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Athens International Airport Completes Two ‘Single European Sky’ Projects

Athens International Airport (AIA) has achieved two major milestones of a European Commission co-funded project that concerns the EU’s priority for the creation of the “Single European Sky”.

Athens Airport Recovers 94% of 2019 Levels in August

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) continued to rebound in August falling short of pre-pandemic 2019 levels by only 6.1 percent.

AEGEAN Begins Using Sustainable Aviation Fuel on Flights from Athens Airport

AEGEAN can now power its flights departing from Athens International Airport (AIA) with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) provided by Hellenic Petroleum subsidiary EKO.

Commercial Flights to Greece Rise in July Despite EU Drop

Greece was the only EU country to mark an increase in commercial flights for a second consecutive month in July compared to the same month in 2019.

Athens Airport’s Passenger Traffic Getting Closer to 2019 Levels

Passenger data for July 2022 at Athens International Airport (AIA) is showing that the recovery in air travel to Greece remains strong.

Elitour and Greek Hotels Agree to Develop Health & Wellness Tourism

The Greek Health Tourism Council Elitour has teamed up with the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels for the creation of travel packages offering health, spa and wellness tourism options.

Athens International Airport Best in Europe in Case of Flight Delay

Athens International Airport (AIA) has been ranked by travelers as Europe’s best airport to get stuck in should your flight be delayed, according to travel tech company Holidu.

Elitour and Athens Airport Team Up to Promote Health Tourism

Greek Health Tourism Council Elitour and Athens International Airport (AIA) agreed to work together to develop travel packages complete with benefits for medical tourism travelers.

Athens Airport June Traffic Nears Pre-Covid Levels

Athens Airport nearly touched pre-pandemic passenger figures in June, reaching 2.43 million in total, still down by 6.8 percent over 2019.

Athens Airport on Track to Full Recovery

Air traffic through Athens Airport is approaching pre-Covid levels with Greece expecting tourists into December, said Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Athens Airport Highly Commended at ACI Europe Best Awards for 2022

Athens International Airport (AIA) was highly commended in this year’s ACI Europe Best Airport Awards in the ‘25-40 million passengers’ category.

Ethiopian Airlines Resumes Flights to Athens from Addis Ababa

Ethiopian, the fastest growing airline in Africa, has resumed its thrice weekly flight to Athens, Greece, from Addis Ababa.

Proton Aircraft and Passenger Handling Opens New Station at Athens Airport

Proton Aircraft and Passenger Handling, a company active in the aviation field for more than 25 years, has added a new station at Athens International Airport.

Passenger Traffic at Athens Airport Reaches 90% of 2019 Levels

Air traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) is on a path of recovery, with the number of flights gradually increasing.

ITA Airways Announces 3 Athens-Rome Daily Flights, Expands Greece Network

Italian flag-carrier ITA Airways announced that it is boosting the frequency of its routes to Athens and adding new Greek destinations to its summer season 2022 flight schedule.

Athens Airport Workshop Brings Sustainability to the Table

During an Athens International Airport (AIA) workshop, tourism and travel stakeholders discussed ways to transition to more sustainable practices as part of the post-Covid-19 “new normal” for air travel.

Delta Inaugurates Flights Between Athens and Boston

Delta Air Lines has inaugurated flights between Athens and Boston Logan International Airport, the company’s third destination in Greece.

Turkish Airlines Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Flights to Athens

Turkish Airlines celebrated the 75th anniversary of its first flight to Athens, Greece - the first time the carrier carried its national flag on international skies - from Turkey.

Athens is Back: Scheduled Flights for Summer 2022 Showing Double-digit Rise

Athens is making a big comeback as a tourism destination this year with scheduled flights from its main source markets expected to show double-digit growth in summer 2022.

Athens Airport Sees Passenger Numbers Bouncing Back

Athens International Airport (AIA) is seeing its numbers begin to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels with its passenger traffic in April at 1.68 million, below the respective 2019 levels by just 15.5%.