Athens Airport Among Top Three in the World

The Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in Athens is considered to be among the best three in the world, according to recent survey by Air...

Greek Parliament Approves Construction of New International Airport on Crete

Legislation ratifying a concessions contract for the new international airport at Kastelli, on Crete, was approved in principle by a wide majority in the...

Train Derails in Central Greece; No Causalities Reported

Two carriages in a passenger train, on its usual inter-city service route between Thessaloniki and Athens, derailed on Tuesday near the Greek town of...

Unique Taxi Service Offers Customers a Side of Greek Philoxenia with Their Ride

By Sylvia Klimaki Philoxenia is the Greek word synonymous with "hospitality" (it is literally translated as “friend to a stranger”) but it has a deeper,...

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...

Search Operation Underway as Passenger Falls From Ferry in Aegean

An extensive search and rescue operation was launched on Wednesday morning in the Aegean Sea. The operation involves a Greek Navy helicopter and private fishing...

Athens Unveils its First Electric Bus

An electric bus built by Chinese automobile manufacturer BYD, which is silent and boasts of having no environmental footprint whatsoever, was presented for the...

Aegean Airlines Named ‘Best Regional Airline in Europe’ 2019

Greece's Aegean Airlines has been named "'Best Regional Airline in Europe" for 2019 at the Traveler’s Choice Awards for Airlines, according to travel website TripAdvisor. Aegean Airlines is...

The World’s Largest Residential Yacht Spotted off Greece (video)

The largest private residential ship on the planet, christened "The World", which is home to only 165 residences, was spotted sailing off Nafplion in...

Turkish Company Launches Ferry Services Between Athens and Izmir

Ferryboat services between the Greek coastal town of Lavrion, near Athens, and Cesme, near Turkey's Izmir, will begin as of June 2, 2019, according...

Greece and Cyprus Ground Boeing 737 Max Airliners

Aviation officials in Greece and Cyprus have banned all flights of Boeing 737 Max airliners following a European directive issued after an Ethiopia Airlines...

Cosco’s Investment Plan for Piraeus Under Threat

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) will make a last-ditch attempt on March 10 to convince the Greek government to unblock the 580-million-euro ($650 million-dollar)...

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