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Athens Airport Closes 2016 with Record 20.02 Million Passengers

Passenger numbers at Athens International Airport reached a new record high in 2016 at 20.02 million.

AIA Becomes the First Carbon Neutral Airport in Greece

Athens International Airport (AIA) has become the first airport in Greece to be classified as "carbon neutral".

Ryanair and Athens Airport Support ‘The Smile of the Child’ Through Christmas Initiative

Ryanair and Athens International Airport recently celebrated the "Your Wishes Fly" Christmas initiative in support of "The Smile of the Child" organization.

Tourism Partnership Launches to Promote Athens as Year-round Destination

A collaborative initiative has been launched to promote Athens as an attractive, year-round, city break tourism destination.

Athens Airport Sees Significant Rise in October Passenger Traffic

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) in October substantially exceeded the respective 2015 levels by 12.4 percent, amounting to 1.77 million passengers.

Ryanair Celebrates Carrying 6m Passengers at Athens Airport

Ryanair on October 26 celebrated carrying six million passengers to and from Athens International Airport since its first flight took off from there in April 2014.

Athens Airport Goes Blue to Honor Democracy

Athens International Airport (AIA) is participating in the “Blue Athens Initiative”, held on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, which is celebrated every year on September 15.

Sky Express to Launch Athens-Chios Service

Sky Express will launch flights from Athens to the Northeastern Aegean island of Chios as of October 1.

Passenger Traffic ‘Takes Off’ at Athens Airport in July

Passenger traffic continues to see a sizable growth at Athens International Airport (AIA).

Athens Airport Passenger Traffic Growth Stays Strong in June

Figures for June released by the Athens International Airport (AIA) confirmed continued rise in passenger traffic.

Blue Air Launches New Athens Flights to Turin and Constanta

Romanian airline Blue Air has launched new flights to both Turin and Constanta from Athens.

Ready for Takeoff: Aviation & Flight Academy Launches for Greek High School Students

Youngsters aged 14-16 will have the chance to sit in the pilot’s seat during the Hellenic American University Aviation & Flight Academy summer session which runs through to July 15.

European Airport Industry Comes to Athens for 26th ACI Europe General Assembly

The European airport industry will gather in Athens during June 20-22 for the 26th ACI Europe General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition hosted by Athens International Airport (AIA).

‘Theatricult’ Contest: Win Invitations to the Athens & Epidaurus Festival!

Athens International Airport (AIA) recently announced a contest for lovers of theater and culture, as part of its digital campaign “Speak Aθenian. Be an Aθenian.” and invites all to have a “Theatricult” experience in Athens.

Athens Airport: Six-month Paid Training Positions Available for 100 Young People

Athens International Airport (AIA) has announced the launch of the "Airport Praxis 2", a training programme that will offer 100 young people, between the ages of 19 to 29, the opportunity to work at the airport for a period up to six months.

Volotea Ready to Connect Athens with Mykonos and Mytilini

Volotea, the Spanish short and medium haul airline linking small and medium sized cities, is getting ready to launch routes from Athens to Mykonos and Mytilini (Lesvos) this month.

Athens Airport Reports Record Passenger Numbers for January-April

During the first four months of the year, the passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) reached the record levels of 4.92 million, equaling with an increase of 11 percent compared to 2015.

Athens Airport Ranks #1 at Routes Europe 2016 Marketing Awards

Athens International Airport (AIA) was once again the winner in the 4–20 million passengers category of the Routes Europe edition of the Routes 2016 Marketing Awards which were announced recently at ICE Kraków in Poland.

Athens Airport Announces Events to Get Visitors ‘Speaking Aθenian’ this Year

As of this month, the digital campaign for the Greek capital "Speak Aθenian. Be an Aθenian." will be "telling the story of the live Athenian experience" through a series of actions and initiatives at the airport and in the city.

American Airlines to Resume Seasonal Services from Athens to the United States

From May 6, American Airlines will resume seasonal services between Athens and Philadelphia in the United States.