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Greece Extends Restrictions on Flights Until Mid-April

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority issued a new statement on Sunday announcing the new rules regarding the nation’s aviation restrictions.

Greece Loosens Some of Its Aviation Restrictions

Greece's Civil Aviation Authority issued a new statement on Sunday announcing new rules regarding the nation's aviation restrictions.

Greece Extends Travel Ban To And From UK, Five Other Destinations

Greece's Civil Aviation Authority announced on Holy Wednesday that the travel ban to and from six European destinations will continue to be in effect until May 15 at the very least. ''For the purpose of preventing the spread of COVID-19,...

Athens International Airport Smashes Another Passenger Traffic Record for 2019

2019 was yet another record-breaking year for the Greek capital's international airport in regard to the increase in passenger traffic numbers over the previous year. According to official data released recently by the airport's authorities, passenger traffic through Athens' Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport represented...

Number of Greece – China Flights to Increase as Two Sides Sign Agreement

The civil aviation authorities of China and Greece recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which laid out the technical prerequisites for the doubling of the number of flight connections between the two countries. The Memorandum of Understanding includes a new...

Ryanair Launches 14 New Routes To and From Greece for 2020

Ryanair, Europe's largest low-cost airline, announced recently that it will add fourteen new routes to and from Greece in 2020. These new routes will come in addition to its already-massive network of flights which connect most of the country's mainland...

Ryanair Plane Hit By Lightning Over Paphos; No Injuries Reported

A Boeing 737-8AS aircraft belonging to the Ryanair fleet was hit by a lightning strike over Cypriot airspace on Tuesday night. The plane, which took off from Riga, Latvia, was heading to Paphos international airport in Cyprus when the incident...

Greek Airports See Nine Percent Rise in Passenger Traffic in First Quarter of 2019

Greek airports recorded a total of nine percent more passenger traffic during the first three months of this year so far, compared to the same period in 2018. This impressive statistic was revealed in a report released by the country’s...

Greece and India Deepen Cooperation in Aviation, Energy and Trade

Greece and India agreed to deepen bilateral cooperation in a range of key areas including trade, investment and energy, and inked a pact for launching the first direct flight service between the two countries. Greek Foreign minister Nikos Kotzias and...

Relatives of the Helios Air Disaster to Mark 12 Years since Crash

Relatives of the 121 Helios victims were due on Monday to visit the site where the plane went down at Grammatiko, in Greece, on August 14, 2005, for the annual memorial services to mark the 12th anniversary of the...