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Update: Hijack Threat at Athens Airport a Hoax

Greek authorities said on Friday that the threat of possible hijackings of airliners flying from London to the Greek capital was a hoax. Earlier, security...

Venezuela Denies Mystery Plane to Greece Was Smuggling Gold

The Venezuelan ambassador to Greece on Wednesday dismissed allegations that the plane which made an unexpected stop in Athens last Saturday was shipping gold...

Mystery Flight: Venezuelan Aircraft Lands in Athens in Absolute Secrecy

A government plane from the South American nation of Venezuela landed in Athens on Saturday, March 2 at 14:00 local time (12:00 GMT) and...

Greece’s Ghost Airport Ellinikon Gets New Life (Video)

Ellinikon (which in Greek literally means ''Greek'') was the international airport of the city of Athens for nearly sixty years, from 1938 until 2001. Located...

Construction of New International Airport in Crete Set to Begin

The Greek government is expected next week to ratify a contract for the construction and operation of the new international airport in Heraklion, Crete. The...

Ryanair To Discontinue Direct Athens — Thessaloniki Flights

Ryanair announced on Monday that it will stop its direct flights between the cities of Athens and Thessaloniki beginning on April 1, 2019. The popular...

Changes Coming to Athens Airport Metro Route

Passengers on Athens metro line 3 traveling to or from Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport will have to switch trains en route as of Thursday....

The Wealthiest Russian Oligarch Has Landed in Chania Crete

Alisher Usmanov, a Russian business oligarch with an estimated net worth of $15.1 billion is in Greece's Crete and his enormous and luxurious private...

Passenger Numbers at Greece’s Main Airport Rise in July

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport grew 11.3 percent in July, totaling 2.85 million passengers, Athens-Macedonian News Agency has reported. Both domestic and international passenger...

New Rail Link to Join Piraeus, Athens Airport

Next month will see the Greek port of Piraeus linked by rail to Athens' international airport, it was announced on Tuesday. Piraeus, which is also...

Kefalonia Airport Gets Makeover (photos)

Fraport Greece announced on Tuesday that it has started work on the development and upgrades of Kefalonia's "Anna Pollatou" Airport. The works that have already...

Air Traffic Controllers Call Off Planned Strike Action

Airlines on Saturday announced the cancellation of hundreds of flights ahead of a series of rolling strikes by the country's air traffic controllers, however...

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