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Czech Republic Passengers Need Negative Covid-19 Test to Enter Greece

All travelers entering Greece from the Czech Republic as of September 28 will be obliged to present a negative Covid-19 test result upon arrival.

Greece Sees Drop in Airport Passenger Traffic for Sixth Month in a Row

Passenger traffic numbers in Greece are down for the sixth consecutive month following the disruptions in air travel caused by Covid-19.

Greece Issues New Aviation Guidelines for Travel

Greece's aviation authority has issued new guidelines in effect through to September 15 at midnight, applying to the traveling public.

Greece Requires Negative Covid-19 Test for Entry from Israel

All travelers entering Greece from Israel as of August 17 will be obliged to present a negative Covid-19 test upon arrival.

Greece Air Passenger Traffic Down by 74.3% in Jan-July 2020

Traffic through Greek airports dropped by 74.3%, due to Covid-19, in the first seven months of the year to 9 million passengers against 34.7 million in 2019.

Greece: Aviation Directives for Flights from 12 Countries

Greece has released aviation directives with updated information on passenger flights from 12 countries, as part of preventive measures to limit the spread of Covid-19.

Greece Extends Suspension of Entry for Non-EU Citizens

Greece will not open its borders for nationals from outside the European Union, with the exception of citizens from 11 countries.

Greece Updates Directive for Flights from Sweden, Turkey, Albania, North Macedonia

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority has updated a directive on passenger flights to Greece from Sweden, Turkey, Albania and North Macedonia.

Greece Extends Flight Ban for Turkey, UK Until July 15

Greece has extended the temporary suspension of flights from/to Turkey and the United Kingdom until July 15.

Covid-19 Takes Toll on Transport in Greece

Greek authorities are thinking of banning travel from Germany, France and the UK in efforts to contain the further spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Coronavirus Makes Greece Stop Flights to Northern Italy

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has temporary suspended all flights to northern Italy from Greece, as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus outbreak.

Greek Airports Welcome 54.5 Million Passengers in Jan-Sept 2019

A total of 54.5 million passengers went through Greek airports from January to September, marking a 4.8% increase compared to the same period last year.

Greek Air Passenger Traffic Up 4.7% in January-July

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports posted an increase of 4.7 percent year-on-year during the January-July 2019 period, according to the HCAA.

Greek Airports Welcome 25.5m Travelers in H1 2019

Greek airports handled 25.5 million passengers in the first half of 2019, up by 5.3 percent compared to the same period a year ago.

Greek Airports Handle 17m Passengers in First Five Months of 2019

Greek airports handled 17 million passengers in the first five months of the year, recording a 5.6 percent rise against 2018.

IATA Expects Boeing 737 MAX to Remain Grounded Until August

Boeing’s fastest-selling aircraft, the 737 MAX 8, is most likely to remain grounded until August the earliest, according to estimates by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Greece’s Incoming Jan-April Airport Traffic Rises

Traffic through Greece’s airports marked an 8.4 percent rise in the first four months of the year, reaching over 10 million passengers, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Greece Airport Traffic Up by 9% in Q1 2019

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports increased by 9 percent in the first three months of the year, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

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.

Boeing Stops All 737 Max 8 Flights, Limited Disruption Expected

New evidence by Ethiopian authorities has prompted US company Boeing to terminate all 737 Max 8 flights following a second deadly accident in less than six months.