Category: travel

Greek Airports Record Surge in Nine-Month Passenger Traffic

An additional 4.1 million passengers have gone through Greece’s airports so far this year compared to the first nine months of 2016, reaching a total of 48.2 million, the Hellenic Civil Aviation Administration (HCAA) said this week. A total of 393,885 flights were carried out at Greek airports (151,613 domestic and 242,272 international flights) up by […]

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Greek airports are absolutely safe, says ICAO official

Greek airports are absolutely safe, the Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Dr. Fang Liu reportedly said on Wednesday during a meeting with Alternate Foreign Minister George Katrougalos in Athens.  According to information, Liu announced the results of a security check in Greek airports saying they were excellent. The two officials also […]

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Aegean Airlines outlines new Athens routes for summer 2018

Aegean Airlines in recent schedule update filed planned new routes for summer 2018 season from Athens, with the scheduling of 8 new routes. Planned service as follows. Athens – Basel/Mulhouse eff 30MAR18 2 weekly A319/320 Athens – Cluj 12JUN18 – 29SEP18 3 weekly Olympic Air Dash8-Q400 (2 weekly 14SEP18 – 29SEP18) Athens – Malaga 28JUN18 […]

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Aegean Adds 11 New Destinations, 18 Routes to 2018 Schedule

Greek carrier Aegean on Monday revealed its new extended program for 2018 that includes a network of 153 destinations in 44 countries and 16.6 available seats, 700,000 more than in 2017. “2018 will be yet another year of widening our international presence and the choices we offer to our passengers,” AEGEAN Vice President Eftichios Vassilakis […]

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Five regions in Greece attracted nearly 9 out of 10 tourists visiting the country in 2016. One of them is Crete!

The southern Aegean region (Cyclades islands), Crete, the central Macedonia province in northern Greece, the greater Athens area (Attica prefecture) and the Ionian islands are, as expected, the biggest draws for foreign tourists to the country. According to figures released this week by the Bank of Greece (BoG) for and processed by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), […]

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