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No Night Flights to Aegean Island Airports

With the summer season just around the corner, many Greek island airports across the country are facing serious problems. According to Greek newspaper "Ethnos," there have been several delays and schedule changes in flights to the airport of Mytilene over...

Greek Aviation Employees Suspend 48-Hour Strike

After meeting with Greek Deputy Minister of Infrastructure Christos Spirtzis, the Federation of Associations of Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority representatives decided to suspend the 48-hour strike that was set to take place over the weekend. The two parties discussed the economic...

Aviation Employees Announce 48-Hour Strike in Greece

The Hellenic Civic Aviation Authority Employees announced a 48-hour strike set to take place on Sunday, May 31st and Monday, June 1st. The authority employees stated that no Greek government has shown the required respect to HCAA employees whether their work in...

German Fraport Asks Greece to Respect Agreement on Regional Airports

The finance director of Fraport, a German airports management company, expressed his optimism that the new Greek government will respect the 1.4 billion dollar agreement regarding 14 regional airports in Greece. In an interview with the German business newspaper Boersen-Zeitung,...

HRADF Receives Binding Offers for Regional Greek Airports

Fourteen regional airports from respective Greek cities will be privatized within the following months as the binding offers from potential investors have already been filed to the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) and according to the schedule, they...

Greek Government Takes Steps to Tackle Ebola Virus

In an effort to stem any potential Ebola virus outbreak within Greece, the Greek Ministry of Health is redoubling its efforts to reinforce the country’s borders and stock its hospitals. According to a recent Ministry of Health statement, the Secretariat of Public Health...

Privatization Fund Receives Offers for 14 Regional Airports

TAIPED, Greece ’s privatization fund, announced Friday that it had received three offers from consortia seeking rights to use, operate and manage 14 Greek regional airports. The three consortia that submitted offers were Corporation America S.A. in cooperation with METKA,...

Greek Pilot Turned Human Trafficker

A Greek pilot and flight attendant were recently revealed to have taken part in a human trafficking ring that transferred migrants to EU countries. Within Greek airports, they were working primarily as the "eyes and ears" of the organization, which used...

Greece's Air Traffic Controllers Announce 48-hour Strike

Beginning on Saturday, October 4, the Greek Air Traffic Controllers' Association has scheduled a 48-hour strike of the country's airports. According to a press release, the Association decided to protest against a ministerial decision that gives the Public Debt Management Agency access...

Rise in Domestic and Foreign Air Arrivals

According to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority, international air arrivals to Greek airports during the first eight months of 2014 have increased 15% over the equivalent period in 2013. The total number of air arrivals in 2014 reached...