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Greek islands travelWork starts on Greek airports upgrade

Tourists travelling to Greece and to many Greek islands next year can expect fewer delays thanks to a significant upgrade to island airports on islands such as Crete, Rhodes and Skiathos. The Greek government says development work will start on revamping the country's 14 regional airports from November this year. It comes in the wake of the go-ahead earlier this year for plans by the German-Greek consortium Fraport to give the airports a major facelift. The consortium has earmarked more than €400 million for upgrades to airport facilities over the next five years. Work is expected to start first on Mykonos, probably Greece's most popular island tourist destination and the gateway to rest of the Cyclades, including the islands of Naxos and Paros....

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