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Covid-19: Guidelines Passengers Should Follow at Athens Airport

Covid-19 safety guidelines have been released for those travelling through Athens International Airport.

Athens Airport Passenger Traffic Tumbles by 61.3% in March

Passenger traffic at Athens Airport dropped by 61.3 percent in March 2020, compared to the same month last year, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on travel.

ACI World: Covid-19 a Blow to Global Airport Traffic, Revenue

The coronavirus outbreak is set to drive international airport passenger traffic volume down in the first quarter of 2020, according to ACI World.

Athens Airport Sees Healthy Rise in Jan-Feb 2020 Traffic

Athens International Airport (AIA) achieved a 4.3 percent increase in incoming traffic during the first two months of 2020 to 2.8 million passengers.

Singapore Promoted as the Miami of Asia at Athens Event

Singapore was promoted as the "Miami of Asia" during the "Fly Cruise Seminar" event for Greek travel agents that took place in Athens by Asian Aviation, Navigator Travel and Athens International Airport.

Domotel Kastri Stands Out as Business Hotel, Conference Venue

Domotel Kastri, located in the northern suburbs of Athens, stood out as a business hotel and conference venue and received honors in two award ceremonies held recently in Greece.

Greece Sees Int’l Arrivals Rise in 2019, Drop in Domestic Traffic

The number of international arrivals to Greece increased by 3.9 percent in 2019 to 21.5 million but domestic travel flows eased by 0.1 percent, according to SETE Intelligence (INSETE).

Athens and Thessaloniki Airports Welcome Most of Greece’s November Arrivals

The airports of Athens and Thessaloniki welcomed the majority of Greece's international air arrivals in November 2019.

Athens Hoteliers Call for New Strategy, Improved Tourism Policies

Hoteliers in Athens are calling for a new strategy and improved policies in order to meet current challenges and further enhance tourism in the Greek capital.

Greek Airports Welcome 54.5 Million Passengers in Jan-Sept 2019

A total of 54.5 million passengers went through Greek airports from January to September, marking a 4.8% increase compared to the same period last year.

Athens-Attica Hoteliers Join Forces with Airport for Tourism & Art

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronikos Hotel Association has joined forces with Athens International Airport (AIA) for the “The Stones Speak” series of cultural events.

TAIPED-owned 30% Stake in Athens Airport Up for Sale

Greece’s Economic Policy Council has decided to accelerate the sale of a 30 percent stake in Athens International Airport.

Athens’ Ancient Agora to Host Free Theater Performances

A number of theater performances will be held in September, in the Stoa of Attalos in the Ancient Agora of Athens, as part of “The Stones Speak” cultural program.

Athens Airport Ready to Host 4th Plane Pull Fundraiser

Athens International Airport will be hosting its 4th annual Plane Pull fundraiser on September 18, as part of its corporate social responsibility program.

Greek Authorities Address Air Traffic Control Delays

The Transport Ministry is looking to address the issue of flight delays at Athens International Airport (AIA) and at other facilities across Greece.

EU Approves Compensation for Connecting Flight Delays

A new EU ruling entitles air travelers to compensation of up to $700 if a connecting flight on the same reservation is delayed or cancelled.

Greek Airports Welcome 25.5m Travelers in H1 2019

Greek airports handled 25.5 million passengers in the first half of 2019, up by 5.3 percent compared to the same period a year ago.

Greek Airports Handle 17m Passengers in First Five Months of 2019

Greek airports handled 17 million passengers in the first five months of the year, recording a 5.6 percent rise against 2018.

Athens Gate Hotel Renovates Rooftop Restaurant and Blends Gastronomy with Stunning Views

The Athens Gate Hotel has renovated its rooftop restaurant and is inviting guests to experience high quality gastronomy combined with stunning views of the Greek capital's landmark monuments.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel to Host Wedding Expo

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel, near the Greek capital's airport, on June 19 will host a wedding exhibition under the title “Magnifique Weddings”.