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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.

Ellinair ‘Highly Commended’ as Fastest Growing Airline in Greek Market for 2018

Ellinair was highly commended as the fastest growing airline in the domestic market for 2018, during the 19th Airline Marketing Workshop recently held by Athens Airport.

Costa Navarino: 3rd Messinia Pro-Am Golf Tournament Program

The program of the 3rd Messinia Pro-Am golf tournament in Greece, to be held between February 20-23 at Costa Navarino, has been announced.

Top Athletes from 20 Countries to Join 3rd Messinia Pro-Am Golf Tournament

Professional and amateur athletes from over 20 countries will participate in the 3rd international Messinia Pro-Am golf tournament to run February 20-23 at Costa Navarino.

Traffic Through Greek Airports Hits Historic High in 2018

A total of 63.7 million travelers went through Greek airports on 532,631 flights in 2018, marking a historic high, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Greece’s November Visitors Opt for Athens

Athens was the top destination of choice for visitors in Greece from Germany, the UK and Italy in November 2018, according to data by InSETE.

European Commission Tables Air Traffic Measures in Case of ‘Hard Brexit’

In view of UK’s exit from the EU, the European Commission has proposed two legislative short-term measures aimed at limiting disruption to air traffic in case of a no-deal scenario.

Greek 11-month Airport Traffic Up by 10.1%, Flights by 9.9%

Greece’s airports recorded a “historic high” in passenger traffic during January-November 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Epirus’ Music, Traditions and Flavors ‘Arrive’ at Athens Airport

As part of its "Fly me to the moon" program, Athens International Airport will introduce the destination of Epirus to travelers and guests.

Skyscanner Reveals Best Black Friday Travel Bargains for Greece

Travel site Skyscanner is inviting Greek travelers to discover the best Black Friday flight deals 2018 for their next holiday.

Greece 10-month Air Arrivals Mark Historic High

Air traffic to Greece is stronger than ever with an additional 680,000 passengers going through Greek airports during January-October 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Brexit Draft Passes First Hurdle, EC Proposes Vise-free Travel for Brits

A draft agreement laying out the terms of Britain’s exit from the European Union on March 29, has passed the first hurdle getting approval from the UK cabinet.

Ministry Urges STASY to Reinstate Direct Athens Airport Metro Service

The Greek transport ministry is calling for Urban Rail Transport Company STASY to reinstate a metro route that takes commuters directly to the Athens Airport.