Possibility of an air connection between Greece and San Francisco from the summer

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The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs K. Fragogiannis appeared very optimistic both “about the possibilities that Greek businesses have through the contacts we made on the West Coast and Silicon Valley, but also about the contacts I had regarding the investments they are thinking of making American giants in Greece”.

The possibility of an air connection is visible Greece – San Francisco from the summer of 2023 according to Costas Fragogiannis.

The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Economic Diplomacy and Outreach visited the American city, leading a Greek delegation with the Deputy Minister of Development Christos Dimas and the Secretary General of International Economic Relations and President of Enterprise Greece, Ioannis Smyrlis, and 12 representatives – founders of startups, members of Elevate Greece.

He highlighted the meeting held with officials of the Municipality of San Francisco “who control the airport in order to examine the possibilities of air connection of the American city with Greece”. “There is our intention, there is their intention to start a San Francisco flight with Greece,” he said, pointing out that according to calculations it will be for next summer.

He appeared very optimistic both “about the possibilities that Greek businesses have through the contacts we made on the West Coast and Silicon Valley, but also about the contacts I had regarding the investments that American giants are thinking of making in Greece”.

As Mr. Fragogiannis explained in an interview on last night’s ERT news bulletin from San Francisco, shortly before leaving for Athens, on this trip the Greek delegation had the opportunity to visit small and large startups in Silicon Valley, Mecca of technology, well-known universities, companies that are successfully operating there by Greeks and to hold the official launch of the Silicon Valley Greek Hub (SVGH), a networking initiative created under the auspices of the Consulate General of Greece in San Francisco.

Mr. Fragogiannis also referred to the “very large Greek community of proud Greeks who excel both scientifically and in business and are willing to help and support small Greek start-ups”. “The Greek mind, Greek entrepreneurship, Greek technical training” as he said “helps these people to spread their wings through the possibilities given to them by our presence, the Greek government,

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