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Greek Airports See Over 1.2 Million Passengers in January

During the first month of 2022, Greek airports saw more than 1.2 million passengers, an increase of 223.6% compared to January 2021, but still below the respective 2019 levels before the Covid-19 crisis.

US Airline Companies to Start Direct Flights to Greece Early this Year

American airline companies this summer are expected to operate 14 direct flights every week between eight large US airports and Athens.

Volotea Announces New Route from Athens to Bilbao

Volotea will fly from Athens to Bilbao from next spring, connecting for the first time a Spanish city to the Greek capital.

Greek 12-month Airport Traffic Up 80.9% in 2021

Greece’s airports saw activity gather momentum in 2021 with 12-month passenger traffic up by 80.9% compared to the same period in 2020.

Athens International Airport Ends Year with 12.35 Million Passengers

For the year 2021, Athens International Airport’s passenger count was 12.35 million, representing a 51.7 percent decrease from 2019.

Cyprus Airways Restarts Flights to Athens

Cyprus Airways has resumed service to Athens and will operate three weekly flights from the Greek capital city to Larnaca.

Athens Airport Passes 10 Million Passenger Mark in Jan-Oct

Athens International Airport (AIA) is seeing a gradual growth in passenger traffic although numbers are still lagging behind compared to 2019.

Athens International Airport Wins at ACI Europe 2021 Awards

Athens International Airport (AIA) shined in the “25-40 Million Passengers” category at ACI Europe’s Best Airport Awards 2021.

Greece Hopes to Become Frontrunner in Sustainable Tourism

Greece is aiming to become a leader in sustainable tourism development, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said at the 1st Athens ESG & Climate Crisis Summit.

Tourism Promotion of Athens on Agenda of Talks Between Ministry, City’s Airport

Ways to further promote Athens as a tourism destination were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias and Athens Airport CEO Yiannis Paraschis.

Athens Airport Sees Slowdown in September’s Passenger Traffic

Athens International Airport (AIA) saw its passenger traffic in September slow down compared to the improvement recorded during the peak summer period of July and August.

Delta: Direct Flights from Boston to Athens in Summer 2022

Delta Air Lines will launch a new nonstop service from Boston in the United States to Athens, Greece, in the summer of 2022.

Athens International Airport Appoints Riccardo Lambiris as New Chairman

Riccardo Lambiris has been appointed as the new chairman of Athens International Airport's (AIA) Board of Directors.

Athens Airport Chairman George Aronis Passes Away

George Aronis, a renowned Greek banker and the chairman of the Board of Directors of Athens International Airport (AIA), passed away on September 10.

Athens Airport Sees Passenger Demand Pick Up in August

Although still affected by the Covid-19 impact on air travel, Athens Airport in August handled some 2.11 million passengers, an increase of 75.3% compared to 2020.

Athens Airport Hosts ‘Dress Like a Greek’ Exhibition

Athens Airport and the Benaki Museum present an exhibition dedicated to the official costumes introduced in Greece after the 1821 Greek War of Independence.

Athens Airport Among Best in Southern Europe for 2021

Athens International Airport ranks fifth on the list of the “Best Airports in Southern Europe for 2021” that was recently released by Skytrax.

Athens Airport Sees Summer 2021 Supporting its Progressive Recovery from Covid-19

The lifting of movement restrictions since mid-May 2021 and the peak summer holiday period are supporting a progressive recovery for Athens International Airport (AIA).

SKY express Begins Direct Athens-London Flights

SKY express now brings London even closer to Athens with direct flights every day of the week except Saturdays.

Athens Airport Gets ‘Prix Versailles’ Nomination for South Wing Expansion

Athens International Airport (AIA) has been chosen as one of six finalists in the World Selection for the Prix Versailles Airports 2021 for its South Wing expansion.