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Athens Airport Wins at Routes Europe 2015 Marketing Awards

Athens International Airport (AIA) ranked top at this year’s Routes Marketing Awards that took place on April 14 at the historic Castle Fraser in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Volotea Launches First of Five New Routes in Athens, Greece

Spanish airline Volotea on Friday launched its Athens-Venice flight from Athens International Airport, the first of five new routes from the Greek capital to five destinations.

Athens International Airport Collects ‘Airport of the Year’ Award

Athens International Airport (AIA) was named "Airport of the Year" in the 10-30 million passengers category at the Air Transport News (ATN) 2015 awards ceremony that took place in Geneva on Saturday.

International Day of Happiness, March 20: The ‘Wedding Singers’ to Perform Live at Athens ‘Musicport’

For the UN-proclaimed International Day of Happiness on March 20, the "Musicport" of Athens International Airport (AIA) will welcome the “Wedding Singers”, who promise a non-stop dance party with sounds from the 80s and 90s!

Athens Airport Awards Airlines for Top Performance in 2014

Athens International Airport (AIA) last week honored airlines that recorded the highest increases in passenger numbers on their scheduled flights to and from Athens in 2014.

Ryanair Announces New Routes, Finds Athens Airport Charges ‘Too High’

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair yesterday announced "strong bookings" on its six new Athens Summer 2015 routes to Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Rome, Santorini and Warsaw.

Athens Airport and Art-Athina Partner for Six Exhibitions

Athens International Airport (AIA) is teaming up with the Art-Athina International Exhibition of Contemporary Art to host six special exhibitions throughout the year.

Athens Airport Promotes Greek Capital at 2nd ACES Symposium

"The ACES Symposium - Athens is a unique initiative of its kind with particular importance for the airport but also for the city of Athens in general," the CEO of the Athens International Airport (AIA), Yiannis Paraschis, said in regards to the 2nd Airport Chief Executives’...

Athens Airport Launches Interactive Voting App for Reunification of Parthenon Marbles

Athens International Airport (AIA) has launched a new interactive application that gives visitors to the Greek capital the chance to express their opinion on the Parthenon Marbles dispute between Greece and Britain.

Volotea to Launch Five New Flights to and from Athens Next Year

Volotea, a Spanish short and medium haul airline linking small and medium sized cities, has landed at Athens International Airport (AIA) and is offering over 60,000 airline seats for 2015.

Visitors To Athens Invited To “Have Their Say” On Parthenon Marbles Dispute

Athens International Airport (AIA) will launch a new application that will give visitors of the city the chance to express their opinion, in an interactive way, on the Parthenon Marbles dispute between Greece and Britain.

Athens Airport Denies Dodging VAT Tax, Releases Information On The Matter

Athens International Airport (AIA) has denied recent media claims and reports about a pending legal dispute it has with the Greek Government concerning its VAT obligations.

August 2014: Airports In Athens & Mykonos Among Those With Highest Passenger Traffic In Europe

The airports in Athens and Mykonos are among the European airports that had the highest increase in passenger traffic for the month of August this year, according to data released recently by European airport trade body Airports Council International (ACI) Europe.

Athens Airport Receives Double Environmental Distinction

Athens International Airport (AIA) received significant environmental distinctions at the recent 2014 European Business Awards for the Environment.

New Campaign Invites Visitors To Greek Capital To “Become” Athenians

Visitors in the Greek capital are invited to "become" Athenians through a new international tourism promotion campaign named "I’m An Aθenian Too."

Athens Shines In Russia Via Airport Campaign

In the framework of the City Pair campaign Perhaψ you’re an Aθenian too, launched by Athens International Aiport (AIA), the Greek capital is "hosted" at eight airports in Russia.

Athens Airport Wins 2014 Top European Efficiency Excellence Award

Athens International Airport (AIA) was recently deemed the most efficient airport in Europe in the small/medium-size airport category, according to the Global Annual Benchmarking Report of the Air Transport Research Society (ATRS).

Athens Airport Nominated For World Routes Marketing Award 2014

Athens International Airport (AIA) has been nominated in this year's World Routes Marketing Awards, which are highly regarded as the most prestigious awards in the industry as they are voted for and judged by the airline network planning community.

May 2014: Greek Airports Among Those With Highest Passenger Traffic In Europe

The airports in Athens and Santorini are among the European airports that had the highest increase in passenger traffic in May 2014 compared with the same month last year.

Gulf Air Resumes Flights To Athens, Greece

Bahrain’s national carrier, Gulf Air, on 16 June celebrated the resumption of operations to Athens with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Athens International Airport (AIA).