Air traffic to increase in autumn as tourist season is extended

Air traffic in Greece from August 28 to October 22 is expected by the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation, commonly known as Eurocontrol, to be 10% to 30% higher than in 2022, due to the extension of the tourism season as more travelers opt for holidays outside the hottest months of the year.

Strolling down memory lane

A walk is organized once a month by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in collaboration with Alzheimer Athens for people over 65 who want to strengthen their memory.

Amorgos fishermen claim their future

Ioannis Vekris, 23, is the youngest fisherman on Amorgos and part of a new generation that is starting to reap the rewards of a revival of their profession after a decade of efforts.

New logistics hub at Aspropyrgos enters final stage

The Ministerial Committee for Strategic Investments on Tuesday approved the investment plan for the “Hull Logistics Park” by Streem Development that concerns the creation of an ultramodern supply chain and transit complex at Aspropyrgos.

Greek cuisine savoring its moment

An increasing number of tourists are enjoying excellent Greek food while on vacation and returning home in search of similar gastronomic experiences in restaurants or food shops.

Historic Ideal movie theater charting new course

The historic Ideal cinema is to get a new lease on life as its operation will be entrusted to an internationally renowned company active in the field of entertainment, according to Greek hospitality business Mitsis Hotels, which has been granted the building that houses it.

Antiquities being repositioned at Thessaloniki metro station

Antiquities found during the construction of the metro system in the northern port city of Thessaloniki are being put back into place following their controversial extraction for the needs of the much-delayed project about a year ago.

Humanitarian aid flows into quake-hit areas

Humanitarian aid for the victims of the catastrophic earthquake in Turkey is loaded onto a plane at Athens International Airport on Thursday, after Turkey activated the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.

Churches in Turkey feel the wrath of devastating quake

Several Orthodox churches were badly damaged, such as the Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas in Iskenderun, historically known as Alexandretta, in the Hatay province of southeastern Turkey, after the huge 7.8 magnitude earthquake.

Authorities justify closure of highways during snowstorm

The closure of major highways on Monday and Sunday decided by the traffic police due to bad weather was justified, concessionaire representatives told Kathimerini, as experience shows few drivers are able to put chains on their tires, increasing the risk of accidents.

Deconstructing Athens

Upgrading the dense, occasionally appalling, urban fabric of Athens with its mazes of gray, multistory concrete blocks and bare party walls standing even next to world-famous archaeological sites, is no doubt a daunting task – albeit one that is exigently called for.

Attica rental rates increase 35% in six years

Rental rates have taken off in Attica in the last six years: They have increased by 35%, having recorded a significant rally from 2017 until the end of 2022, and are now very close to the historic high levels of 2009.

Parliament remembers the Holocaust

The Hellenic Parliament honored the memory of the victims of the Holocaust ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday evening by displaying the slogan “We remember” on its facade with a photograph of prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp.