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Κορωνοϊός: 22 ερωτήσεις-απαντήσεις για τα νέα μέτρα και τις ρυθμίσεις

Η Γενική Γραμματεία Πολιτικής Προστασίας δίνει απαντήσεις σε 22 χρήσιμες ερωτήσεις για όλα τα νέα μέτρα και τις ρυθμίσεις σχετικά με τον κορονοϊό.

Greece Launches Financial Support Plan for All Covid-hit Businesses

A package of relief measures for all coronavirus-hit businesses in Greece - that includes the suspension of tax contribution payments - has been announced by the government.

World Tourism Organization: Stay Home, But Travel Tomorrow!

"By staying home today, we can travel tomorrow," says the UNWTO in a message released to the world as the Covid-19 situation evolves.

Greek Minister to Propose Tourism Demand-boosting Actions on EU Level

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis will propose to his EU counterparts a plan to boost tourism demand as part of measures taken to safeguard the industry after the coronavirus health crisis ends.

ECTAA Calls for More Flexible Refund Rules for Package Travel

As Covid-19 has brought tourism to a standstill, European travel agents and tour operators are calling for a more flexible application of refund rules for package travel.

Till then, #StaySafe: A Message from Greek Tourism by Marketing Greece

Marketing Greece is inviting Greek enterprises to pass on a message on behalf of Greek tourism: “When the time is right, we’ll be there for you. Till then #staysafe”.

AEGEAN: Net Earnings Increase to €78.5m in 2019

AEGEAN's 2019 financial results proves the gradual success of its efforts of extending the season, says the company's CEO Dimitris Gerogiannis.

Ellinair Temporarily Suspends Flight Schedule

Ellinair has announced the temporary suspension of its flight schedule in response to the travel restrictions applied due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Singapore Airlines Cuts Capacity By Half in Response to Border Controls

Singapore Airlines is suspending additional services across its network after the decision of countries around the world to impose border controls to stem the Covid-19 outbreak.

Ryanair Expects to Suspend Most Flights from March 24

From March 24 Ryanair expects to ground almost all routes, except for a small number of flights to maintain essential connectivity, mostly between the UK and Ireland.

EU Shuts Borders to Limit Spread of Coronavirus

The EU is closing its external borders and temporarily banning "non-essential travel" to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus globally.

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.

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.

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.

Ministry issues travel guidelines for Greeks

The Greek Foreign Ministry advises against travel to countries with high coronavirus infection rates. The GNTO suspends Greece’s international tourism promotional campaign due to the coronavirus crisis. Authorities announce that Greece will close its borders to non-EU...

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.

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.

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.

Eurogroup: Transport and Tourism to Receive Economic Coronavirus Response

Transport and tourism are among the severely affected sectors in the EU that are to receive liquidity support to tackle the economic impact of the coronavirus.