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Athens Roadworks Bring Greek God Hermes to the Surface

An intact bust of the ancient Greek god Hermes was found at a depth of 1.30 meters during roadworks in central Athens.

Athens Airport Gives Travelers a Warm Welcome – Video

As Greece officially opened to travel on Monday, June 15, Athens International Airport (AIA) gave travelers a very warm welcome.

Greece Opens to Travelers: Useful Info

The Greek Tourism Ministry has provided useful information on travel to Greece by air, land and sea in the post-Covid-19 period.

Wizz Air: Flights to Athens and Thessaloniki from New Base in Larnaca

Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air has announced flights to Athens and Thessaloniki from its new base in Larnaca, Cyprus, starting from July.

Lufthansa to Double Flights to Athens from Frankfurt and Munich

German airline Lufthansa will double its flights to Athens from Frankfurt and Munich as of June 15, the Lufthansa Group has announced.

Covid-19: Guidelines Passengers Should Follow at Athens Airport

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

Useful Info on Covid-19 and Travel via Athens Airport

Athens International Airport has included a special section on its website with useful information regarding travel to/from Athens during the coronavirus pandemic.

Saudia Connects Athens to Jeddah and Riyadh in Summer 2020

Saudia Airlines in summer 2020 will directly connect Athens, Greece, with both Jeddah and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.

Passenger Traffic Continues to Grow at Athens Airport

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) continued to grow in the first month of 2020, presenting a robust increase of 5.7 percent and reaching 1.47 million travellers.

Oniro Hotels Adds New Properties to Athens Portfolio

The Oniro Hotels Group has announced that two more properties will be added to its Athens portfolio during 2020.

Athens Welcomes Back Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, has resumed flights between Addis Ababa and Athens, which now marks the carrier's 20th destination in Europe.

Athens Airport Among EU’s Busiest in 2018

Athens International Airport (AIA) is ranked among the busiest airports in Europe in terms of total passengers carried in 2018, according to Eurostat.

Athens Retailers Call for Shopping Destination Promo Plan

Athens retailers say Greece must create and implement of a far-reaching shopping destination branding strategy if it wants to see revenues rise.

Ancient Greek Theater Revived at Three Athens Sites

Visitors to Athens this summer will have the chance to experience ancient Greek theater at three sites in the Greek capital.

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.

Athens National Garden to Be Restored Back to Beauty

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis has presented plans for the overhaul of the city’s central park, the National Garden, in the heart of the Greek capital.

Acropolis Museum Marks 9th Year with Birthday Event

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, which has been voted among the top museums in the world on TripAdvisor, celebrated its ninth birthday on June 20.

Acropolis Museum Excavation Site to Open in 2019

An excavation site at the Acropolis Museum is set to open to the public in the summer of 2019, according to the museum's director Dimitris Pantermalis.

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.

Interview: Theodosis Venetis, Executive Chef at Electra Metropolis in Athens

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces Theodosis Venetis, the Executive Chef and driving force behind one of the newest gourmet restaurants in Athens, the Metropolis Roof Garden.