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Greece Sees Rise In Arrivals In Almost All Main Airports In 2013

Tourism in Greece bounced back last year after dismal 2012 figures, according to recently released data from the country’s main airports covering the January-December 2013 period.

Ryanair To Open New Hubs In Athens, Thessaloniki

Dublin-based Ryanair announced on 14 January the opening of its second and third Greek hubs in Athens and Thessaloniki respectively. The hubs are part of a $280 million investment in Greece.

The Greek Way: SkyGreece To Launch Athens-New York Route As Of June 2014

"The creation of the new airline SkyGreece was a reaction by us Greeks living abroad," the carrier's founder and chairman, Father Nicholas Alexandris, said on 4 February in Athens.

Athens Airport Celebrates Valentine’s Day

On the occasion of Valentine's Day on Friday, 14 February, Athens International Airport will host the Opera Chaotique group in a "Perform in Art" show about the poetic side of love for life, leading to an infinite range of possibilities.

“Secrets Of Greece” Are Unveiled At Athens Airport

Athens International Airport is displaying the theme cultural expeditions of Geo Routes & Aegean Routes in a photo-exhibition entitled "Secrets of Greece."

Brussels Airlines Resumes Athens Flights After Two-Year Absence

Brussels Airlines, the flag carrier of Belgium, has announced a resumption of services to Athens, Greece, after a two-year absence.

“Dora Stratou” At Athens Airport

The Athens International Airport will welcome the Dora Stratou Dance Theater at its "Musicport" and give domestic and international travelers the chance to enjoy Greek traditional music and rhythms like syrtaki, chasaposerviko, zeibekiko and chasapiko.

Athens Airport Launches A “Journey” To Lefka Ori Mountains On Crete

Athens International Airport invites travelers and airport visitors to a unique photo journey that displays the rare beauty, diversity, and enormous ecological capital of the Lefka Ori mountains on Crete.

Gulf Air Launches Double Miles Promotion to Athens, Greece

Gulf Air recently launched a "Double Miles" promotion giving its FalconFlyer Program members the opportunity to earn double miles when flying to the airline’s newest destination, Athens.

Imam Baildi Live At Athens MusicPort

On Thursday 29 May, Greek band Imam Baildi will perform live at the "MusicPort" of the Athens International Airport, taking passengers and airport visitors οn a musical journey filled with vintage sounds and many more surprises.

EU Rules On Airport Charges Discussed In Greece

The airports in Athens and Heraklion, Crete, are among the 75 airports in Europe that have been called to follow a set of EU rules on airport charges as mentioned in a directive launched in 2011 by the European Commission.

Deadline To Extend For Greek Regional Airport Bids

The deadline for the submission of expressions of interest in the tender launched for the privatization of Greece's regional airports is expected to be extended until the end of July.

ACI Awards 2014: Athens Airport Wins Coveted Title Of “Best Airport in Europe”

Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" has been recognized as the best European airport in the "10 – 25 million passenger" category at the 10th Annual ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards held recently in Frankfurt.

Transavia In Greek Travel Market: 60% Growth Seat Capacity To Netherlands, France In 2014 has performed a considerable growth in its seat capacity in Greece in 2014.

China Reaffirms Interest To Acquire Majority Stake In Athens Airport

The Association of Chinese Business Groups reaffirmed its interest in acquiring the majority stake in Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" in a meeting with Greek Deputy Development Minister Notis Mitarakis on 3 June in the Greek capital.

Survey: Athens Gains Popularity As City Break Destination

Athens' popularity is on the up this season as tourists from traditional and emerging markets are increasing and staying longer, according to the fourth part of a survey carried out at Athens International Airport by the Region of Attica in May.

Athens, Greece, Sees More Arrivals In July

The impressive increase of arrivals at Athens International Airport since the beginning of the year continued in July.

Europe’s Airports Welcomed 5.5% More Passengers During First Half Of 2014

Passenger traffic at Europe’s airports grew by 5.5 percent from January to end June this year, European airport trade body Airports Council International (ACI) Europe reported recently.

Awards & World Recognition For Greece In Summer 2014

During the summer, Greece received various industry awards and recognition for excellence in regards for sites, hotels, restaurants, sustainability, etc. The following are some of Greece's most important accolades.

Athens Airport Presents Gypsy Jazz And Swing To Travelers

Athens International Airport's "MusicPort" will welcome Gadjo Dilo on Friday 19 September. The band will take passengers and airport visitors οn a musical journey through Gypsy Jazz and Swing tunes a la grec.