Contraband oil seized in underground facility

Inspectors from the Independent Public Revenue Authority (AADE) have seized a significant amount of contraband oil in an underground facility in eastern Attica. In a statement, the AADE said it had identified 36 illegal oil storage tanks at the Nea Makri facility, containing 63,900 liters of heating oil and 4,500 liters of motor oil.

Five train company executives charged 

The Larissa Court of Appeals filed criminal charges against five executives of the Hellenic Railways’ Organization (OSE) on Friday over the tragic train accident in Tempe, central Greece, in late February that claimed the lives of 57 people. 

Aegean goes big this summer

Aegean Airlines, Greece’s biggest carrier, boasts the biggest flight program in its history this summer, with the number of seats reaching 18 million thanks to soaring demand from the growth of tourism.

Foreign airlines choose Greece

With tourism arrivals expected to set a new record this summer, foreign airlines are strengthening their presence in the Greek market.

Italian experts in Larissa as part of train crash probe

Four Italian experts visited the investigative magistrate in Larissa, central Greece, on Tuesday to examine the recordings of the passenger train that collided with a freight train at Tempe on the night of February 28. 

National e-Mobility Plan posted for public consultation

The National e-Mobility Plan was posted for public consultation on Friday. The plan includes measures for electric-mobility development in all transport sectors in order to reduce carbon emissions and support the green economy.

Uber Boat set to launch on Mykonos

Ride-hailing company Uber announced on Wednesday in New York that it is about to launch water taxis in Greece, starting with Mykonos.

Corinth Canal to reopen for four months on June 1

The Corinth Canal will reopen to navigation on June 1 for four months, its operator has said. The Corinth Canal company said that the final stages of restoration work on the canal will resume on October 1 and will continue until February 2024, when the waterway will return to normal 24-hour operation.