to Contracts

A six-month extension has been given to airline companies serving remote Greek islands whose contracts expire next month, Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis said this week.
Posted On 03 Mar 2016

Greek Gov’t to Cut Some ‘Remote’ Island Air Routes

The government is considering to abolish some state-subsidized airline routes to remote Greek islands, Infrastructure and Transports Minister Christos Spirtzis said this week.
Posted On 11 Feb 2016
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