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Athens Airport: September 2015 Passenger Traffic Up 14.7% Year over Year

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) increased by 14.7 percent in the month of September 2015 compared to the same month in 2014.

Thessaloniki Sees Rise in Overnights, Drop in Revenue

The northern port city of Thessaloniki is growing into destination of choice with the number of overnight stays rising by 100,000 in the first eight months of the year, but revenue still remains low.

Amphipolis Finds Still Causing Stir

The archaeologist leading the excavation works at the Amphipolis site in northern Greece, which a year ago had the world on edge as to the identity of the person buried there, revealed last week, that the ancient tomb may belong to a close companion of Alexander the Great, Hephaestion.

Google Athens Event Reveals the Way We Travel

In efforts to inform travel-related businesses and professionals on the latest trends as well as examine the impact of the internet on travel, Travel@Google recently organized a day event in Athens titled “The Way We Travel”.

Blue Air to Connect Athens with Turin and Constanta in 2016

Romanian airline Blue Air has added the Athens – Turin (Caselle) and Athens – Constanta routes to its 2016 summer schedule.

Hospitality.Next 2015: Int’l Speakers to Share Innovative Hotel Concepts

Serge Trigano of Club Med and Mama Shelter Hotels will be in Athens on Thursday, November 19, to speak at the "Hospitality.Next: Building a Boutique Destination" conference.

AEGEAN and Olympic Air Receive IATA’s ‘Fast Travel Green Award’

AEGEAN and Olympic Air were recently recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for their innovation in passenger experience and received the "Fast Travel Green Award".

Air France, KLM and Delta Airlines: New Telephone Numbers, Working Hours in Greece

Air France, KLM and Delta Airlines have announced that they are changing their telephone numbers in Greece.

Emirates Sweeps 2015 APEX Passenger Choice Awards with Seven Wins

Emirates emerged as the biggest winner at the 2015 APEX Passenger Choice Awards held in Portland, Oregon, clinching seven awards including for Best Overall Passenger Experience and Best in Region: Middle East for the sixth consecutive year.

South African Airways Opens New Domestic Lounge ‘VIA’

Following months of extensive refurbishment, patrons travelling to local destinations will now be able to enjoy a new contemporary and stylish South African Airways (SAA) lounge - called the VIA lounge - in the domestic departure area of OR Tambo International Airport.