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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.

Aviation Body Says 3.75m Travelers Enter Greek Airports in Jan.-Feb.

A total of 3.75 million passengers, up by 7.2%, compared to the same period in 2016, have gone through Greek airports in the first two months of the year.

Greek Airports Report 9% Rise in Passenger Traffic in January

Airports in Greece saw a significant rise in passenger traffic in January 2017, handling 1.92 million passengers travelling through their gates.

Record Passenger Growth Recorded at Greek Airports in 2016

Over 53 million passengers used Greek airports in 2016, an increase of 9.9 percent on the previous year, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Runway Works at Thessaloniki Airport Pushed Back to October 2017

The Greek transport ministry has stepped in and postponed runway works at Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport beyond the upcoming summer season.

Greece’s Airport Traffic Up 6.98% in 2015

The total of domestic and international flights in Greece in 2015 amounted to 444,249, recording an increase of 6.98 percent, in comparison with 415,250 in 2014, according to a report released on Friday by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greek Airports See Rise in Passenger Numbers in First 10 Months of 2016

Passenger numbers at Greek airports during the first ten months of the year reached 49.3 million, an increase that exceeded the amount of passengers that passed through the country's airports in all of 2015 (49.2 million).

Greek Parliament Passes New Civil Aviation Authority Bill

The Greek Parliament on Thursday approved a draft bill that brings changes to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Three Airlines to Fly Greece’s Subsidized Air Routes to Remote Areas

Astra Airlines, Olympic Air and Sky Express will service a number of state-subsidized air routes to remote Greek destinations, according to an announcement by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

AEGEAN, Olympic Air Cancel Flights Due to Strike on September 29-30

Flight cancellations have been announced by AEGEAN and Olympic Air for Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30, due to strike action announced by the civil aviation authority personnel (OSYPA).

Greek Airports See 8.1% Increase in Passengers in January-August

Passenger traffic through Greece's airports posted an increase of 8.1 percent year-on-year during the January-August period.

Media Talk Says India Entity Eyeing Kasteli Airport

India-based GMR Infrastructure Ltd may be submitting a bid for the Kasteli airport, to be constructed on the island of Crete, according to the latest media reports.

Greece’s Airports Welcome 20.1 Million Passengers in First Half of 2016

Some 20.1 million passengers passed through Greek airports during the first six months of the year, up eight percent compared to the same period in 2015, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Greek Travel Agents Federation Expresses Concern Over Civil Aviation Workers Strike Next Week

The federation of Greek travel agents, fedHATTA, has expressed concerns about the five-day strike announced for next week by the union representing the staff of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority and which is expected to affect both domestic and international flights.

Greek Airports See 9.7% Rise in Jan-Aug Passenger Traffic

New data released on Wednesday by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority shows that passenger traffic at Greece’s airports is on the up.

Greek Air Traffic Controllers Announce 4hr Work Stoppage on Aug 5

Greece’s air traffic controllers announced late on Wednesday, that they will hold a work stoppage on August 5 between 2pm and 6pm. Threaten with more action.