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Greek Regional Airports Ready to Go as Tourist Season Kicks Off

Greece’s regional airports are ready to handle the first incoming flights on July 1, after months of inactivity due to Covid-19.

Greece Launches ‘Stay Safe’ Campaign as it Opens to Tourists

Greece has launched a far-reaching awareness-raising campaign with Covid-19 precautions as it prepares to open its regional airports to tourists as of July 1.

Greek Regional Airports Prepare to Open to International Flights

Greek Deputy Minister of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias will visit 18 regional airports in Greece to coordinate their opening to international flights as of July 1.

Greece Considers ‘Local Lockdowns’ after Covid-19 Violations

Following Covid-19 violations and a rise in cases, Greek authorities said that there is a plan for "local lockdowns" in the event of increased coronavirus incidents.

Greece will Open Borders to Flights with Safety as Top Priority

Greece will open its borders to flights from June 15 in accordance to all public health safety measures, says Deputy Minister of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias.

Greece Prepares for Wildfire Season with More Staff, Equipment

Greek civil protection authorities are gearing up with more staff, new planes and improved infrastructure to address the potential outbreak of wildfires.

Covid-19: Greece Expected to Allow Travel to the Islands from May 25

Greece is expected to lift its restrictions on travel to the Greek islands as of Monday, May 25, while having previously allowed travel on the mainland and to Crete.

Greece Enters Stage 2 of Easing Covid-19 Lockdown Restrictions

Greece on May 11 entered the second stage of easing lockdown measures that were taken to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Greece will Allow Mainland Travel from May 18, ‘If All Goes Well’

Citizens in Greece are expected to be allowed to travel freely on the mainland as of May 18, considering "all goes well" with the containment of Covid-19 in the country.

Greece to Promote Itself as Safe Travel Destination in New Campaign

Greece will promote itself, through a new promotion campaign, as a safe country and tourism destination to travel to in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis.

Covid-19: Greece’s Restrictive Measures in Place Until Sunday, Deputy Minister Reminds

Greece's non-essential movement ban is still valid and will be lifted after Sunday, the deputy minister of civil protection, Nikos Hardalias, has reminded.

Greece Expected to Tighten Covid-19 Measures for May Day Weekend

Measures, similar to those that were introduced to curb the spread of the coronavirus during the Easter holiday, are expected to apply for the May Day three-day weekend in Greece.

Greece Further Tightens Covid-19 Restrictions Ahead of Orthodox Easter Sunday

Greece has tightened its social distancing measures for the Orthodox Easter holiday and will hand out hefty fines to violators, aiming to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Greek Orthodox Easter Behind Closed Doors Due to Covid-19

Greek Orthodox Easter this weekend will be held behind closed doors and at home in efforts to combat the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Greek officials.

Greece Extends Covid-19 Social Distancing Restrictions Until April 27

The social distancing measures in Greece, taken to curb the spread of Covid-19, will be extended by three weeks until April 27.

Covid-19: Lockdown Gets Tighter for Five Greek Municipalities

Additional stringent lockdown measures, including a strict curfew, have been imposed on five municipalities in northern Greece to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

Covid-19: Deputy Minister Gives Clarifications on Repatriation of Greeks

Only Greek citizens that have very specific reasons to return to Greece are eligible for repatriation, according to the country's Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias.