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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.

Flynas: New Direct Flights from Saudi Arabia to Athens

Low-cost carrier flynas will launch new direct flights from Saudi Arabia to European destinations, including Athens, for the summer season.

AirHelp: Air Travelers Still Don’t Know Their Rights

The majority of travelers using air transportation appear to have little knowledge of their rights, according to a recent survey released by legal experts AirHelp.

EU Court Rules Airlines Must Compensate for Delays, Cancellations

Flyers can now demand compensation of up to 600 euros from airlines even in cases of strike or delay, according to a decision by Europe’s highest court.

Shipping Minister: Lavrio Can Grow into Yachting, Cruise, Trade Hub

Lavrio can evolve into a yachting and cruise hub once the suburban railway links the port with the Athens Airport, Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroublis said.

Argo Travel Announces Grigoris Papapetrou as Business Development Director

Argo Travel Group has appointed Grigoris Papapetrou, an executive with a long experience in the travel market, as its business development director.

Athens Airport – Piraeus Port Train Line to Launch in February

Getting from Athens International Airport to Piraeus Port will as of February take approximately one hour thanks to the launch of a new train line.

Airline Executives Express Concerns Over Travel in post-Brexit Era

Airline executives are calling on the UK to come up with a post-Brexit regulation policy in order for the industry to continue operating as normal, following the country's exit from the EU.

Athens Airport Sees Strong Increase in November 2017 Passenger Traffic

Athens International Airport's (AIA) passenger traffic in November presented a strong increase of 8.7 percent, reaching 1.45 million, compared to the same month in 2016.

Fraport Greece Aiming for Direct Flights from Asian, Arab Markets

Riding the momentum of growing tourist flows, Fraport Greece aims to boost direct flights from Asian and Arab markets to Thessaloniki airport.

Athens Promoted as City Break Destination at WTM 2017

Athens was promoted as a city break destination by the City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB), during the WTM London 2017 expo.

Ryanair Heavy Maintenance Recruitment Day Athens, November 29

Ryanair is seeking suitable candidates to become part of its team and will hold a Recruitment Day on November 29 in Athens, Greece.

Athens Airport Management Plans to Invest €400m in Upgrades

Athens International Airport's operator has announced plans to put 400 million euros into the upgrade of the airport, over the next five years.

Athens Airport Among EU’s 30 Busiest in 2016

Athens Airport was among the 30 busiest airports in the EU in 2016 handling increased traffic by 10.6 percent, according to data released by Eurostat.

Greece’s Monika to Sing at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport's cultural program “Fly me to the Moon” will welcome Greek singer Monika, on Friday, October 13.

‘Sofitel Wine Days 2017’ Fascinate Travelers in Athens

Sofitel Athens Airport is participating in the “Sofitel Wine Days 2017", the group's global initiative taking travelers on a round-the-world tour of wines.

Costa Navarino Hosts ‘Cultural Weekend’ on Fashion and Tradition

Costa Navarino, located in Messinia in the Peloponnese, on October 20-22 will host a “Cultural Weekend” dedicated to fashion and tradition.

Athens Airport Gets 20-year Concession Extension

Athens International Airport’s concession to run the country’s largest airport for the next 20 years has received the green light.

Air China to Link Beijing with Athens in September

Air China will be connecting Athens with Beijing as of September 30 with two direct flights per week, the Chinese embassy said this week.

Athens Greeters Welcome Tourists, Offer Information

The Athens Greeters have taken their spots across the city and are ready to welcome tourists and introduce them to the diverse offerings of the Greek capital.