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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”.

New ‘Azur Suites’ Aparthotel to Open in Glyfada

Azur Suites, a new aparthotel located in the suburb of Glyfada, on the Athenian Riviera, is ready to open its doors for the summer of 2019.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel Wins TripAdvisor’s ‘Hall of Fame’ Certificate

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel has received the “Hall of Fame” Certificate of Excellence by leading travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.

Greece’s Incoming Jan-April Airport Traffic Rises

Traffic through Greece’s airports marked an 8.4 percent rise in the first four months of the year, reaching over 10 million passengers, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Astir Beach Back in Action as Top Athenian Riviera Happening Spot

The historic Astir Beach is ready to welcome summer 2019 in true style with dozens of events, happenings, the finest food and drinks.

AirHelp: Athens Airport Ranks 3rd Among World’s Best

Athens International Airport has been ranked third in AirHelp’s 7th annual listing of the world’s best airports and airlines for 2019.

Croatia Airlines Celebrates 30 Years with Record Number of Passengers

Star Alliance member Croatia Airlines held an event in central Athens, marking its 30 years of service in air travel.

Greece Airport Traffic Up by 9% in Q1 2019

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports increased by 9 percent in the first three months of the year, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel Honored for Quality and Sustainability by TÜV Hellas

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel has been honored for its devotion to quality and sustainability by inspection body TÜV Hellas.

Air France, KLM Team Up with Sky Express for Flights to Greek Islands

Air France, KLM and Sky Express have signed an interline agreement, aiming to strengthen their commercial cooperation for flights between Paris, Amsterdam and the Greek islands.

Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Opens in Athens

The fully renovated Four Seasons Astir Palace Athens has officially opened its doors to welcome guests to the Athenian Rivera.