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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.

Athens Airport: January Passenger Numbers On the Up

Passenger numbers at Athens International Airport (AIA) in January continued the successful course of the previous year, at 1.2 million.

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.