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New Flights Link Thessaloniki with Destinations in Europe, Asia

New flights connecting Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport - currently run by Fraport Greece - with popular destinations in Europe and Asia are expected to launch in 2018.

AEGEAN, Olympic Air Cancel, Reschedule Flights Due to Strike on Jan. 15

Flight cancellations have been announced by AEGEAN and Olympic Air for Monday, January 15, due to strike action announced by Greece's air traffic controllers.

Limotours Hellas Receives ‘Signum Virtutis’ Seal of Excellence

Limotours Hellas SA was recently honored for its chauffeur services with the Signum Virtutis seal of excellence at the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.

Nikolaos Lardis Joins Ryanair as Sales & Marketing Manager East Med

Low-cost carrier Ryanair has appointed Nikolaos Lardis as its new sales and marketing manager for Eastern Mediterranean.

New US Travel Advisory Says Greece Safe Destination

Greece is among the world’s safest destinations, according to a new travel advisory system assessing security conditions for American holidaymakers, announced by the US State Department.

ECTAA Calls on Commission to Protect EU Air Passengers

Following a record number of airline failures in 2017, ECTAA is calling on the European Commission to protect EU passengers against airline insolvencies.

2017 was Safest Year in Aviation History, Says Report

The year 2017 turned out to be the safest ever for commercial aviation, according to a report released by the Aviation Safety Network (ASN).

Greece’s 14 Fraport-run Airports Receive EASA Safety Certification

Greece's 14 Fraport-run regional airports have received EASA certificates, which confirm the high level of safety in infrastructure and operational processes.

Beijing Airport Set to Become Leading Aviation Hub

Beijing Airport is on its way to become a leading international hub and significantly enhance the future customer experience.

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.