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Athens Gains Ground as MICE Destination

Athens is gaining ground as a global MICE destination, according to the ICCA - International Congress and Conference Association 2018 list.

Volotea CEO: ‘Athens Base Launch Most Successful in Our History’

One year after the opening of Volotea's base in Athens, the carrier's CEO referred to it as "the most successful launch" in the airline's history.

AirHelp: Athens Airport Ranks 3rd Among World’s Best

Athens International Airport has been ranked third in AirHelp’s 7th annual listing of the world’s best airports and airlines for 2019.

Cyprus Airways Celebrates First Year in Athens and 77,000 Passengers

Cyprus Airways celebrated the one-year anniversary of its route from Athens to Larnaca, which flew some 77,000 passengers between the two cities.

Athens Revamp Phase 1 Complete, Says Mayor

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis recently presented a series of completed city upgrade projects, which are part of the municipality’s multi-phase urban regeneration program. 

Athens Airport Scoops Routes Europe 2019 Marketing Award

Airlines have honored Athens International Airport (AIA) with the Routes Europe 2019 Marketing Award in the over 20 million annual passenger category for its marketing activity over the last 12 months.

Athens Holds 1st Meeting with its ‘Partners’

With the common goal to establish Athens into a top tourism destination, the city's mayor opened the 1st executive council of 'This is Athens & Partners'.

This is Athens – Polis Initiative to Clean City Building Facades

Athens is set to get a much-needed facelift with the cleaning of dozens of building facades across town on the initiative of the "This is Athens - Polis" pilot program.

Athens International Airport Participates in WWF’s ‘Earth Hour’

For the eleventh year in a row, Athens International Airport joins WWF's global initiative “Earth Hour” on Saturday, March 30.

South Aegean Islands’ Beauties and Traditions on Show at Athens Airport

Athens Airport's "Fly me to the Moon" program will highlight the beauties and traditions of the South Aegean islands during a number of events scheduled to take place on March 29.

History of Greece’s National Theater on Display at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport and the National Theater of Greece are presenting a unique exhibition of the history of Greek theater and some of its landmark productions.

Athens Airport Applauds Airlines for their Development in 2018

AEGEAN, Ellinair, Emirates, Scoot, Gulf Air and Royal Jordanian were among the airlines honored at Athens International Airport's annual award ceremony for partners.

Athens Airport Invites All to a ‘Book Before the Flight’

Actively participating in the Athens World Book Capital events, Athens International Airport invites all travelers to indulge in a “Book Before the Flight”.

Athens Airport Passenger Traffic Up 11.3% in February

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) significantly increased in February by 11.3 percent and reached 1.32 million from 1.19 million during the same month last year.

Skyros Carnival Goes to Athens Airport

The renowned carnival of the Greek island of Skyros will make a "stop" at Athens Airport and put on a festive show on Friday, March 1.

Norwegian Launches Direct Athens – New York Flights for Summer 2019

Norwegian has announced direct flights between Athens International Airport (AIA) and New York’s JFK Airport for summer 2019.

AIA Tells ‘Tales of Athens’ with Children’s Art Exhibition

Athens International Airport (AIA) is hosting the “Tales of Athens” children's exhibition, in collaboration with the Museum of Greek Children’s Art.

Greece Breaks All Tourism Records, Welcomes 33 Million Travelers in 2018

A total of 33 million people visited Greece in 2018, generating more than 16 billion euros in revenues and breaking all performance records to date.

Traffic Through Greek Airports Hits Historic High in 2018

A total of 63.7 million travelers went through Greek airports on 532,631 flights in 2018, marking a historic high, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Athens Airport Concession Deal Stalled

AIA SA is calling on the relevant authorities to set a specific timeframe for the completion of the Athens International Airport concession agreement.