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19 Million Tourists Are Expected In Greece This Year

The 2014 arrival forecast for Greece is still set at 19 million tourists, despite a drop in arrivals of Russian and Ukrainian visitors, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) said in an announcement on 12 August.

New Tender For Kasteli Airport On Crete To Launch

A new tender for the construction and management of an airport on Crete in Kasteli, Heraklion, is expected to launch by the end of April.

Investors Invited To Bid For New Airport On Crete

The Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works recently announced a tender for the construction and management of a one-billion-euro new airport on Crete in the Kastelli area. The new airport is scheduled to replace the existing Nikos Kazantzakis Airport at Heraklio.

Plan for Privatization of All Greek Airports

The interministerial committee for denationalization last month gave the 'green light' for the utilization of regional airports by private investors.

Greek Airports Receive Aesthetic Improvements

The Hellenic Ministry of Transport and Communications (YME) and the Tourism Development Ministry held a joint press conference recently to reveal the process to aesthetically improve peripheral airports in Greece following a memorandum sent to YME by the Association of Tourist...

Crete Plans Construction of New International Airport

A new international airport costing more than 1 billion euros will be built on Crete, according to a government announcement. The new airport will be able to serve 5,000 holidaymakers at a time and will also serve as a transport hub for air cargo in the eastern Mediterranean.