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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.

Saudia Connects Athens to Jeddah and Riyadh in Summer 2020

Saudia Airlines in summer 2020 will directly connect Athens, Greece, with both Jeddah and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.

Passenger Traffic Continues to Grow at Athens Airport

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) continued to grow in the first month of 2020, presenting a robust increase of 5.7 percent and reaching 1.47 million travellers.

Exhibition at Athens Airport Presents the Hills ‘West of the Acropolis’

The Athens International Airport is hosting an exhibition that presents the area of the hills located west of the Acropolis site in the Greek capital.

AIA Celebrates Ethiopian Airlines’ Return to Athens with Instagram Contest

Athens International Airport has launched an Instagram contest to celebrate the return of Ethiopian Airlines to the Greek market.

Athens Welcomes Back Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, has resumed flights between Addis Ababa and Athens, which now marks the carrier's 20th destination in Europe.

Athens Airport Presents the Christmas Traditions of Alexandroupolis

The Christmas traditions of Alexandroupolis will be on show at Athens International Airport during December 23 and 24.

Athens Airport Among EU’s Busiest in 2018

Athens International Airport (AIA) is ranked among the busiest airports in Europe in terms of total passengers carried in 2018, according to Eurostat.

Athens Airport Goes for Net Zero Carbon Emissions via ROUTE 2025

Athens International Airport (AIA) has announced “ROUTE 2025”, its official commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2025.

Volotea Celebrates its First Millionth Passenger in Athens

Volotea celebrated its one millionth passenger to Athens International Airport (AIA), since it began operating in the Greek capital in 2015.

Arta and its Legendary Stone Bridge on Show at Athens Airport

The Greek city of Arta, with its legendary stone bridge, is the 10th destination of Athens Airport’s “Fly me to the Moon-Sounds Greek to Me!” program.

Athens Keeps Guests Satisfied with Culture, Locals and Hotels, Says GBR

Athens' guests appear satisfied with the city's culture, locals and hotels, with the satisfaction index reaching 8.1/10 in 2019.
Yiannis Paraschis, CEO Athens International Airport
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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.