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Greece extends travel bans and restrictions for some countries

Greece extends travel ban and restrictions for some countries

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority issued a new aviation directive (NOTAM) on Wednesday, extending travel ban and restrictions to several European and Balkan countries. The NOTAM aims to protect passengers and residents…

covid-19

Daily coronavirus cases in Greece up again

Greece recorded 196 new cases of COVID-19 in the latest 24-hour reporting period. This raises the total number of cases to 5,942. 1,503 are considered to be related to travel from abroad…

Greece imposes new measures to curb virus spread

Greece imposes new measures to curb virus spread

The Greek government announced a series of new emergency measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus, amid a surge of cases. Deputy government spokeswoman Aristotelia Peloni made the announcement at a press…

Greece updates aviation directive (NOTAM)

Greece updates aviation directive (NOTAM)

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority on Thursday issued an aviation directive (NOTAM), regarding flights from Sweden, Turkey, Albania and North Macedonia. According to the NOTAM, flights have been banned to and from Sweden until…

Greece considers welcoming American tourists soon 4

Greece considers welcoming American tourists soon

Greece is examining the resumption of flights from non-EU countries, such as the US, Government spokesman Stelios Petsas stated. During his daily press briefing, Petsas noted that direct flights from the UK…

Flight from Sweden lands in Rhodes despite ban

Flight from Sweden lands in Rhodes despite ban

A flight from Sweden landed on Rhodes on Thursday, despite not being on the list of “green light” countries, whose residents are allowed to enter Greece. Initial reports stated that the flight…

Greece Prepares for Wildfire Season 8

Greece Prepares for Wildfire Season

In view of forecasts for a dry summer ahead, Greek civil protection authorities are gearing up with more staff, new planes and improved infrastructure to address the potential outbreak of wildfires, GTP…

online shopping

39% of Greeks and Cypriots shopped online: Eurostat

With online shopping on the rise due to the pandemic lockdown measures, Greece and Cyprus are well below the EU average in online shopping compared with the rest of the member states.…

Sweden politician at Greek border 12

Sweden politician at Greek border

The leader of the Swedish Democrats, Jimmie Akesson, travelled to Greece to tell migrants that the Nordic country is already “full”. Akesson traveled to the Turkish border city of Edirne along with…

enterprises

Greece has lowest ‘birth’ rate in new enterprises

Greece has the lowest rate of generating new enterprises within the European Union, according to Eurostat data released on Monday. According to the data, Greece recorded the lowest rate of new enterprise…