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Skyros: Seaplane Port Almost Ready, Operator Installs Passenger Terminal

A seaplane port on the Greek island of Skyros to connect with an island and mainland waterway network is almost ready.

Greece Waterway Network with 30 Ports Moving Forward, Says Seaplane Operator

The largest waterway network in Greece, which includes 30 seaplane ports in the South Aegean, is in the final stretch, according to operator Grecian Air Seaplanes.

Greece’s Evia Seaplane Network Gets New Port Permits

The seaplane network on Evia island in Greece is moving ahead with more port permit approvals.

Kyllini Port Authority Grants License for Seaplane Port

Hellenic Seaplanes has been awarded the license to establish a seaplane port in Kyllini, Peloponnese.

Patra Closer to Operating Seaplane Flights to Nearby Greek Islands

The Patra Waterway, to connect mainland Greece with the Ionian and Saronic islands via seaplane flights, enters next stage.

Greece Getting Closer to Operational Seaplane Network 

Greece is hoping to see a fleet of seaplanes take off this year if all licensing procedures proceed as scheduled.

Greek Gov’t Paves Way for Seaplane Operations with Amendment

The Greek government is paving the way for fast-track procedures to simplify licensing for the creation of a waterway network in Greece.

Waterways for Five Evia Ports in the Pipeline

Waterway licensing procedures for the ports of Halkida, Edipso, Kymi, Karystos and Aliveri on the island of Evia are underway, according to Hellenic Seaplanes

Ios Island Waterway Permit for Seaplane Flights a Done Deal

The Greek island of Ios is moving ahead with the creation of its own waterway after the finalization of the licensing process by the Transport Ministry.

Greek Port Town Volos Gets Waterway License

The port authority of Volos in Central Greece was granted a license for the construction of a waterway for seaplane flights.

Halkidiki’s Miraggio Greece’s First Resort With its Own Waterway

The 5-star Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort in Halkidiki is Greece’s first resort to get authority approval of a waterway investment.

Greek Authorities Approve Halkidiki Waterway 

Greek authorities have approved the creation of a waterway in Halkidiki, northern Greece, that will cater to seaplane transport.

Greece Aiming for 150 Waterways in Five Years

Greece is moving ahead with the licensing and construction of 150 waterways, which it hopes to have up and running within the next five years.

Patra Waterway Concession Deal Finalized

Patra is one step closer to getting its own waterway after the finalization of a 12-year concession deal between the city’s port authority and Patra Port Waterway.

Ionian Island Waterway Network Operation Deferred to 2021

The operation of the first waterway network in Greece, set to link the Ionian islands, has been deferred to 2021 due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Seaplane Network Law Gets Greek Parliament Approval

Greek lawmakers have approved a draft proposal covering the establishment, operation and management of waterway projects in Greece.

Pending Waterway Bill Tabled in Greek Parliament

A draft law foreseeing the establishment of waterways in Greece has been tabled in parliament, awaiting ratification.

Greece Ponders Allowing Privately-run Waterways at Resorts, Marinas

The Greek government is considering allowing private entities to set up waterways at destinations with resorts, marinas and boat shelters.

Stalled Seaplane Network Tops Greek Gov’t Agenda

A stalled network of seaplanes that would facilitate travel and transportation between the Greek islands is a top priority for the government.

Patmos Waterway Project Moving Forward

A time frame for the construction of a waterway hub on Patmos was discussed between Hellenic Seaplanes CEO, the island's mayor and investor Ricardo Nicolopoulos Farias.
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