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Tourism Promotion of Athens on Agenda of Talks Between Ministry, City’s Airport

Ways to further promote Athens as a tourism destination were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias and Athens Airport CEO Yiannis Paraschis.

Athens Airport Sees Slowdown in September’s Passenger Traffic

Athens International Airport (AIA) saw its passenger traffic in September slow down compared to the improvement recorded during the peak summer period of July and August.

Delta: Direct Flights from Boston to Athens in Summer 2022

Delta Air Lines will launch a new nonstop service from Boston in the United States to Athens, Greece, in the summer of 2022.

Athens International Airport Appoints Riccardo Lambiris as New Chairman

Riccardo Lambiris has been appointed as the new chairman of Athens International Airport's (AIA) Board of Directors.

Athens Airport Chairman George Aronis Passes Away

George Aronis, a renowned Greek banker and the chairman of the Board of Directors of Athens International Airport (AIA), passed away on September 10.

Athens Airport Sees Passenger Demand Pick Up in August

Although still affected by the Covid-19 impact on air travel, Athens Airport in August handled some 2.11 million passengers, an increase of 75.3% compared to 2020.

Athens Airport Hosts ‘Dress Like a Greek’ Exhibition

Athens Airport and the Benaki Museum present an exhibition dedicated to the official costumes introduced in Greece after the 1821 Greek War of Independence.

Athens Airport Among Best in Southern Europe for 2021

Athens International Airport ranks fifth on the list of the “Best Airports in Southern Europe for 2021” that was recently released by Skytrax.

Athens Airport Sees Summer 2021 Supporting its Progressive Recovery from Covid-19

The lifting of movement restrictions since mid-May 2021 and the peak summer holiday period are supporting a progressive recovery for Athens International Airport (AIA).

SKY express Begins Direct Athens-London Flights

SKY express now brings London even closer to Athens with direct flights every day of the week except Saturdays.

Athens Airport Gets ‘Prix Versailles’ Nomination for South Wing Expansion

Athens International Airport (AIA) has been chosen as one of six finalists in the World Selection for the Prix Versailles Airports 2021 for its South Wing expansion.

EU Approves €110 Million Covid-19 Aid Package for Athens Airport

The European Commission has approved a 110-million-euro aid to compensate Athens International Airport for damages suffered due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Flight Activity at Athens Airport Picks Up Pace 

Athens International Airport has recovered 77% of total 2019 traffic so far and is up by 74% or 273 flights against last year, according to Eurocontrol. 

United Airlines Launches First Ever Nonstop Service Between Athens and Washington D.C.

United Airlines has launched the first ever nonstop flight between Athens, Greece, and Washington D.C. in the United States.

Emirates Resumes Daily Flights from Athens to New York

Emirates has resumed its daily direct connection to New York from Athens International Airport.

American Airlines Returns to Greece with Up to 3 Daily Flights to Athens from the US

American Airlines will return to Greece this summer with flights connecting Athens with the US cities of New York, Chicago and Philadelphia.

Athens Supports Tourism Industry Through Partnerships

The Municipality of Athens and its tourism partners are preparing for the reopening of Greek tourism in mid-May, aiming to provide the city’s visitors with safe experiences.

Greek Airports See Passenger Traffic Down for 13th Month in a Row

Passenger traffic at all of Greece’s airports was down for the 13th month in a row due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, according to data by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Athens Airport to Hold 3D Virtual Tours for Students

Athens International Airport is celebrating 20 years of operation and offering 3D guided tours of its premises to students from Greece and abroad.

Athens Invites Travelers to Greece with ‘Love Letters’

Aiming to attract travelers to the Greek capital, the "This is Athens & Partners" public-private tourism partnership has launched its “Love Letters from Athens” digital campaign.