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Athens Airport Aims to ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’

Athens International Airport (AIA) has launched the “Beat Plastic Pollution” campaign, aiming to limit the use of plastics on the airport premises.

Greek Aviation Society Conference Explores Future Challenges

The impact of new technologies on aviation and airport infrastructure were the focus of the Hellenic Aviation Society's 5th conference held at Athens International Airport (AIA).

Dolce Attica Riviera Celebrates Official Opening with Big Party and Fireworks

The Dolce Attica Riviera hotel in Vravrona celebrated its official opening with a big party, live music and an impressive display of fireworks.

Athens Airport Announces 3rd Aviation and Flight Academy for Students

Athens International Airport and the Hellenic American University will hold the 3rd Aviation and Flight Academy for high school students during June 25-July 13.

Athens Airport Sees April Arrivals Up by 13.6%

Arrivals at Athens International Airport (AIA) increased by 13.6 percent in April compared to the same month in 2017 and reached 1.87 million.

Volotea Opens New Base in Athens, Greece

Volotea has inaugurated its new base in Athens, where a Boeing 717 will be permanently based and 30 local jobs have been created.

Athens Evolves into City Break Favorite, Tourist Flows Rise

Tourist flows to Athens are on the rise with the Greek capital establishing itself as one of Southeastern Europe’s favorite city break destinations, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Mega Airlines Studies Honored as Top Authorized Training Center by IATA

Greek educational organization Mega Airlines Studies once again has been honored as Europe Top Performing Authorized Training Center by IATA.

Ryanair Celebrates 10 Million Passengers at Athens Airport

Ryanair threw a party in Athens to celebrate carrying 10 million passengers to and from Athens International Airport (AIA) since its first flight in April 2014.

Hoteliers Call on Ryanair to Re-examine Chania Base Termination

Chania hoteliers are calling on low-cost carrier Ryanair to re-examine its decision to shut down its base at Chania Airport on Crete.

Ryanair to Reduce Greek Domestic Flights, Close Base at Chania Airport

Ryanair has announced plans to reduce its domestic Greek flights and also close its base in Chania Airport on Crete.

AIA Named ‘Best Airport in Southern Europe’ by Skytrax

Athens International Airport (AIA) has been named “Best Airport in Southern Europe” at the Skytrax 2018 World Airport Awards.

Athens Airport Counts Over 1.5m Passengers in March 2018

In March 2018, Athens International Airport (AIA) recorded a strong rise with 1.52 million passengers, an increase of 10.4 percent.

Wizz Air Launches Seven New Routes from Athens

Hungarian carrier Wizz Air has launched operations from Athens, aiming to bring affordable air travel services to Greek customers.

AIA Honors Airlines for 2017 Performance at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport (AIA) has honored airlines that recorded the fastest development and the highest increases in passenger volumes in their scheduled services during 2017.

AIA Hosts ‘Images of Athens’ Exhibition from Benaki Museum

Athens International Airport (AIA) is hosting an exhibition titled “Images of Athens from Benaki Museum’s Photographic Archives” until July 15.

Cyprus Airways Returns to Athens with Flights from Larnaca

The relaunched carrier Cyprus Airways has announced that it will resume flights from Larnaca to Athens International Airport from March 29.

Experiencing 72 hours of Athens with ‘Wanderlust Greece’ – Video

Wanderlust Greece, the digital travel campaign of Marketing Greece, reveals the diverse experiences visitors in Athens can enjoy in 72 hours.

Chinese Travelers Keen on Greece, Tourist Visas up by 50%

All the more Chinese travelers have their sights on visiting Greece, with the number of tourist visas issued in the first two months of 2018 up by 53.5 percent.

‘Athens Tourism Partnership’ Enters Second Phase

The “Athens Tourism Partnership” initiative, launched by the City of Athens, AEGEAN and Athens International Airport (AIA), has entered into its second phase.