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Athens Airport Receives ‘Fast Travel Gold Award’ by IATA

Athens Airport was awarded the “Fast Travel Gold Status” by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for adopting IATA's "Fast Travel" projects.

National Theater of Greece Goes to Athens Airport

The National Theater of Greece will will present extracts from the new musical performance “Momo” at Athens International Airport on Friday, September 22.

Passenger Traffic at Athens Airport Grows 8.1% in Jan-Aug

Athens airport serviced 14.5 million passengers in the first eight months of 2017, up 8.1 percent year-on-year, according to recent data by AIA.

AIA Introduces Online ‘Ticket Offers’ Service

In efforts to improve travel experience, the Athens International Airport (AIA) launched a new “Ticket Offers” service via its official website.

Germania Announces More Flights to Greece for 2018

German carrier Germania announced that it has revised its flight program for 2018 and will operate more flights to Greece.

Athens Airport Invites All to Journey to the Cycladic Islands’ Culture

Athens International Airport is hosting an exhibition that will give visitors to Greece a first idea of what the Cyclades were like in 3,000 B.C.

ATRS 2017: Athens Airport Honored for Efficiency and Cost Competitiveness

Athens International Airport was honored for its efficiency and cost competitiveness in the ATRS 2017 Global Airport Performance Benchmarking Task Force report.

Athens Mayor Says City’s Tourism a Great Success

The Greek capital's rise as a tourism destination this year is a great success, Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis said.

Passenger Traffic at Athens Airport Exceeds 2 Million Mark in June

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) presented a robust rise of 11.1 percent during June and reached 2.18 million.

Sofitel Athens Airport Receives ‘2017 Certificate of Excellence’ by TripAdvisor

The Sofitel Athens Airport and its “Karavi” restaurant were honored with the “2017 Certificate of Excellence” by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.

Scoot Launches Direct Service Between Singapore and Athens

Scoot, the low-cost airline of the Singapore Airlines Group, has launched long-haul services starting with non-stop flights between Singapore and Athens.

Athens Airport Sees Healthy Passenger Traffic Growth in May

Athens International Airport (AIA) served four percent more passengers in May to 1.87 million, compared to the same month last year.

Athens Airport Revamps Schengen / Non-Schengen Areas

Athens International Airport (AIA) has totally transformed its Schengen and non-Schengen areas, aiming to enhance the experience of travelers.

Greek Airports See 2016 Int’l Arrivals Rise by 7.4%

Greek airports saw international arrivals rise by 7.4 percent in 2016, compared with the year before, according to the research body of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) .

Volotea Adds More Capacity to Athens

Volotea, a Spanish short and medium haul airline, announced that it has increased capacity to Athens by 50 percent in comparison to last year.

Competition: AIA Looking for Innovative Ideas to Transform Airport Environment

Athens International Airport is inviting young minds to submit new business ideas that can be implemented in a real airport environment.

Volotea Offers Over 1,000 Flights from Athens in 2017

Volotea this year will be offering 120,000 seats and more than 1,000 flights from Athens, an increase that reaches 32 percent compared to 2016.

Athens Airport to Turn Lights Out to Mark Global Earth Hour

For the ninth year in a row, Athens International Airport will join the WWF’s global initiative “Earth Hour” on Saturday, March 25.

Emirates First Direct Flight from Athens to New York Takes Off

Emirates' much-awaited first direct flight to New York from Athens took off from Athens International Airport on Sunday, March 12.

Tango and Passion… at Athens International Airport!

A group of tangueros will put Athens Airport visitors and passengers in Valentine’s mood through a show celebrating the "reflections" of Argentinean tango.