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Greece Pushes Back Deadline for Kasteli Airport Bids One More Time

Greece has once again pushed back the deadline for binding bids to finance, build and operate a new airport on the island of Crete.

Crete’s Kastelli Airport Deadline Delayed Again

The Greek government once more has extended the deadline for bids to finance, construct and operate the new Kastelli airport project in Heraklion, Crete.

Crete Airport Tender Process Deadline May be Pushed Forward

Despite having set May 6 as the final date for the submission of binding offers for the Kastelli airport project on Crete, the government just may extend the tender procedure.

Minister Kountoura Meets Up with Crete Tourism Authorities

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with regional authorities and local sector professionals on the island of Crete, during her visit there this week, where she discussed investment, infrastructure, development and improvements and promotion of the tourist product.

Lufthansa Resumes Flights to Crete After 10-year Break

Germany's Lufthansa on Saturday resumed direct flights between Munich and Heraklion, Crete, a decade since they were stopped.

Government Freezes Plans For Kasteli Airport

Transport and Infrastructure Minister Dimitris Reppas recently announced the cancellation of the tender for the construction and management of the new airport on Crete in the Kastelli area that was introduced by the previous government in 2009.

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.

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.