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Greece Sees Int’l Arrivals Rise in 2019, Drop in Domestic Traffic

The number of international arrivals to Greece increased by 3.9 percent in 2019 to 21.5 million but domestic travel flows eased by 0.1 percent, according to SETE Intelligence (INSETE).

Athens and Thessaloniki Airports Welcome Most of Greece’s November Arrivals

The airports of Athens and Thessaloniki welcomed the majority of Greece's international air arrivals in November 2019.

Makedonia Airport Runway Set to Open by Year-end

The most anticipated upgrade project of Makedonia Airport, runway 10-28, is set to open to planes by the end of the year.

Thessaloniki Airport New Navigation System to Address Fog Issues

Performance Based Navigation (PBN) will be implemented at Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Airport to address issues of poor weather that has led to the cancellation of flights.

Makedonia Airport Ready for Take Off, Airlines Requesting Slots

Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Airport is set to 'take off’ in the upcoming tourism season with more airlines requesting landing slots.

Thessaloniki Makedonia Airport Main Runway Opens

The main runway at Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport is in operation handling all flights, following the completion of planned maintenance works there.

Makedonia Airport Handling All Flights as Scheduled

All flights to and from Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport are being carried out according to schedule since November 24, Greece’s transport ministry said on Tuesday.

Airline Cancels Flights at Makedonia Airport Citing Safety Concerns

Fraport Greece reiterated its concerns regarding the maintenance works at Makedonia Airport, after reports that a low cost carrier has canceled its flights citing safety reasons.

Fraport Greece Aiming for Direct Flights from Asian, Arab Markets

Riding the momentum of growing tourist flows, Fraport Greece aims to boost direct flights from Asian and Arab markets to Thessaloniki airport.

Runway Works at Thessaloniki Airport Pushed Back to October 2017

The Greek transport ministry has stepped in and postponed runway works at Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport beyond the upcoming summer season.

Fears for Thessaloniki Tourism Due to Works on Airport Runway

Greek professionals are calling for the postponement of works on Thessaloniki's airport runway, fearing that incoming tourism in summer 2017 will be hit.

Ryanair Reduces Thessaloniki – Athens Service for Summer 2017

Ryanair has announced that it is reducing the frequency of its Thessaloniki – Athens route from seven to three daily business friendly services next summer.

GNTO to Gauge Traveler Satisfaction at 11 Greek Airports

Aiming to ensure the best quality services are offered to travelers visiting Greece, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) announced this week the launch of a survey across 11 Greek airports, inviting research companies to make their bids for the project.

June-July 2014: Aegean Registers Growth In Int’l Passenger Traffic At Greek Airports

Aegean Airlines has registered significant growth in international passenger traffic at the Greek airports of Thessaloniki, Chania, Heraklio and Rhodes during the two summer months of June and July.

Ryanair To Open New Hubs In Athens, Thessaloniki

Dublin-based Ryanair announced on 14 January the opening of its second and third Greek hubs in Athens and Thessaloniki respectively. The hubs are part of a $280 million investment in Greece.

Thessaloniki To Get More Tourism Promotion Next Year

Thessaloniki will participate in over 19 international tourism exhibitions next year, according to the president of the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization, Yiorgos Tsamaslis.