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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Yiannis Paraschis, CEO, Athens International Airport

Athens International Airport CEO Yiannis Paraschis shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Lauda Starts New Athens-Vienna Route

Austria's low-cost airline Lauda has launched a daily direct connection from Athens, Greece, to Vienna, the most livable city on the planet.

Royal Air Maroc Continues Athens-Casablanca Route for Winter Season

Royal Air Maroc will continue its direct Athens-Casablanca route during winter 2019-2020, following its successful performance in the summer.

KLM Marks Centenary with Bike Ride at Athens Airport

KLM recently turned 100 years old and in Greece celebrated with a bike ride for its friends at Athens International Airport.
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Air China Adds Extra Athens – Beijing Direct Flight to Meet High Demand

Air China is increasing its direct Athens-Beijing service from two to three flights per week in order to meet high travel demand.

Acropolis Museum Hosts Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Theater

The Acropolis Museum in Athens every week is hosting masterpieces of ancient Greek theater, as part of "The Stones Speak" cultural program.

Greece in Top 5 Markets Contributing to Alitalia’s Sales

Greece is among the top 5 markets contributing to Alitalia’s sales, according to the airline's country manager for Greece, George Athanassiou.

Athens Airport Honored at ‘World Routes’ Awards for 18th Year

Athens International Airport has been honored for the 18th year at the prestigious “World Routes 2019” airport marketing awards.

Three Greek Airports Listed Among Europe’s Top 10 for Tardiness

Three airports in Greece - Mykonos, Santorini and Athens - have been listed by AirHelp among Europe’s top 50 in terms of flight delays.

AirHelp: Greece Flight Delays, Cancellations Up by 7%

Three in 10 flights departing from Greece, were either delayed or cancelled in the first seven months of the year, an AirHelp report reveals.

Athens Airport Sees Record Number of Passengers in August

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) reached a monthly record in August, at 3.04 million, up by 5.2 percent compared to 2.88 million during the same month in 2018.

Passenger Traffic at Athens Airport Up in July

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) recorded a healthy increase in July by 4.5 percent and reached 2.98 million from 2.85 million during the same month last year.

Turkish Airlines Awarded by Athens Airport for High Aggregate Growth

Turkish Airlines was awarded by Athens International Airport (AIA) for its high growth and contribution to the development of the Greek aviation market.

Athens Airport’s Call Center Wins Award for Offering Excellent Services

Athens International Airport’s call center was honored with the silver award at the Teleperformance Greece Customer Service Awards 2018.

EU Approves Compensation for Connecting Flight Delays

A new EU ruling entitles air travelers to compensation of up to $700 if a connecting flight on the same reservation is delayed or cancelled.

AirBaltic Extends Athens – Riga Seasonal Routes to December

AirBaltic is extending its seasonal routes between Riga and Athens until December 1, aiming to meet the increasing demand for travel between the two countries.

Athens Airport Presents its Top ‘Green’ Milestones

Athens International Airport (AIA) presented the steps it has been taking towards a better environment since it first opened its doors in 1996.

Scoot Marks Two Years of Athens to Singapore Route

Scoot recently celebrated the two-year anniversary of its Athens-Singapore route, on which it carried some 150,000 passengers since its launch.

Sky Express Signs Interconnection Agreement with Middle East Airlines

Sky Express has signed an agreement with Middle East Airlines, allowing the passengers of Lebanon's national carrier to travel across its network of 32 domestic destinations.

Air Europa Connects Athens with Madrid for Summer 2019

Air Europa will launch a new direct route from Athens to Madrid that will operate two times per week during the summer season.