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Greece Heightens Security at Ports, Airports Ahead of August 15 Holiday

Greek authorities have reinforced policing at ports and airports ahead of the August 15 holiday, which marks the largest mass exodus of the year.

Air Albania Connects Athens and Tirana with 4 Weekly Flights

Air Albania, the flag carrier of Albania, has launched four weekly flights between Athens and Tirana.

Volotea to Launch Flights Between Athens and Palermo in June

Spanish airline Volotea will launch of a new connection between the Greek city of Athens and Palermo, the capital of Sicily, from June 10.

Athens Evolving into Top Remote Work Destination, Says Minister

Athens is a city being transformed and among other things is emerging as an attractive destination for digital nomads, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Attica’s Coastal Area, Islands Still Unknown to Foreign Travelers

Attica’s coastal area and islands are still unknown to many of the Greek capital’s foreign visitors, according to a survey by GBR Consulting.

Attiki Odos: Toll-free Movement of Vehicles Until January 30

Vehicles entering the Attiki Odos, the major highway of Athens, will not be required to pay tolls until January 30.

International Travel Flows to Greece Continue Steady Trend

International arrivals to Greece are maintaining the momentum of previous months marking a 110.5% increase in September compared to the same month a year ago.

Athens Transport Organization Launches New Interactive Map for Commuters

The Athens Urban Transport Organization - OASA has launched an interactive map that has important information for commuters in the Greek capital.

July Brings More Traffic Through 14 Greek Regional Airports

Traffic through 14 regional Greek airports picked up pace in the first half of the year boosting performance for Fraport Group.

Eurocontrol: Greece Among Countries Gaining Back Flights

Air traffic appears to be approaching 2019 pre-Covid-19 levels with Greece moving up in terms of scheduled flights, Eurocontrol said in its latest report.

Sky express Launches Athens – Rome Service

SKY express has expanded its international network of destinations with the launch of a new direct service between Athens and Rome.

East Attica: Getting to Know Spata while Staying at the ‘Comfort Stay Airport Boutique Hotel’

When staying at the "Comfort Stay Airport Boutique Hotel", guests will have the opportunity to explore the Eastern Attica area.

Delta Resumes Daily Nonstop Flight Between Atlanta and Athens

US carrier Delta Air Lines will resume its nonstop daily flight from Atlanta, Georgia, to Athens, Greece, from July 2.

Volotea Resumes Operations from Athens

Volotea has resumed operations from its base at Athens Airport, which had remained closed for several months due to global Covid-19 travel restrictions.

May 2021 Flight and Passenger Traffic to Greece Improves

Incoming passenger traffic through Greece’s airports picked up this May marking a 673.4% increase compared to the same month in 2020.

New Stations for Athens Metro Line 3 Ready by Summer 2022

Three new stations of the Athens metro line 3 will open to commuters by the summer of 2022, according to Greek Transport Minister Kostas Karamanlis.

Blue Air Now Operating 17 Weekly Frequencies to 5 Greek Destinations

Blue Air is operating 17 weekly frequencies from Romania to five Greek destinations as part of its 2021 summer schedule.

Athens Airport Sees Strong Travel Demand for Summer 2021, Expects Rise in Arrivals

The reopening of tourism in Greece and the strong demand for Greek destinations are expected to positively affect arrival numbers at Athens International Airport this summer.

Comfort Stay Airport Boutique Hotel Opening on June 1

The Comfort Stay Airport Boutique Hotel in Spata, Eastern Attica, is preparing to open its doors and receive guests as of June 1.

Covid-19 Still Keeps Passenger Traffic Down at Athens Airport

The Covid-19 pandemic and global travel restrictions in March kept passenger traffic at Athens International Airport below last year's levels.