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IATA: Covid-19 Air Transport Disruption to Impact Greek Tourism

Disruption to Greece’s air transport sector, caused by the Covid-19 outbreak, is set to cost the country’s tourism sector 9.2 billion euros in losses, says IATA.

ACI World: Covid-19 a Blow to Global Airport Traffic, Revenue

The coronavirus outbreak is set to drive international airport passenger traffic volume down in the first quarter of 2020, according to ACI World.

Greek PM Hints at Tax Cuts on Transport

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has left open the possibility of tax reductions in transportation.

Crete to Get New Airport: Works at Kastelli Begin

Kastelli Airport in Heraklion, Crete, is expected to become Greece’s second biggest, handling more than eight million passengers per year.

IATA: Three Proposals to Unlock Potential of Greece’s Aviation Market

Greece is emerging in Europe’s aviation market and if it plays its cards right, can ensure robust performance in the immediate future, says IATA.

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.

Greece Joins Countries Suspending All Boeing 737 MAX Flights

Greece has suspended all Boeing 737 MAX 8 flights out of its airports, after the fatal Ethiopian Airlines flight crash.

Kasteli Airport Deal Signed, Project Ready to Take Off

Construction work on Kasteli Airport on Crete is set to begin after GEK Terna, India’s GAL and Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis signed the concession contract.

Brexit, Airport Investment and User Fees Challenges Ahead for Aviation Industry

Brexit, airport capacity, investment and user charges are expected to be the main challenges in the year ahead for the EU’s aviation industry, according to ACI Europe.

Kalamata Airport Next in Line for Upgrade, Tender to be Announced

Kalamata Airport in Greece is next in line for an upgrade with the government to issue a call for a tender in the immediate future.

Greece Boasts 21 Airlines with 485 Aircraft

There are currently 21 Greek airlines in operation with a fleet of 485 aircraft, according to Greece's Civil Aviation Authority.

AEGEAN Announces Pilot Scholarships for 100 Greek Students

Aegean Airlines is granting scholarships to 100 Greek students seeking to become pilots and is accepting applications until September 7.

Greek Aviation Society Conference Explores Future Challenges

The impact of new technologies on aviation and airport infrastructure were the focus of the Hellenic Aviation Society's 5th conference held at Athens International Airport (AIA).