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Greece Closes Borders to Non-EU Citizens

Greece will close its borders to non-EU nationals from Wednesday, March 18, in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.

Covid-19 Costs Greek Hotels €522m in Losses

Cancellations up until now at Greek hotels, due to the coronavirus outbreak, are estimated to have cost 522 million euros in losses for the industry.

Over 185,000 Passenger Flights Cancelled Since Late January

Over 185,000 passenger flights have been cancelled since the end of January in response to government travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to IATA.

GNTO Stops Greece Promo Campaign Due to Covid-19

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is temporarily suspending its international promotional campaign of Greece due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19: Foreign Ministry Issues Travel Guidelines for Greeks

Greece's Foreign Ministry has issued guidelines for Greek citizens on travelling in and out of the country, in efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Greek Banks Announce Relief Measure for Business Loans

The Hellenic Bank Association has announced that it is suspending the repayments of performing business loans at least until September 30.

AEGEAN to Temporarily Cut Most International Flights

Greek airline company AEGEAN is temporarily cutting the majority of flights in its international network, following the elevation of the Covid-19 virus to pandemic status.

Posidonia 2020 Event Rescheduled for October

The Posidonia 2020 maritime event in Greece has been rescheduled for October due to the further spread of Covid-19.

Kallichoron Hotel: Travel Flex Policy for Free Cancellations

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Astypalea's Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel has postponed its opening for the season and has introduced a flexible policy for cancellations.

Austrian Airlines to Temporarily Terminate Flight Operations

Austrian Airlines is temporarily terminating all regular flight operations as of March 18 due to entry bans being imposed across the globe to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Air France Grounds Airbus 380 Aircraft and KLM its Entire Boeing 747 Fleet

The Air France-KLM Group will gradually reduce its flight activity during the next two months following travel restrictions imposed in France and other countries due to Covid-19.

Mediterranean Yacht Show 2020 Cancelled

The Greek Yachting Association (GYA) has decided to cancel the Mediterranean Yacht Show 2020 event in Greece due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Emirates Implements Thermal Screening on All US-bound Flights

Emirates is implementing thermal screening measures for all passengers travelling on US flights departing from Dubai International Airport.