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Scoot Gives Greek Travel Agents an Aircraft Tour of its B787 Dreamliner

Singapore Airlines-owned Scoot and Athens International Airport (AIA) recently gave Greek travel agents an aircraft tour of the B787 Dreamliner.

ACI Europe: Athens Airport Dynamic Strong in August

Athens International Airport is maintaining a strong dynamic in terms of passenger traffic, which was up by 13.4 percent in August, according to European airport trade association ACI Europe.

Athens Expects Record 5.5 Million Tourists in 2018

A new record of 5.5 million tourist arrivals is expected for the Greek capital this year, according to figures presented during the Travel Trade Athens 2018 event.

Athens’ Occupancy Rates See Slight Increase Despite Sharp Rise in Airport Arrivals

Despite a sharp rise in tourist arrivals at Athens Airport during the first seven months of 2018, occupancy rates in Athens’ hotels only slightly increased by 3.6 percent.

Athens Airport Growing Bigger, New Works in Progress

Construction works to expand the main terminal of Athens International Airport (AIA) in view of ever growing numbers of travelers are currently under way.

American Airlines to Connect Athens with Chicago in 2019

American Airlines announced that it will launch a daily seasonal service to Athens in Greece from Chicago in the US for the 2019 summer season.

Greek Tourism Figures Soar to New Heights, Exceed Forecasts

Greece is aiming for a record tourism year with data revealing that an additional three million travelers went through the country’s airports in the first seven months of 2018.

ACI: First Half Traffic Through Europe Airports Up by 6.7%

Europe’s airports welcomed increased traffic in the first half of 2018 up by 6.7 percent with Athens International Airport (AIA) stronger by 11.4 percent.

Athens Airport Arrivals Continue on Steady Upward Trend

Athens International Airport (AIA) in July welcomed a strong passenger traffic increase of 11.3 percent, reaching 2.85 million.

Greek Tourism Creates Most Jobs in June

Accommodation and food services created the most new job openings in June, according to the Greek labor ministry's Ergani system.

Athens’ Museums and Sites Host Free Theatrical Performances

Athens' museums and sites are hosting theatrical performances with free admission, as part of “The Stones Speak” initiative of the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Greece Favorite Holiday Spot for the French

French travelers have got a soft spot for travel, with Greece topping their bucket list, pushing Spain and Italy to the side, according to a survey by tourism consultants Protourisme.

Athens Airport Welcomes Over 10 Million Passengers in Jan-June 2018

The Athens Airport welcomed more than 10 million passengers between January and June 2018, which is up by 11.1% compared to the same period in 2017.

Argo Travel Partners with Wedding Specialists

The Argo Travel Group and Karaververis Weddings/JK Events have entered into a partnership, aiming to expand their activities in the international market.

Scoot: Athens-Singapore Route Sees 80,000 Passengers in First Year

Scoot, the low-cost carrier of the Singapore Airlines Group, recently celebrated one year of operations in the Greek market during a special event held at Athens Airport.

Athens, Kefalonia, Corfu Airports See Impressive Rise in April Traffic

The airports of Athens, Kefalonia and Corfu recorded double-digit growth in passenger traffic in April, according to a report by ACI Europe.

Athens Mayor: City Break Visitor Numbers Soar by 600% Since 2013

Tourism arrivals to Athens are on the rise, with the number of city break visitors increasing by 600% since 2013, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Athens Targets French Travelers, Offers Exclusive Experiences

The Municipality of Athens has launched a digital campaign, in collaboration with Mastercard, aimed at attracting more French holidaymakers to the Greek capital.

‘When Pictures Paint a Thousand Words’ – Benaki Art Exhibition at AIA and Costa Navarino

Athens International Airport, Costa Navarino and the Benaki Museum have joined forces to exhibit works of renowned Greek artist Nikos Hatzikyriakos-Ghikas.

Athens Airport Ranks Second Globally on AirHelp Score 2018

Athens International Airport ranks second worldwide on AirHelp’s 2018 list of best airports based on quality of service, on-time performance, and claim processing.