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Paros gets new airport upgrade

Paros island airport is to be upgraded as part of a 43 million euro infrastructure program, which will provide funding also for other services on the island such as upgrades of public utility networks and for archaeological excavations and research.

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Greece opens its gates to tourism

The day finally arrived for many eager travellers. Greece reopened Athens International Airport and Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia” to more international flights, hoping to kick-start its vital tourism sector after three months in…

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Domestic air travel picks up at Athens airport

Flights at Athens Airport are gradually increasing, Greek Infrastructure and Transport Minister Kostas Karamanlis said on Tuesday, reported GTP Headlines. Speaking on Skai TV and referring to June 1 data from Athens…

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COVID-19 safety guidelines for Athens International Airport

Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” has released safety guidelines for passengers travelling through its premises, to prevent the Covid-19 spread. Those travelling through Athens International Airport, should keep in mind the following:…

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Greece records increase in passenger traffic

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Tuesday an announced an increase in passenger traffic in Greek airports grew 4.7% in the January-February period this year compared with the corresponding period in 2019.…


More than 35 million passengers move through Greek airports

According to the Civil Aviation authority, Greek airports saw a 4.7% increase in passenger traffic reaching over 35 million passengers. Passenger traffic at airports increased by 4.7% in the first seven months…

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“Macedonia” nominated for International travel award

Thessaloniki airport, ‘Macedonia’, was nominated and voted by leading airlines for the “World Routes Airport Marketing Awards” award at the Routes World 2019 International Air Transport Conference. With this vote of confidence,…

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Ryanair increase routes to Greece

Twenty-one new routes, including Athens-Marrakech, Corfu-London, Mykonos-Bordeaux and Thessaloniki-Dublin, will be added in Ryanair’s Greek summer program of 2019. More specifically, the summer program of the airline for the new year includes…

American Airlines adds new direct flight from Chicago to Athens 5

American Airlines adds new direct flight from Chicago to Athens

American Airlines announced on Wednesday it is adding a new daily direct flight between O’Hare International Airport in Chicago and Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in Athens. Chicago is coming to #Athens! American…

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Heraklion International Airport receives 13 million euro makeover

Crete’s busy Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” on Monday was inaugurated, following huge renovations, which added up to 13 million euros, an investment made by Hellenic Duty Greek Shops. The project included an…

FYROM prepares to remove statutes of Alexander The Great 6

FYROM prepares to remove statutes of Alexander The Great

According to media reports, the government of FYROM is considering  removing monuments from its capital in an effort to improve bilateral relations with Greece. The move comes as the country has also…

Electric train from Piraeus to Athens set to operate in June 7

Electric train from Piraeus to Athens set to operate in June

Commuting between the port of Piraeus and Athens International Airport just got a whole lot better and will take approximately 45 minutes on an electric train set to operate in June, Transport…

Athens Airport wins major award in China 8

Athens Airport wins major award in China

Athens International Airport was announced as the winner in its category, at the recent World Routes 2016 Marketing Award held in Chengdu, China. The “Eleftherios Venizelos” airport came first in the 4-20million…