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Rail track to connect Heraklio with new Kasteli airport on Crete

French multinational rolling stock manufacturer operating  in rail transport group Alstom is turning its attention to Heraklion, Crete. It brings back discussions about the construction of a fixed track network, which will connect the city of Heraklion with the new airport in Kasteli. According to news website hellasjournal, Managing Director …

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Metro Piraeus-Athens Airport cancels some schedules Oct 26-27

Athens metro will cancel some of its schedules between Piraeus and the Athens International Airport on Wednesday and Thursday due to the visit of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, following the order of the Hellenic Police. All stops between Piraeus (‘Dimotiko Theatro’ stop) and the Athens International Airport will be affected …

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Airport schedules on Athens metro to be delayed as of Sept 27

Trains on the Athens metro Line 3 (blue line) going to the Athens International Airport will be delayed by 6 minutes over the next few days starting on Tuesday, due to tests for the new line extension toward Piraeus. Thus, trains running directly from Nikea to the Airport will run …

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Chania airport temporarily closed after US Air Force fighter jet reports landing problem

The airport of Chania was closed on Monday afternoon after a US Air Force fighter jet reported a technical problem that would hindering it form landing. Arrivals and departures were temporarily halted, while also vehicle traffic to and from the airport was stopped. According to local news website flashnews.gr, it …

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Delta airlines plane lands safely in Athens after reporting “brakes problem”

The Athens International Airport was set on alert on Sunday morning when an airbus A333 of the Delta Airlines reported a problem with the brakes short before landing. With 248 passengers plus crew on board the plane was flying the route Atlanta, USA- Athens. Short before its scheduled landing in …

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Heavy rainstorm floods Crete, forces Heraklio airport to shut down (videos)

Torrential rainfalls on the island of Crete turned roads into rivers, flooded homes and businesses and forced the temporary shut down of the airport of Heraklio on Wednesday. Dozens of motorists were trapped in rushing waters as rivers and streams overflowed. Flooded passenger area and airport of Heraklio. State broadcast …

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Pepper Robots to inform public at Athens airport on coronavirus protection measures

Pepper robots will inform arriving passengers at the Athens international airport Elfetherios Venizelos about coronavirus protection measures at the airports and during flights. The application has been reportedly developed by the Mobile Technology company In a statement with the message “Your health is our priority”, Greece’s largest airport said that …

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Taxi fares from Athens, Thessaloniki, Kavala airports reduced

Fixed taxi fares to and from the airports of Athens, Thessaloniki and Kavala to the corresponding city centers are now reduced, in line with broader cuts in public transport fares introduced on June 1, the Transport Ministry announced on Friday. In Attica, taxi rides from or to the Athens International …

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Emergency landing for Egypt Air airplane in Athens airport

An airplane of Egypt Air was forced to an emergency landing in Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” short before 10 o’ clock on Friday morning. The airplane sent a danger signal while it was flying in FIR Athens and over the island of Chios in the Eastern Aegean Sea. Reason …

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