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FRAPORT: Passenger traffic at Greece’s regional airports surpasses previous record highs

In the first ten months of 2023, Greece’s 14 regional airports served 32.3 million passengers, up 8.4% compared to 2022 and 12% up compared to 2019, managing company Fraport said on Tuesday. The data was presented by George Vilos, Fraport Greece’s Executive Director for Commercial & Business Development, at a …

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Passenger traffic at Greece’s airports exceeds 2019 & 2022 figures

Passenger traffic at Greece’s airports went up by 7.6% in July compared to the same month in 2022 and 14.2% up compared to July 2019, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) on Monday. Some 11,342,154 passengers went through the country’s airports in 2023, compared to …

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Safety issues in Greece’s 15 under-staffed regional airports, says ERT

Complaints and questions about flight safety in 15 regional airports of Greece have been often tabled in the past and came to limelight after the train collision. Speaking to speaking to state broadcaster ERT on Wednesday, Giorgos Konstantinakis, president of the Panhellenic Association of Telecommunications (FISO) CAA, complained that there …

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Molecular Covid-tests at 5 Greek airports to locate possible mutations

The 6th Health district will collect samples to conduct molecular PCR tests for COVID-19 at five Greek airports with international flights. The collected samples aim to locate possible new mutations of the virus as part of a research study. According to an announcement, the 6th Health district in cooperation with …

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Conditions in Greek airports better than in other European airports

Flight delays in Greek airports are far fewer in comparison with the chaotic conditions prevailing in other European airports, Infrastructure and Transport ministry sources said on Wednesday. Problems prevailing in large European airports accounted for at least 80% for any small flight delays occurring in some Greek airports, the sources …

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Greece Civil Aviation: “Mask recommendation” for flight passengers

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority CAA issued a statement saying that the use of mask in air travel is “optional” and not “mandatory” from 1. June 2022. CAA Announcement The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announces to the passenger public that, as of today, Wednesday, June 1, 2022, the health restriction Covid-19, …

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Passenger traffic at Greece’s airports soars Jan-Apr 2022

Passenger traffic at Greece’s airports soared 383% to reach 8.1 million in the period January-April 2022, compared with the same period in 2021 when only 1.7 million were recorded due to Covid restrictions, the Civil Aviation Authority said on Monday. The CAA added on its statement that scheduled flights at …

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EU authorities drop mandatory mask in airplanes and airports

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) issued an update on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, to the health safety measures for air travel, paving the way for a relaxation of the need to wear medical masks on board a flight, but …

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Greece temporarily bans flights to Thessaloniki, notams for other airports

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued several air notifications (notam) that include the temporary suspension of flights to/from “Macedonia” airport in Thessaloniki, while they lift restrictions to other Greek airports. Thessaloniki and Serres are in full lockdown from 3. November 2020 and for 14 days. Aviation directive for flight …

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