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Three Greek Ports Set for Development, Says Minister

Three Greek ports are in line for immediate development following in the steps of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, according to Alternate Economy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas.

Eurowings Launches 16 New Routes in Greece for Summer 2018

Eurowings is expanding its network of destinations in Greece for the summer season by launching 16 new routes from Germany and Austria to popular Greek islands.

Greece’s Regional Airports See 10.3% Passenger Increase

Arrivals at Greece's 14 regional airports currently run by Fraport increased by 10.3 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, reaching a total of 27.6 million passengers.

Greece Visitor Numbers Up During Holiday Season

Traditional winter destinations across Greece saw a significant rise in arrivals during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

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.

PM Tsipras: Greece is Going from ‘Grexit’ to ‘Grinvest’

The Greek economy is showing signs of recovery, attracting the interest of foreign investors, PM Alexis Tsipras said at the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair.

Northern Greece Ports Attracting Investor Interest

The Thessaloniki Port Authority sale is set to be completed by mid-September, paving the way for the sale of the Kavala and Alexandroupolis ports in northern Greece.

Fraport Greece Discusses Makeover Plans for Four Airports in the South Aegean

The makeover plans for the airports of Rhodes, Kos, Mykonos and Santorini were discussed between Fraport Greece and the Governor of the South Aegean.

Lufthansa Group Adds New Destinations in Greece

Lufthansa Group has added five new airports to its network of destinations in Greece, in order to meet high demand during the summer tourism season.

Tourism Minister Kountoura Tours Eastern Macedonia – Thrace Region

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently visited Alexandroupolis, the island of Thassos and Kavala, where she met with local authorities and tourism professionals.

Mouzenidis Group Sets Sights on E. Macedonia & Thrace Region

Mouzenidis Group announced plans to promote and serve new markets starting with the East Macedonia and Thrace region and the upcoming launch of Ellinair flights from Russia to Kavala.

Kavala’s Oceanis Hotel Revamped & Ready for Action

The Oceanis Hotel, in the heart of Kavala, northern Greece, has opened its doors and is ready for business following extensive renovation works, its management announced.

Egyptair and Mohammed Ali Museum of Kavala Launch Joint Events

Egyptair and the Mohammed Ali Museum of Kavala are organizing a series of events for adults and children at the museum venue.

TAIPED: Open Electronic Tender for Sale/Lease of 14 Real Estate Assets in Greece

Greek state privatization fund TAIPED announced the launch of an open electronic tender for the sale/lease of 14 real estate assets located in Kavala, Attica, Lasithi, Chalkidiki, Rhodes, Argolida and Messinia.

Alexander Zinell Appointed CEO of Fraport Greece

Alexander Zinell has been appointed CEO of “Fraport Regional Airports of Greece Management Company S.A.” based in Athens. His tenure will start this summer.

Fraport to Officially Take Over Operations at Greek Regional Airports at End of 2016

German transport company Fraport expects to officially take over the operations at 14 regional airports in Greece at the end of this year, after obtaining the necessary permits and solving some technical issues, according to the company’s CEO, Dr. Stefan Schulte.

Eurowings to Launch Service to Kavala

Eurowings will launch a new flight to Kavala, Greece, from North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, as of April 30.

Condor Opens Up New Destinations in Greece for 2016 Summer Season

Condor, the leisure airline of Thomas Cook AG, announced that it will add four new destinations in Greece to its short/medium haul network in summer 2016.

Kavala Basketball Team Hits the Courts Wearing Airotel’s Logo

The logo of hotel chain Airotel Group of Companies will adorn the jerseys of the Kavala basketball team for the 2015-2016 season.

E. Macedonia & Thrace Region Welcomes Swedes with Traditional Greek Treats

As part of its ongoing promotional strategy, the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace received Swedish visitors with local delicacies, music and more during the region’s special welcoming ceremonies at Kavala’s Mega Alexandros Airport. Incoming travelers were treated to...