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Air Passenger Numbers in Athens Tumble in July

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) may have picked up in July, following dramatic drops in June and May, but figures still remain below the respective 2019 levels.

Greece Allows Flights from Albania, North Macedonia to Land Only at Athens Airport

Greece now permits all flights from Albania and North Macedonia to land only at Athens International Airport (AIA), as part of preventive measures against Covid-19.

Athens Airport to Offer Covid-19 Tests to Travelers

Athens International Airport (AIA) will offer Covid-19 testing to its staff and the traveling public as of August 5.

Athens Airport Among Most Efficient in the World

Athens International Airport (AIA) was included among the most efficient airports in the world at the 2020 ATRS Global Airport Efficiency Awards.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Announces Route to Athens

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the newest national airline of the United Arab Emirates will launch a route from Abu Dhabi to Athens starting on October 2.

Athens Airport Gives Travelers a Warm Welcome – Video

As Greece officially opened to travel on Monday, June 15, Athens International Airport (AIA) gave travelers a very warm welcome.

AIA, AEGEAN Among First to Test EASA Covid-19 Health-safe Measures

Athens Airport and AEGEAN are among Europe’s first aviation companies to have signed up to EASA's charter for the return to normal operations in the aftermath of Covid-19.

Flights at Athens Airport Gradually Pick Up as Domestic Travel Returns

Flights at Athens Airport are gradually increasing, according to Greek Infrastructure and Transport Minister Kostas Karamanlis.

Qatar Airways: Statement on Passengers Tested Positive for Covid-19 in Athens

Qatar Airways has issued a statement regarding the 12 passengers of flight QR203 who tested positive for Covid-19 at Athens Airport.

Holiday Inn Athens – Attica Ave. Airport West Reopens on June 9

The Holiday Inn Athens - Attica Ave. Airport West hotel is ready to open its doors on June 9 and welcome visitors to the Greek capital.

Greece Extends Flight Ban for Italy, Spain, UK and The Netherlands

The ban on flights between Greece and four countries - Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and The Netherlands - has been extended until June 14.

Covid-19: Traffic at Athens Airport Hits Rock Bottom in April

Athens International Airport (AIA) saw traffic in April 2020 hit “rock bottom”, being 98.9% below the respective 2019 levels due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Europe’s Hard-hit Aviation Industry Calls on EU to ‘Act Now’

Europe’s aviation stakeholders are ringing alarm bells calling on EU lawmakers to take action now and protect the industry as the Covid-19 crisis pushes ahead.

Athens Airport Lights Up in Greek Colors

In celebration of Greek Independence Day, celebrated on March 25, Athens International Airport (AIA) lit up in Greece's blue and white colors.

Useful Info on Covid-19 and Travel via Athens Airport

Athens International Airport has included a special section on its website with useful information regarding travel to/from Athens during the coronavirus pandemic.

Airlines Honored for Top 2019 Performance at Athens Airport

The airlines that achieved the fastest development at Athens International Airport (AIA) during 2019 were awarded at a special ceremony in Athens.

Benaki Museum’s Toys on Display at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport is hosting an exhibition of toys from the collection of the Benaki Toy Museum.

Ellinair Once Again Recognized for Fastest Growth in Greek Market

Ellinair was once again highly commended as the fastest growing airline in the Greek market, during the 20th Airline Marketing Workshop held by Athens International Airport (AIA).

4th Messinia Pro-Am Attracts Golfers from 20 Countries

Professional and amateur athletes from a total of 20 countries took part in the 4th Messinia Pro-Am golf tournament held at Costa Navarino.

Cyprus Airways Supports Growth Plans with Addition of Airbus Plane to Fleet

Cyprus Airways has announced the launch of its new Athens-Paphos route and the addition of an Airbus A319 aircraft to its fleet to support its growth plans.