Ways to tap into the expansion of combined transport and upgraded infrastructure were explored during the 1st conference on "Infrastructure and Transport in Greece: Prospects for Development” held in Athens.
Newly appointed Shipping and Island Policy Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis has set speeding up the licensing procedures for Greece’s pending waterway network as a leading priority upon taking office earlier this month.
Paros Airport is an important infrastructure project that will contribute to tourism and the economy, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said from the Cycladic island of Paros on Friday during the inauguration of the new airport there.
The new airport of Paros, expected to handle four times the traffic and contribute to an increase in tourism, strengthen the local economy and create new jobs, is set to open its doors and be fully operational on July 25.
Nine Greek transport projects are slated to receive EU funding under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) after the European Commission’s decision earlier this month to inject 6.7 billion euros in transport infrastructure to boost jobs and growth.
Six regional airports in Greece will get EU funding to the tune of 197 million euros towards their upgrade under the EU Infrastructure Investment Plan, the Greek Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Ministry announced.
Speaking from Thessaloniki on Tuesday, during a special ceremony marking the launch of works on the TransAdriatic Pipeline (TAP), Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said TAP marks a new era for Greece, describing the project as one of "regional cooperation" and of great...
Tourism is among the first sectors in Greece to receive EU funding to the tune of 112 million euros for three projects in addition to a fourth included in the infrastructure transport sector, under the EU Infrastructure Investment Plan.
The airport of Paros will be fully operational and linked with Greek and international destinations by July 16, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis said on his recent visit to the Cycladic island, adding that renovations were expected to get underway at...