Yiannis Kefalogiannis, Greece’s new deputy infrastructure, and transport minister is addressing the crippling flight delays at Athens International Airport (AIA). Mr. Kefalogiannis said this week that immediate action would be taken to address the problems at Athens and at other facilities across Greece. Following a meeting with representatives from the Greek Air Traffic Controllers Association, […]
Low-cost carrier Ryanair on Wednesday announced the launch of 21 new routes connecting Greece and popular international destinations for summer 2019.
Total passenger traffic for AEGEAN and Olympic Air was up by 26% for April 2014, climbing to 751,347 passengers, 153,443 more than the total for both companies during the same period in 2013.In April, AEGEAN and Olympic Air operated 7.933 flights improving the load factor by 9 units, reaching 76%.
The UAE’s national airline, Etihad Airways has boosted their frequency of flights in between Abu Dhabi and Athens. According to the news, the route will now get 1o flights rather than 7 per week. Beginning July 2nd, passengers traveling from Athens will have far greater flexibility.
Running now through April 7, the Greek National Opera presents the wonderful operetta Halima, by Theophrastos Sakellaridis. With a restored score, and with its original orchestration, Halima is both a new production and reflective of the original master work.
The Eurozone is in deep trouble. The piling up of debt for member states now affects every country, every industry, all Europe is reeling at the ultimate realization economic chaos is no longer a distant danger. Italy’s Ecomomy Minister Giulio Tremonti said it all in an address on Thursday; “We move forward or we sink” – stressing the EU desperately needs a political solution to its money woes.
Just when you’d think European travelers may have had their fill of airline delays and disruptions, industry workers in the UK, Greece, and France decide it’s time to strike some more. A walk out by taxi drivers in Paris, striking air traffic controllers in Greece, and UK border officials demonstrating, these latest upheavals cannot help Europe travel.
The single greatest symbol of Greece, the one image that has adorned millions of postcards; the Parthenon, is perched high atop the plateau that gives this ancient Greek complex its name, the Acropolis. But, like the part of the proverbial iceberg visible above the water, this marvelous pinnacle is but a fraction of the glory of Greece, even touristic glory. Another more practical wonder awaits Athens visitors, what is known as the Athenian Riviera.