PM Tsipras Saves Greece’s Participation in European Games After Ticket Debacle

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras on Thursday saved the blushes of the country's athletics federation (SEGAS) by offering the official government jet to fly its...

Iconic Greek Rail Route Resumes Service Following April’s Landslide

The operation of the "Odontotos", the iconic Greek cog railway, resumed for the first time on Thursday following a landslide which took place in April. Due...

Newly-Arrived Thessaloniki Metro Train Already Vandalized

The newly-arrived first carriages, which will be part of the long-awaited Thessaloniki metro train, became targets for vandals on Sunday. The carriages, kept in a...

Thessaloniki’s First Metro Train Unveiled

Five months since Greek premier Alexis Tsipras unveiled the Thessaloniki Metro, the four carriages which will make up the first train arrived on Wednesday. "Today...

New Sub-Four-Hour Athens-Thessaloniki Train Service to Begin May 20

Thanos Vourdas, the general secretary of Greece's infrastructure and transport ministry, announced on Monday that the first express electric train service which will take...

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...

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