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AEGEAN Introduces Covid-19 Testing Option for Passengers

AEGEAN is offering its passengers the option to get a discounted Covid-19 test, prior to departure, at medical facilities in Greece.

Makedonia Airport Welcomes Passengers with Thessaloniki’s Tourism Logo

The staff of Makedonia Airport are welcoming international passengers to Thessaloniki with the tourism logo of the Greek northern city on their face masks.

Thessaloniki Looks to Attract City Break, Gastronomy Travelers from Italy

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization promoted its city break and gastronomy travel options at the TTG Travel Experience 2019 expo.

SWOT Partners with Thessaloniki’s Egnatia Hotels

SWOT | Simple Way Of Tourism has entered into a partnership with the Egnatia Palace and the Egnatia Hotel in Thessaloniki.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Team Up with Taxiway to Facilitate Transport of Guests

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association is joining forces with local taxi company Taxiway to make it easier for guests to organize their transport, save time and reduce travel costs.

Ryanair Launches New Route from Thessaloniki to Naples

Ryanair recently launched a new service connecting Thessaloniki's Macedonia Airport with Naples, Italy, twice a week for the winter season.

Fraport Presents New Charges System at Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport

Frankfurt-based transport company Fraport, to manage 14 regional airports across Greece, recently presented a new airport charges system at Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport, which it said will become the company’s flagship.

Greece’s Airports See 16.9% Increase in Travel during First Quarter of 2016

A total of 5.7 million passengers passed through Greek airports during the first three months of the year, up 16.9 percent compared to the same period in 2015, which had handled 4.9 million passengers, according to data released on Tuesday by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Ellinair Reinstates Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki, Heraklion

Greek carrier Ellinair will be reinstating its flights between Athens and Thessaloniki as of March 22.

Assets Fund Says Airports Deal to Boost Greek Coffers by €14bn

State coffers are set to get a much-needed boost to the tune of 14 billion euros following the privatization of 14 regional airports late last year, the Greek assets fund said on Monday.

Greece’s Airports Welcome 1.8 Million Passengers in January

A total of 1.8 million passengers passed through Greek airports last month, up 11.5 percent compared to the same month in 2015, according to data released on Tuesday by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Ellinair Welcomes New Airbus A319 to Fleet

Greek carrier Ellinair, member of Mouzenidis Group, last week added a second Airbus A319 to its service.

Turkish Airlines: Passenger Traffic Increase of 25% to Athens and Thessaloniki Airports in 2015

Turkish Airlines last year recorded a significant annual increase of 25 percent in passenger traffic for both international airports in Athens and Thessaloniki in Greece.

Greek Airports Deal to Go Down in Black and White

The privatization agreement between the government and German contractor Fraport-Slentel for the management of 14 regional airports in Greece is set to be finalized in 10 days.

Germany’s Fraport Expects Airport Deal with Greece to be Completed in Q4 2016

Greece's airport deal with Frankfurt-based Fraport is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the transport company's CEO, Dr. Stefan Schulte.

German Fraport Takes Over Operations of 14 Regional Airports in Greece

German transport company Fraport will take over the management of the Greek regional airports located in Thessaloniki, Corfu, Chania, Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Aktion, Kavala, Rhodes, Kos, Samos, Mytilini, Mykonos, Santorini and Skiathos.

Tourist Arrivals to Greece Up by 45.6% in Q1

The number of international tourist arrivals to Greece, in the first quarter of 2015 increased by 45.6 percent according to a report released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greek Travel Agents See More Airlines Reacting to Country’s Financial Situation

More international airlines are reacting to the political instability and financial situation in Greece.

Turkish Airlines Still Issues Tickets Through Athens, Thessaloniki Offices

Turkish Airlines said that it is continuing to issue tickets from its central offices in Athens and Thessaloniki, despite having been forced due to the current economic situation in Greece, to temporarily withdraw BSP ticketing authority for all Greek travel agents.

Charter Flights to Greece’s Regional Airports Drop Slightly

The number of charter flights to six regional airports in Greece, has dropped by 2 percent, according to a Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) report released last week.
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