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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.

Oman Air Begins Flights Between Athens and Muscat

Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has launched its new daily Athens-Muscat route between Greece and Oman.

Athens Gains Ground as MICE Destination

Athens is gaining ground as a global MICE destination, according to the ICCA - International Congress and Conference Association 2018 list.

Volotea CEO: ‘Athens Base Launch Most Successful in Our History’

One year after the opening of Volotea's base in Athens, the carrier's CEO referred to it as "the most successful launch" in the airline's history.

AirHelp: Athens Airport Ranks 3rd Among World’s Best

Athens International Airport has been ranked third in AirHelp’s 7th annual listing of the world’s best airports and airlines for 2019.

Cyprus Airways Celebrates First Year in Athens and 77,000 Passengers

Cyprus Airways celebrated the one-year anniversary of its route from Athens to Larnaca, which flew some 77,000 passengers between the two cities.

Athens Revamp Phase 1 Complete, Says Mayor

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis recently presented a series of completed city upgrade projects, which are part of the municipality’s multi-phase urban regeneration program. 

Athens Airport Scoops Routes Europe 2019 Marketing Award

Airlines have honored Athens International Airport (AIA) with the Routes Europe 2019 Marketing Award in the over 20 million annual passenger category for its marketing activity over the last 12 months.

Athens Holds 1st Meeting with its ‘Partners’

With the common goal to establish Athens into a top tourism destination, the city's mayor opened the 1st executive council of 'This is Athens & Partners'.