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Online Refund Service for Thomas Cook Customers Opens

Customers of UK tour operator Thomas Cook, affected by its collapse, can claim a refund through the Civil Aviation Authority’s website as of October 7.

UK Secures Planes to Repatriate Stranded Thomas Cook Tourists from Greece

The planes to fly thousands of Thomas Cook customers from Greece back to the UK have been secured, says British Ambassador to Greece, Kate Smith.

Greece Breaks All Tourism Records, Welcomes 33 Million Travelers in 2018

A total of 33 million people visited Greece in 2018, generating more than 16 billion euros in revenues and breaking all performance records to date.

Greek Tourism Numbers Add Up to a Robust 2018 Close

As 2018 comes to a close, the Greek Tourism Ministry issued an update on figures, which back positive forecasts for a record year in tourism.

Greek Airports See 2016 Int’l Arrivals Rise by 7.4%

Greek airports saw international arrivals rise by 7.4 percent in 2016, compared with the year before, according to the research body of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) .

Athens’ 11th Aviation Conference to Focus on Medical Health Certificates, Drones

The 11th "Aviation - Present and Future" Conference in Athens will focus on Medical Aviation and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones).

Greek Airports See Hike in Passenger Count in First 5 Months of 2016

There was a 10.3 percent rise in the number of passengers traveling through Greece's airports during the first five months of 2016, compared to the same period last year, according to data released recently by the Civil Aviation Authority.

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.

Skopelos, Kalamata Waterways Brewing, but Gov’t Foot-dragging

Plans for waterways on Skopelos and in Kalamata are moving forward but the pace is so slow that insiders say the alternative form of transportation will not be up and running this coming tourist season.

Waterways in Greece Get ‘Green’ Light, Move to Next Phase

The waterway projects at four Greek destinations have received relevant environmental licensing and can now move to the next phase of completion while the government explores ways to incorporate the projects into the country's "Fast Track" law, which accelerates the licensing...

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.

Red Tape Puts a Damper on Greek Waterway Network

The future of Greece’s ambitious waterway network is drowning in red tape with the government failing to grant a single license in 2015, two years after a law paving the way for strategic investments was voted.

Greece’s Airline Representatives Deliver Positive Messages for Aviation

Τhe important role aviation plays in the Greek tourism chain was discussed during a recent conference held by the Hellenic Association of Airline Representatives (SAAE) and attended by representatives of the airline industry, associations and Athens International Airport (AIA).

Tripoli Military Airfield To Operate As Civil Airport In 2015

As of next year the Civil Aviation Authority will have partial use of the military airfield in Tripoli (Peloponnese), Greece, to service passenger traffic, according to a joint ministerial decision signed by the ministers of Defense, Dimitris Avramopoulos, and Infrastructure,...

International Air Arrivals To Greece Up In First Five Months Of 2014

Visitor arrivals to Greece increased by 16.9 percent during the January-May 2014 period reaching 3.6 million, according to data released recently by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Opinions Differ On Greece’s Domestic Tourism Progress This Year

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises recently said that the country’s domestic tourism market seems to be recovering for the first time in five years.

Greece’s International Visitor Surge Continues

Greece has seen an impressive 21 percent leap in international visitor arrivals in the first four months of the year, according to data released by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Demand For Flight Slots In Greek Airports Record Remarkable Increase This Year

Air carriers are showing an increasing interest in the Greek market this year, according to data on the demand for flight slots in Greek airports.

Greek Airports Report Increased Arrivals From Abroad

International arrivals at Greek airports increased by 16.9 percent during the first two months of the year, according to data released by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Aegean Backs CAA Decision To Reject Second Turkish Airlines Flight To Thessaloniki

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines said it supports a recent decision of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) that blocked a Turkish Airlines request for a second daily flight to and from Thessaloniki.