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Kasteli Airport Deal Signed, Project Ready to Take Off

Construction work on Kasteli Airport on Crete is set to begin after GEK Terna, India’s GAL and Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis signed the concession contract.

Kalamata Airport Attracting Tourist Flows to the Peloponnese

Kalamata Airport has managed over the last eight years to quadruple tourist traffic to the Peloponnese, according to the region’s governor Petros Tatoulis.

Kalamata Airport Next in Line for Upgrade, Tender to be Announced

Kalamata Airport in Greece is next in line for an upgrade with the government to issue a call for a tender in the immediate future.

Air China’s Athens-Beijing Direct Flights Take Off

Air China's much-awaited first direct flight between Athens and Beijing landed at Athens International Airport (AIA) on Saturday, September 30, carrying over 200 passengers.

PM Tsipras: Trip to Paros Best Promotion for Greece @ Island Airport Opening

Paros Airport is an important infrastructure project that will contribute to tourism and the economy, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said from the Cycladic island of Paros on Friday during the inauguration of the new airport there.

First Flight from New Paros Airport to Take Off on July 25

The new airport of Paros, expected to handle four times the traffic and contribute to an increase in tourism, strengthen the local economy and create new jobs, is set to open its doors and be fully operational on July 25.

Slashed State Subsidies for Air Routes May Lead to Isolation of Remote Greek Islands

Remote Greek islands are feeling the brunt of reduced government spending with the transport ministry announcing a 63 percent drop in subsidies for airlines undertaking flights to these regions and tourism sector professionals expressing their discontent.

Paros Airport Ready by July, Milos, Naxos, Syros to Follow

The airport of Paros will be fully operational and linked with Greek and international destinations by July 16, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis said on his recent visit to the Cycladic island, adding that renovations were expected to get underway at...