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No Seaplane Flights in Greece This Summer

Seaplanes will not operate in Greece this year as the country lacks a waterways network, the president of Hellenic Seaplanes Nikolas Charalambous announced during a recent meeting in Athens with Alternate Minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Communications Christos Spirtzis.

First Waterway Of Cyclades Island Group To Be Constructed On Tinos

Tinos in Greece is expected to be one of the first of the Cyclades island group to welcome seaplanes, as waterway facilities are on their way towards construction at the island's port.

Hellenic Seaplanes Plans To Create Waterways In Greek Lakes

Hellenic Seaplanes has announced its intention to add lakes to its planned waterway network that will connect mainland Greece with several Greek islands.

Slow-Moving Licensing Process May Stall Construction Of Waterways In Greece This Year

Although Greek company Hellenic Seaplanes is ready to begin constructing waterways in ports in Greece, the slow-moving process to obtain a license for their construction may put plans on hold for the 2014 tourism season.

Zakynthos Next To Apply For Waterway License

Hellenic Seaplanes recently received the green light from the Zakynthos Port Fund to carry out the necessary procedures to obtain a license for the construction of a waterway at the island's port.
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Seaplanes Included On Greek Merchant Marine Minister’s Agenda

Merchant Marine Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis said the Greek Government would offer its full support to the bill that simplifies the licensing and operation of waterways in Greek waters.
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Almyros Says “Yes” To Seaplane Service

The Municipality of Almyros has agreed for the construction of a waterway at its port as part of a plan to launch new investments in the area for the development of new job positions.
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Eretria To Get Seaplane Service Via New Waterway

The Municipality of Eretria recently gave its approval for the construction of a waterway , aiming to offer tourists and Greek residents an alternative form of transportation via seaplanes.