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Road Tourism to Greece Slow in January-June

Road tourism to Greece is still lagging behind compared to air travel which managed to recoup 2019 levels in June, according to recent data.

Greece Opens Competition for 28 State-funded Remote Island Air Routes

Greek authorities have announced a competition for bidding airlines interested in covering 28 state-funded domestic routes to remote islands.

Greece Flight, Passenger Numbers Up in First Half of Year

Greek airports recouped 90.6% of passenger traffic in the first six months of the year compared to the first half of 2019, according to data by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Greek Airports See 14 Million Travelers in Jan-May 2022

A total of 14 million passengers flew into Greece in the first five months of the year marking a 377.7% increase compared to the same period in 2021.

January-April Passenger Traffic to Greece Up by 384% 

Greek airports handled 8.1 million passengers in the first four months of the year, up by 383% over the same period in 2021, according to data by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Covid-19: Greece Keeps its Airport, Airplane Mask Mandate

Although Greece has lifted all Covid-19 restrictions for domestic and international flights, the mask mandate for indoor areas of airports and while on flights is still in force.

Greek Airports Welcome 299.1% Rise in Int’l Arrivals for January-March

Greece’s airports recorded a surge in arrivals in the first quarter of the year welcoming a total of 4.49 million passengers on 56,323 flights.

Covid-19: No Change Yet to Greece’s Travel Rules

The rules that must be followed by travelers arriving in Greece on international flights have been extended once again, the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has announced.

HCAA Extends Covid-19 Rules for Travel to Greece

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority has extended its Covid-19 aviation directives that include the rules travelers arriving in Greece on international flights must follow.

Greece’s Covid-19 Travel Rules for Int’l Flights Get Extension

The rules that passengers must follow to enter Greece on international flights have been extended until April 11.

Covid-19 Travel Rules Stay the Same in Greece

Besides abolishing the once mandatory PLF, the Greek authorities have kept in place all other Covid-19 rules that travelers from abroad must follow.

Greece Updates Travel Rules for International Arrivals – PLF Not Needed from March 15

The Greek authorities have updated the Covid-19 rules that travelers arriving in Greece on international flights must follow.

Greece Extends Covid Travel Rules for International Arrivals

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has updated its guidelines for those preparing to travel to Greece from abroad.

Greek Airports See Over 1.2 Million Passengers in January

During the first month of 2022, Greek airports saw more than 1.2 million passengers, an increase of 223.6% compared to January 2021, but still below the respective 2019 levels before the Covid-19 crisis.

Entering Greece: New Covid-19 Rules for International Travelers

Inbound travelers to Greece from EU/Schengen countries and 33 non-EU countries that hold a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate will no longer be subject to additional restrictions.

Greek 12-month Airport Traffic Up 80.9% in 2021

Greece’s airports saw activity gather momentum in 2021 with 12-month passenger traffic up by 80.9% compared to the same period in 2020.

Greece’s Entry Rules Unchanged, All Travelers Must Present Negative Covid-19 Tests

The Greek authorities have extended all Covid-19 aviation directives that concern flights and arrivals to Greece from abroad.

Greece Updates Rule for Domestic Travel with a Covid-19 Recovery Certificate

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority has issued an update to the rule for travelers flying on domestic flights in Greece with a Covid-19 recovery certificate.

Greece Manages to Extend Tourist Season into November

Greece managed to extend its tourist season by several months this year achieving a 344.2% increase in traveler flows in November over the same month in 2020.

Covid-19: Greece Updates Rule for Travelers Flying Domestic with a Recovery Certificate

Unvaccinated travelers in Greece who have recovered from Covid-19 must have a recovery certificate issued in the last 90 days in order to board domestic flights.