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Greece’s Tourism Season Slightly Extended In October, November 2013

Greece's tourism season was slightly extended for both the months of October and November, recent data on international tourist arrivals to the country's major airports showed on 6 December.

Athens Airport Donates €100,000 To ELPIDA

Athens International Airport (AIA) has donated 100,000 euros to the ELPIDA Association of Friends of Children with Cancer.

Greek OTE Offers Free Internet Access At Athens Airport

A specially designed sitting area that provides free use of the Internet and sports entertainment recently opened to the public in a central space in the departures area of Athens International Airport.

Athens Airport Collects Awards For Website, Blog

Athens International Airport's (AIA) new website was the Silver winner of Τhe Lovie Awards 2013 that recently took place in London, UK. The airport's website won in the Travel/Tourism website category.

Greece Has Historic Month Of October 2013 Arrivals

Greece experienced its best October of all time last month in terms of international arrivals to Greek airports, according to the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE).

Air France Greece Celebrates 80 Years Of Passenger Service

Air France celebrated its 80th birthday this month! In celebration of this milestone, Air France Greece on 24 October held an anniversary party in Athens to celebrate the airline's presence in the Greek skies.

Study: Athens Airport Contributes Significantly To National Economy

Athens International Airport (AIA) contributes an annual total added value of 5.1 billion euros, corresponding to 2.63 percent of Greece’s GDP, according to a study conducted by the Athens University of Economics and Business.

Athens Airport Hosts 1st Airport Chief Executives’ Symposium

The challenges, trends and issues of today’s aviation were addressed at the 1st Airport Chief Executives’ Symposium (ACES – Athens) on 17 October in the Greek capital.

Athens To Be Promoted In 18 International Airports

The Greek capital will be displayed at airports in Canada, the US, Latin America, the European Union and Russia through the "City Pair Initiative."

Music Fridays Continue At Athens Airport

"Musicport" continues at the Athens airport, with a "noir" cabaret atmosphere of the interwar era, a nostalgic mood and subtle touches of humor.

Aegean Provides Online Parking Reservations At Athens Airport

Aegean Airlines passengers can now book their parking space at Athens International Airport, along with their ticket, when using the airline's website.

SAAE: Greece’s Airline Representatives Announce New Board, Agenda

The Hellenic Association of Airline Representatives (SAAE) has announced its new Board of Directors for a 2-year mandate, following the association’s annual general assembly that took place recently in Athens.

Athens Welcomes Emirates’ Flagship Airbus A380

Emirates brought its flagship Airbus A380 in Athens for a one off commercial flight on Sunday 15 September, almost a year after the first ever A380 scheduled service to the Greek capital.
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Regional Airports Tender Continues With Seven Bidders

Seven companies and consortiums have been shortlisted for the second stage of the tender for the operation, management, development, and maintenance of the country’s regional airports.

Photo Exhibition Shows Birds & Aircraft In Parallel Flights

Athens Airport and the Hellenic Ornithological Society welcome the public to a new photo exhibition of environmental and artistic awareness entitled “Birds and aircraft in parallel flights.”

Athens Airport Shortlisted For World Routes Awards 2013

Athens International Airport (AIA) has been shortlisted for the World Routes Airport Marketing Awards that will take place this October in Las Vegas.

Athens Airport Sees Rise In International Arrivals This Summer

Athens International Airport saw a 6.5 percent rise in international arrivals (destination and transfer passengers) during the May-August 2013 period compared to last year.

New Metro Station In Athens To Open In One Month

The Haidari metro station on line 3 (blue line) "Agia Marina" is expected to open to the public by the end of September at the latest, reports said today.

Athens Airport Hosts Unique Images Of The Aegean Sea

The Athens International Airport and “Aegeanale” platform of art and culture invite the public to a unique journey of images destined to the Aegean Sea: the new exhibition of photography and video art entitled "Aegean Experienced."

Athens Airport, Aegean Airlines Hit Back At Ryanair

Athens International Airport (ΑΙΑ) and Greek carrier Aegean Airlines issued statements shortly after Irish low-cost airline Ryanair gave a press conference in Athens during which the company described AIA’s pricing policy as “very expensive” and said the Greek carrier was a...