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Jet Blast Hurls to Ground Elderly Man at Skiathos Airport

An elderly man was hurled to the ground by the powerful blast of a jet on the picturesque Greek island of Skiathos on Sunday. The 79-year-old suffered minor injuries. The man, who was standing outside of the gate surrounding the...

Mykonos Airport Renamed after Heroine of the Greek Revolution

The newly refurbished airport of Mykonos will be renamed Mykonos-Manto Mavrogenous after the heroine of the Greek Revolution, it was announced on Tuesday. The initiative of the Municipality of Mykonos started in March 2021 on the occasion of the bicentenary...

Dramatic Footage of Russia’s Air Assault on Kyiv, Ukraine Emerges

Russia launched a massive air assault on the Antonov International Airport in Hostomel, just outside the capital city of Kyiv, Ukraine on Thursday at noon. Video footage shows dozens of Russian Mi-8 helicopters operating in the airport area of Ukraine's...

Hundreds of Motorists Trapped in Athens Ring Road Due to Snow

Hundreds of vehicles are pinned down at the Attiki Odos, the ring road of Athens, on Monday due to heavy snow that forces many drivers to abandon their vehicles. Angry commuters are uploading photos and videos on social media complaining...

Russia to Resume Flights to Greece Starting February 8

Russia announced recently that international flights between Moscow and Athens are set to resume from February 8. This comes as a result of the recent reduction of the number of new positive coronavirus cases reported in Greece and the amelioration...

Greek Tourists No Longer Required to Quarantine When Arriving in Belgium

Greece was recently awarded "Green" status on Belgium's list of EU countries whose citizens are allowed to visit, meaning that tourists will not have to be subjected to Covid-19 testing or quarantines. The announcement came early Thursday, July 9, when...

UK Announces Greek Passengers No Longer Have to Quarantine

After much deliberation, the UK has finally included Greece on the list of fifty-nine countries where international travelers will not be obligated to quarantine for 14 days. The announcement came on Friday, July 3, when the British government released the...

First International Flight Lands on Kos Island Before Greece Opens

The first international flight landed on the island of Kos from Germany on Monday, days before Greece's regional airports open for tourists on July 1. The special TUI Fly flight from Germany had 170 doctors on board, with Greek Minister...

An Additional 80 Tons of Protective Medical Equipment Arrive in Greece

Eighty tons of anti-coronavirus protective equipment ordered by the Greek state for the National Health Service's hospital staff arrived on Wednesday afternoon at Athens International Airport. Greek Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias was there to oversee the operation of the unloading...

Greece Signs Loan Agreement With European Investment Bank for New Heraklion Airport

Greece on Thursday signed two loan agreements with the European Investment Bank (EIB) worth 330 million euros. The EIB loans, one for the construction of a new international airport in Heraklion, Crete, and the other for priority investments in Greece,...