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Greece’s 7-day Quarantine Rule for Air Arrivals Extended to February 8

Greece is extending the mandatory 7-day quarantine rule for all international travelers arriving by air, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Greece Covid-19 Restrictions: Tourism and Travel-related Information

The Greek Tourism Ministry reminds of the rules that are in force for hospitality, tourism and travel during Greece's Covid-19 lockdown.

Greece Extends All Air Travel Restrictions Until January 7

All travel restrictions for domestic and international flights in Greece, announced to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country, have been extended until January 7, 2021.

Greece Issues Guidance for Air Travel, Extends Flight Restrictions

Greece's domestic and international flight restrictions have been extended as part of the government’s efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

AEGEAN Posts €187.1m Loss in First 9 Months of 2020 Due to Covid-19

Greek airline company AEGEAN posted a loss of 187.1 million euros during the first nine months of 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greece Calls for Common EU Protocols and Pre-flight Covid-19 Tests in Air Travel Process

Common EU travel protocols and pre-departure testing are key for aviation to begin to recover in 2021 from the dire effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

AEGEAN Still Running Flights During Greece’s Second Lockdown

AEGEAN is maintaining its domestic flights and most of its international network during Greece's second lockdown period.

Air Travel Normality Essential for Greek Tourism’s Recovery

The return of air travel to normality is one of the factors that Greek tourism's recovery from the Covid-19 crisis depends on, according to analysts.

Fraport Greece Completes Upgrade Works at 11 Regional Airports

Fraport Greece has completed renovation and upgrade works at 11 out of the 14 Greek regional airports it manages and operates.

New Rules for Air Travel in Greece post-Covid-19

Greece has announced new rules to ensure that air travel is carried out as safely as possible for passengers and crew, during the post-Covid-19 period.

EU to Reset Flight Compensation Rules, Say Consumer Groups

EU authorities are planning to re-examine the Commission’s Flight Compensation Regulation to the benefit of airline companies.

Three Greek Airports Listed Among Europe’s Top 10 for Tardiness

Three airports in Greece - Mykonos, Santorini and Athens - have been listed by AirHelp among Europe’s top 50 in terms of flight delays.

AirHelp: Greece Flight Delays, Cancellations Up by 7%

Three in 10 flights departing from Greece, were either delayed or cancelled in the first seven months of the year, an AirHelp report reveals.

EU Approves Compensation for Connecting Flight Delays

A new EU ruling entitles air travelers to compensation of up to $700 if a connecting flight on the same reservation is delayed or cancelled.

AirHelp: Athens Airport Ranks 3rd Among World’s Best

Athens International Airport has been ranked third in AirHelp’s 7th annual listing of the world’s best airports and airlines for 2019.

UK Nationals Get Visa-free Access to EU Post-Brexit

British nationals wishing to travel to EU countries will be able to do so without a visa after the UK leaves the Union, even in a no-deal scenario, according to European lawmakers.

STR Survey: Limited Impact of Brexit on Travel, but UK Image Hurt

The Brexit issue has had little impact on travel plans, but has created a negative perception of the UK among European travelers, according to a survey by STR.

Bloomberg: Greece Working to Keep UK Travelers Coming After Brexit

The Greek government is reportedly taking measures ahead of a no-deal Brexit, in efforts to facilitate incoming tourism from the UK.

IATA: Travel Up in the Air After Brexit Deal Rebuffed

Travel may be affected after UK lawmakers turned down Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit agreement, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

European Commission Tables Air Traffic Measures in Case of ‘Hard Brexit’

In view of UK’s exit from the EU, the European Commission has proposed two legislative short-term measures aimed at limiting disruption to air traffic in case of a no-deal scenario.