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Minister to Visit Regional Airports as Greek Tourism Opens

Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis on Wednesday will visit the regional airports of Corfu, Mykonos, Rhodes and Heraklion on Crete.

Cyprus Airways: Flights to Greece, Switzerland, Israel on Summer Program

Cyprus Airways has announced flights from Larnaca, Cyprus, to five destinations in Greece, as well as to Switzerland and Israel for the summer of 2020.

More Airlines Added to EU Air Safety List

All airlines certified in Armenia have been added to the EU Air Safety List, which includes airlines subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the EU.

Passengers Through Europe’s Airports Down by 106m in March due to Covid-19

Europe’s airports lost 106 million passengers in March due to the Covid-19 outbreak, according to figures released by ACI Europe.

Europe’s Hard-hit Aviation Industry Calls on EU to ‘Act Now’

Europe’s aviation stakeholders are ringing alarm bells calling on EU lawmakers to take action now and protect the industry as the Covid-19 crisis pushes ahead.

Skiathos Airport Shortlisted for Most Scenic Approach to Landing – Vote by March 15

Skiathos Airport is among the nominees for PrivateFly's 2020 Scenic Airports awards, which are won by airports that offer the most stunning approach to landing.

Hill International to Support Fraport Greece for the Upgrade of 14 Greek Airports

Hill International has been selected by Fraport Greece to provide project management support for the upgrade of its 14 regional airports in Greece.

Three Greek Airports Listed Among Europe’s Top 10 for Tardiness

Three airports in Greece - Mykonos, Santorini and Athens - have been listed by AirHelp among Europe’s top 50 in terms of flight delays.

AirHelp: Greece Flight Delays, Cancellations Up by 7%

Three in 10 flights departing from Greece, were either delayed or cancelled in the first seven months of the year, an AirHelp report reveals.

Athens Airport Sees Record Number of Passengers in August

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) reached a monthly record in August, at 3.04 million, up by 5.2 percent compared to 2.88 million during the same month in 2018.

EU Approves Compensation for Connecting Flight Delays

A new EU ruling entitles air travelers to compensation of up to $700 if a connecting flight on the same reservation is delayed or cancelled.

IATA: Three Proposals to Unlock Potential of Greece’s Aviation Market

Greece is emerging in Europe’s aviation market and if it plays its cards right, can ensure robust performance in the immediate future, says IATA.

Turkish Airlines to Open Five Lounges at New Istanbul Airport

Turkish Airlines will open a total of five passenger lounges at the new Istanbul Airport by summer 2019.

AirHelp: Athens Airport Ranks 3rd Among World’s Best

Athens International Airport has been ranked third in AirHelp’s 7th annual listing of the world’s best airports and airlines for 2019.

Fraport Greece Wins Gold for Upgrade of 14 Regional Airports

Fraport Greece received a gold award at the Tourism Awards 2019 event, for the upgrade works at the 14 regional airports under its management.

Loutraki Conference Underlines Importance of Waterway Network for Greece

The importance of seaplanes for travel in Greece topped the agenda of the first conference on waterways held in Loutraki recently.

Passenger Traffic Through Greek Airports Up in Jan-Feb

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports increased by 10.7 percent during the first two months of 2019, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Athens Airport 20-year Concession a Done Deal

For a sum of approximately 1.4 billion euros, Athens International Airport SA will continue to operate Greece’s leading airport over the next 20 years.

Bloomberg: Greece Working to Keep UK Travelers Coming After Brexit

The Greek government is reportedly taking measures ahead of a no-deal Brexit, in efforts to facilitate incoming tourism from the UK.

IATA: Travel Up in the Air After Brexit Deal Rebuffed

Travel may be affected after UK lawmakers turned down Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit agreement, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).