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Athens Airport Gets 20-year Concession Extension

Athens International Airport’s concession to run the country’s largest airport for the next 20 years has received the green light.

Air China to Link Beijing with Athens in September

Air China will be connecting Athens with Beijing as of September 30 with two direct flights per week, the Chinese embassy said this week.
Posted On 29 Aug 2017

AIA Introduces Online ‘Ticket Offers’ Service

In efforts to improve travel experience, the Athens International Airport (AIA) launched a new “Ticket Offers” service via its official website.

Athens Greeters Welcome Tourists, Offer Information

The Athens Greeters have taken their spots across the city and are ready to welcome tourists and introduce them to the diverse offerings of the Greek capital.

Athens Int’l Airport Bolsters Handling Capacity 

Athens International Airport (AIA) has boosted its handling capacity to 26 million passengers following an ongoing upgrade budgeted at 35 million euros.
Posted On 25 Jul 2017

New Transport Service Connects Athens Airport with Evia Island

Evia's hoteliers have signed an agreement with the local KTEL Intercity Bus service to transfer tourists to the island straight from Athens Airport.

Sofitel Athens Airport Holds Blood Donation Drive

Five-star hotel Sofitel Athens Airport recently held a blood donation drive with the participation of its management and staff.

‘AirHelp’ Announces Top Airports, Airlines for 2017

Singapore Airlines and Singapore Changi Airport hold the top spot in AirHelp’s AirScore ratings for 2017 in the airlines and airport categories.

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