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No Metro And Electric Railway on New Year's Day

Workers on the Athens metro and Kifissia-Piraeus electric railway (ISAP) stepped up their dispute with the government Dec. 27, by announcing a 24-hour strike on New Year’s Day. The unions representing the public transport employees oppose further cuts to their...

Ryanair Will Fly to Chania, Crete

Budget air carrier Ryanair on Dec. 19 said it would open its first base in Greece, at Chania, the second largest city of Crete, in April 2013 with one based aircraft and will include routes to and from Billund,...

SAS Will Fly Direct From Thessaloniki

Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) Managing Director for Greece and Cyprus Alexandros Averkiadis has reportedly told the Deputy Governor of the Region of Macedonia and Thrace Dionysis Psomiadis that the airline will increase its  presence in northern Greece by launching...

Greek Eco Racer Ready To Roll

A team of undergraduate and graduate students from the Technical University of Crete (TUCER) have designed and constructed a prototype, low-consumption urban vehicle, a hydrogen car which is now ready to be released on the market, but which Greece...

SkyGreece to Link Athens With Canada, U.S.

Coming on the heels of Qatar Airways' announcement that in January, 2013 it will offer Athens-to-New York flights, a new company, SkyGreece Airlines, based in Canada and with Greek-Canadian interests, is also planning to start direct flights from Athens...

Qatar Air Schedules Athens-N.Y. Flights

With airlines cutting back on service to and from Athens and fewer direct flights to the United States, Qatar Airways said that it will start daily direct flights between Athens and New York in 2013 throughout the year, taking...

Airlines Warn of Greek Strike Impact

Greece's government will present a new austerity package to Parliament on Nov. 7 as the country faces days of strikes and protests over proposals which must win deputies' approval if the country is to secure more aid and stave...

Every Thessaloniki Metro Stop a Museum

“Every Thessaloni metro station can become a small museum. If the archaeological findings of the Athenian metro boosted its fame, the findings in Thessaloniki can turn the metro into a hot spot of ancient times if they are presented...

Protesting Greek Buses Close Albanian Border in Kakavia

More than 60 Greek long-distance intercity buses (KTEL) gathered in Kakavia at the  Greek-Albanian border to protest the government's decision allowing Albanian inter-city buses to enter Greece without paying any taxes as Greek bus owners do and said they...