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Airports, Ports and Logistics Top Athens Transport, Infrastructure Meet Agenda

Ways to tap into the expansion of combined transport and upgraded infrastructure were explored during the 1st conference on "Infrastructure and Transport in Greece: Prospects for Development” held in Athens.

Greek Government Seeks to Upgrade 23 Airports via PPPs

The Greek government aims to prompt public-private partnerships (PPPs) towards the upgrade and modernization of 23 regional airports.

Tabled Bill Foresees Athens, Thessaloniki Shops Open Every Sunday

Shops in certain areas of Athens, Thessaloniki and Piraeus can remain open on all Sundays between May and October, according to a draft law.

City of Athens, AEGEAN Focus on Supporting Tourism in Greek Capital

The City of Athens and AEGEAN have launched joint initiatives to support the Greek capital as a year round destination, as arrivals continue to rise.

Athens Airport Honored for Marketing Strategy

Athens International Airport has received honors for an actual mystery novel it distributed as part of its "Aviation marketing delivered in a novel way" B2B campaign.

Emirates First Direct Flight from Athens to New York Takes Off

Emirates' much-awaited first direct flight to New York from Athens took off from Athens International Airport on Sunday, March 12.
Posted On 12 Mar 2017

Athens Airport Concession Deal to Be Finalized in Fall

The Greek government is set to complete concession talks for Athens International Airport (AIA) in September, assets agency head Stergios Pitsiorlas, said earlier this week.

Athens Airport Honors Airlines for 2015 Performance

Athens International Airport (AIA) earlier this month honored airlines that recorded the fastest development and the highest increases in passenger volumes in their scheduled services during 2015. The award ceremony took place during the 16th Airline Marketing Workshop held in Athens.
Posted On 16 Mar 2016

‘Blue Athens Initiative’: Athens Airport Turns Blue in Honor of Democracy

Athens International Airport (AIA) on Tuesday turned blue in honor of democracy.
Posted On 15 Sep 2015

Athens, Santorini Airports Top Europe’s with Surging Passenger Traffic in 1st Half of 2015

Athens and Santorini airports welcomed an increasing number of travelers in the first half of 2015, recording the strongest growth in passenger traffic in Europe, in their respective categories, according to data released this week by the Airports Council Europe (ACI Europe).

Suburban, InterCity Trains Cancel Routes on Monday

The workers’ unions of Athens Suburban Railway (TrainOSE) and the InterCity, as well as the Athens Metro have announced cancellations of their routes and work stoppages today, August 3, between 10am and 3pm. The suburban railway (proastiakos) will not carry out Athens, Patras,...

Tourist Arrivals to Greece Up by 45.6% in Q1

The number of international tourist arrivals to Greece, in the first quarter of 2015 increased by 45.6 percent according to a report released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
Posted On 10 Jul 2015

Ultra-low-cost Pricing Initiative for Greeks: Up to 10 Euros Airfare for Domestic Travel

Greeks are expected to have access to airline tickets costing up to 10 euros for domestic travel this month, according to an announcement made by Athens International Airport on Thursday.
Posted On 09 Jul 2015

Airlines Participating in ‘Low-cost Travel for Greeks’ Initiative

Athens International Airport has called on to a number of airlines to participate in an initiative and offer a total of 15,000 one-way, low cost tickets (priced 0-10 euros) to Greek passengers for travel to Greek destinations in July.
Posted On 09 Jul 2015

Limited Airlift Capacity Isolates US and Chinese Markets From Greek Sea Tourism Product

Limited airlift capacity with US and Chinese markets adds more woes to Hellenic hopes for mega cruise vessel deployment.
Posted On 27 May 2015

Athens Airport Traffic for February Soars

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport recorded an important rise for February, compared to the same month last year, according to figures released by the airport authority recently.

Athens Airport Awards Airlines for Top Performance in 2014

Athens International Airport (AIA) last week honored airlines that recorded the highest increases in passenger numbers on their scheduled flights to and from Athens in 2014.
Posted On 24 Feb 2015

Greece Tourism to Tap Into Middle Eastern Market

Tapping into the potential of the Middle Eastern tourism market is at the core of two events to be held in Dubai on Wednesday, and in Istanbul on April 2.
Posted On 24 Feb 2015

Greece’s Airline Representatives Deliver Positive Messages for Aviation

Τhe important role aviation plays in the Greek tourism chain was discussed during a recent conference held by the Hellenic Association of Airline Representatives (SAAE) and attended by representatives of the airline industry, associations and Athens International Airport (AIA).
Posted On 21 Nov 2014

Winter Season: 21% More Flights to Athens International Airport

Athens International Airport (AIA) is showing signs of growth with a 21 percent rise in the number of airlines either choosing to service Athens or increase their flight frequency.
Posted On 10 Nov 2014