The airport of Paros will likely be totally operational and linked with Greek and worldwide locations by July 16, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis stated on his go to to the Cycladic island on Tuesday, including that renovations have been anticipated to get underway at airports on Milos, Naxos and Syros to be funded underneath the Funding Plan for Europe.
The minister in the meantime introduced the federal government’s settlement with airways underneath decreased subsidies for carriers serving distant islands. Mr Spirtzis underlined that the brand new offers would see bills minimize by 75 p.c.
In the meantime, Mr Spirtzis made particular reference to Olympic Air for providing to assemble half of the terminal constructing in addition to accompanying tasks, together with roads and parkings areas.
The minister added that subsidies for the Athens-Paros air route got here to 4.2 million euros per yr. As soon as totally operational, Paros airport is anticipated to spice up incoming tourism site visitors, strengthen the native financial system and create new jobs.