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EU Approves €110 Million Covid-19 Aid Package for Athens Airport

The European Commission has approved a 110-million-euro aid to compensate Athens International Airport for damages suffered due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Flight Activity at Athens Airport Picks Up Pace 

Athens International Airport has recovered 77% of total 2019 traffic so far and is up by 74% or 273 flights against last year, according to Eurocontrol. 

United Airlines Launches First Ever Nonstop Service Between Athens and Washington D.C.

United Airlines has launched the first ever nonstop flight between Athens, Greece, and Washington D.C. in the United States.

Emirates Resumes Daily Flights from Athens to New York

Emirates has resumed its daily direct connection to New York from Athens International Airport.

American Airlines Returns to Greece with Up to 3 Daily Flights to Athens from the US

American Airlines will return to Greece this summer with flights connecting Athens with the US cities of New York, Chicago and Philadelphia.

Athens Supports Tourism Industry Through Partnerships

The Municipality of Athens and its tourism partners are preparing for the reopening of Greek tourism in mid-May, aiming to provide the city’s visitors with safe experiences.

Greek Airports See Passenger Traffic Down for 13th Month in a Row

Passenger traffic at all of Greece’s airports was down for the 13th month in a row due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, according to data by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Athens Airport to Hold 3D Virtual Tours for Students

Athens International Airport is celebrating 20 years of operation and offering 3D guided tours of its premises to students from Greece and abroad.

Athens Invites Travelers to Greece with ‘Love Letters’

Aiming to attract travelers to the Greek capital, the "This is Athens & Partners" public-private tourism partnership has launched its “Love Letters from Athens” digital campaign.

Greece Extends Restrictions for Flights from Albania, North Macedonia and Catalonia

Greece has extended restrictions for all flights from Albania, North Macedonia and Catalonia until February 22.

Air France-KLM: Rules for Entry to the Netherlands and France

The Air France-KLM group has released useful information on the Covid-19 health rules that have been announced for entry to the Netherlands and France.

InfluencAIRs: Athens Airport Invites Passengers to Help Define Profile of ‘Today’s Traveler’

AIA is inviting air travelers to join its new group of InfluencAIRs in its aim to discover new travel trends and define the profile of today's traveler.

Covid-19: Athens Airport Scores High for Safe Travel

Athens International Airport (AIA) is in the top 10 of the world's safest airports on the Safe Travel Score for October 2020.

Athens Airport: Int’l Passenger Traffic Down by 72.3% in September

Substantially hit by the Covid-19 impact on air travel, international passenger traffic at Athens Airport in September was down by 72.3% compared to the same month last year.

Passenger Traffic Still Down at Athens Airport Due to Covid-19

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) in August was below the respective 2019 levels by 60.4%, amounting to some 1.2 million passengers.

Air Passenger Numbers in Athens Tumble in July

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) may have picked up in July, following dramatic drops in June and May, but figures still remain below the respective 2019 levels.

Greece Allows Flights from Albania, North Macedonia to Land Only at Athens Airport

Greece now permits all flights from Albania and North Macedonia to land only at Athens International Airport (AIA), as part of preventive measures against Covid-19.

Athens Airport to Offer Covid-19 Tests to Travelers

Athens International Airport (AIA) will offer Covid-19 testing to its staff and the traveling public as of August 5.

Athens Airport Among Most Efficient in the World

Athens International Airport (AIA) was included among the most efficient airports in the world at the 2020 ATRS Global Airport Efficiency Awards.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Announces Route to Athens

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the newest national airline of the United Arab Emirates will launch a route from Abu Dhabi to Athens starting on October 2.