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Covid-19 Travel Guidelines for Entry to Greece Updated

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has released updated guidelines for travel to Greece in the post-Covid19 era.

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.

Travelers to Greece from Malta Must Have Negative Covid-19 Test

All travelers entering Greece from Malta as of August 12 will be obliged to present a negative molecular test result (PCR) for Covid-19 upon arrival.

Greek Airports: 75% Passenger Traffic Drop in First Half of 2020

Greek airports saw a 75 percent drop in passenger numbers during the first six months of this year, compared to the same period in 2019.

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.

Greece Extends Suspension of Flights to/from UK and Turkey

Greece has extended the temporary suspension of flights from and to Turkey and the United Kingdom until June 30.

Greece Sees 99% Drop in Air Passengers in April

Passenger traffic in all Greek airports saw a 99% drop in April due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to data by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

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 Airport Passenger Traffic Up in First 10 Months

The number of passengers passing through Greek airports rose 5.1 percent annually in the first 10 months of 2019, says the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

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.

Passenger Traffic at Greek Airports On the Up: Over 45 Million in Jan-Aug

Over 45 million passengers passed through Greek airports during the January-August 2019 period, up 4.9 percent year-on-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.