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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.

Athens Airport Traffic Breaks Record with Over 24 Million Passengers in 2018

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) reached a new record in 2018 at 24.14 million, which is up by 11 percent compared to 2017.

AEGEAN and Athens Airport in OAG’s ‘Punctuality League 2019’ Report

Greek carrier AEGEAN and the Athens International Airport have been included in OAG’s “Punctuality League 2019” report for their on-time performance during the previous year.

Athens Airport Launches New App for Chinese Tourists

Athens International Airport (AIA) is among the first 'China-ready' airports in Europe, with the launch of a mobile app designed to help Chinese travelers in Athens.

European Commission Tables Air Traffic Measures in Case of ‘Hard Brexit’

In view of UK’s exit from the EU, the European Commission has proposed two legislative short-term measures aimed at limiting disruption to air traffic in case of a no-deal scenario.

Fly for a Child: Athens Airport and Lufthansa Group Join Forces for Children

Athens International Airport (AIA) and the Lufthansa Group airline members are inviting travelers this holiday season to “Fly for a Child” to support the “Together for Children” (Mazi gia to paidi) association.

Commission Approves Extension of Athens Airport Concession Deal

A bid by Athens International Airport SA for the 20-year extension of its concession agreement has been approved by the European Commission.

Athens Airport Among EU’s Leading 25

Athens International Airport (AIA) is among the leading 25 airports in Europe in terms of passenger traffic, according to data released by Eurostat.

Athens Airport Counts Over 1.6m Passengers in November

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) in November recorded a robust increase of 12.3 percent, reaching 1.62 million.

World’s Airports Seek Golden Ratio Between Growth and Sustainability

The golden ratio between growth and sustainability in the operation of airports, was analyzed during the 6th ACES – Athens 2018 Symposium held in the Greek capital.

IOBE Study: Athens Airport Significantly Contributes to Greek Economy Growth

The contribution of Athens International Airport to the Greek economy has significantly increased during the last six years, due to a sharp rise in air arrivals.