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Mega Airlines Studies Again Named ‘Europe’s Top Performer’ by IATA

Mega Airlines Studies received the title of “Europe’s Top Performer 2019”, during the IATA World Congress, which was recently held in New Delhi, India.

Makedonia Airport Runway Set to Open by Year-end

The most anticipated upgrade project of Makedonia Airport, runway 10-28, is set to open to planes by the end of the year.

Greece Starts the New Year with 9.7% Passenger Traffic Growth

Greek airports welcomed 2.1 million passengers in January 2019, thus starting the year with 9.7 percent traffic growth, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Thessaloniki Airport New Navigation System to Address Fog Issues

Performance Based Navigation (PBN) will be implemented at Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Airport to address issues of poor weather that has led to the cancellation of flights.

Traffic Through Greek Airports Hits Historic High in 2018

A total of 63.7 million travelers went through Greek airports on 532,631 flights in 2018, marking a historic high, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Greek Consumer Body Wants Airline ‘No-show’ Clause to be Scrapped

Greece’s consumer body is calling for the termination of a "no-show" clause in the terms of agreement with airlines, to protect passengers from unfair charges.

Mega Airlines Studies Honored as Top Authorized Training Center by IATA

Greek educational organization Mega Airlines Studies once again has been honored as Europe Top Performing Authorized Training Center by IATA.

Makedonia Airport Ready for Take Off, Airlines Requesting Slots

Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Airport is set to 'take off’ in the upcoming tourism season with more airlines requesting landing slots.

Thessaloniki Makedonia Airport Main Runway Opens

The main runway at Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport is in operation handling all flights, following the completion of planned maintenance works there.

Fraport Greece Appoints Ilias Maragakis as Chief Operating Officer

Fraport Greece has appointed Ilias Maragakis, an executive with more than 20 years of aviation experience, as its new chief operating officer.

Greece’s Airports Break All Records in 2017

Greece’s airports broke all records in 2017, serving a total 482,410 flights and marking a 2.7 percent increase compared to 2016.

Greece’s 14 Fraport-run Airports Receive EASA Safety Certification

Greece's 14 Fraport-run regional airports have received EASA certificates, which confirm the high level of safety in infrastructure and operational processes.

Makedonia Airport Handling All Flights as Scheduled

All flights to and from Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport are being carried out according to schedule since November 24, Greece’s transport ministry said on Tuesday.

GACS 2017: Aviation Professionals to Gather in Athens for ICAO’s Second Symposium

Aviation professionals will gather in Athens, during October 11-13, to exchange views and discuss challenges related to their fields at the Second Global Aviation Cooperation Symposium (GACS 2).

Greek Airports See 9.7% Increase in Summer 2017 Passenger Traffic

Greek airports saw a 9.7 percent increase in passenger traffic during the three summer months of 2017.

Paros Airport Records Highest Increase in Passenger Traffic in Jan-July 2017

Paros Airport saw the highest percentage increase in passenger traffic in the first 7 months of 2017, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Tourist Traffic to Ionian Isles on Upward Trend 

Tourist arrivals to the Ionian islands, including Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Corfu, grew by 12.1 percent in the first six months of 2017.

Greek Airports See Passenger Traffic Up 10.3% in First Half of 2017

Passenger traffic in Greek airports during the first six months of the year was up by 10.3 percent, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Passenger Numbers in Greek Airports Up in January-May

Passenger traffic via Greek airports increased by 8.4 percent during the first five months of 2017 compared to the same period last year.

Greek Airports: Passenger Numbers Up 10.1% in Jan-Apr

Passenger traffic via Greek airports increased by 10.1% to over 9 million passengers in January-April 2017, compared to the same period last year.
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