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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.

Crete Wins Title of ‘Best Region’ at Greek Travel Awards in Scandinavia

Crete won three awards, including a gold for being voted "Best Region" in Greece, at the 1st Greek Travel Awards held in Stockholm, Sweden.

Duty Free Shops Investments for Three Greek Airports Get Green Light

Hellenic Duty Free Shops will move ahead with investments for upgrade and expansion works at the airports of Rhodes, Zakynthos and Chania in Greece.

Greek Tourism Figures Soar to New Heights, Exceed Forecasts

Greece is aiming for a record tourism year with data revealing that an additional three million travelers went through the country’s airports in the first seven months of 2018.

Airports in Greece See Passenger Traffic Up 10.4% in Jan-May 2018

Passenger traffic at Greece's airports increased by 10.4 percent during the first five months of 2018, according to data by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Heraklion Airport Gets New Look with €13 Million Revamp by Hellenic Duty Free Shops

Heraklion Airport has inaugurated its new Duty Free shopping area, following a 13 million euro investment made by Hellenic Duty Free Shops.

Greece’s Airports Break All Records in 2017

Greece’s airports broke all records in 2017, serving a total 482,410 flights and marking a 2.7 percent increase compared to 2016.

Greece’s Airports See 16.9% Increase in Travel during First Quarter of 2016

A total of 5.7 million passengers passed through Greek airports during the first three months of the year, up 16.9 percent compared to the same period in 2015, which had handled 4.9 million passengers, according to data released on Tuesday by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Bidding Process for Crete’s Kastelli Airport Extended to May 6

The bidding process for the Kastelli airport project in Heraklion, Crete, has been extended until May 6, Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis announced this week, citing the “complexity”of the project.

Greece’s Airports Welcome 1.8 Million Passengers in January

A total of 1.8 million passengers passed through Greek airports last month, up 11.5 percent compared to the same month in 2015, according to data released on Tuesday by the Civil Aviation Authority.

International Arrivals to Greece Up 8.6% in Jan-Sep 2015

International arrivals to Greece increased by 8.6 percent in the first nine months of 2015, according to a border survey conducted by the Bank of Greece and released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Monday.

Weekly Update: GTP’s New Partners

Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is happy to announce the start of cooperation with new clients Anemi Hotel, Alsos House, Galini Apartments and Your Way Travel that have tapped into its Travel Business Network to receive effective and efficient promotion.

Four Greek Airports Blacklisted, Aegean VP Calls for Upgrades

"2015 was the worst year with regard to operations and functionality of Greece’s airports", Aegean Airlines Vice President Eftychios Vassilakis said while speaking at SETE's 14th Greek Tourism Confederation conference. Meanwhile, four Greek regional airports have been listed...

Minister Kountoura Meets Up with Crete Tourism Authorities

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with regional authorities and local sector professionals on the island of Crete, during her visit there this week, where she discussed investment, infrastructure, development and improvements and promotion of the tourist product.

Hellenic Statistical Authority: Greece Sees 23% Jump in Tourist Arrivals in 2014

For the year 2014, Greece saw a 23 percent increase in non-resident tourist arrivals compared with the number in 2013.

Greece in Talks with Chinese for Kasteli Airport Project

Kasteli airport, to be constructed on the island of Crete, will be on the agenda of talks in the coming days between Economy Minister Giorgos Stathakis and a delegation from China’s State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC).

Greek Airports Among Europe’s Top Performers in November

Greece’s airports were among Europe’s best performers in November 2014, according to a traffic report released by European airport trade body, ACI Europe.