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Tourism Promotion of Athens on Agenda of Talks Between Ministry, City’s Airport

Ways to further promote Athens as a tourism destination were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias and Athens Airport CEO Yiannis Paraschis.

Athens Airport Among Best in Southern Europe for 2021

Athens International Airport ranks fifth on the list of the “Best Airports in Southern Europe for 2021” that was recently released by Skytrax.

Volotea Resumes Operations from Athens

Volotea has resumed operations from its base at Athens Airport, which had remained closed for several months due to global Covid-19 travel restrictions.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel Reopens its Doors

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel, located near the Greek capital's airport, has reopened its doors to receive visitors from Greece and abroad.

Passengers Through Europe’s Airports Down by 106m in March due to Covid-19

Europe’s airports lost 106 million passengers in March due to the Covid-19 outbreak, according to figures released by ACI Europe.

Europe’s Hard-hit Aviation Industry Calls on EU to ‘Act Now’

Europe’s aviation stakeholders are ringing alarm bells calling on EU lawmakers to take action now and protect the industry as the Covid-19 crisis pushes ahead.

Ο τουρισμός στηρίζει τη μάχη ενάντια στον COVID-19

Σημαντικές εταιρείες και φορείς του τουριστικού κλάδου συνδράμουν στη μάχη κατά του COVID-19 με την δωρεά ιατρικού εξοπλισμού στο Υπουργείο Υγείας.

Benaki Museum’s Toys on Display at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport is hosting an exhibition of toys from the collection of the Benaki Toy Museum.

Volotea to Connect Athens with 4 New European Destinations in 2020

Volotea will launch four new routes connecting Athens with Marseille and Lyon in France, Cagliari in Sardinia, and Split in Croatia, in summer 2020.

Athens Airport Honored at ‘World Routes’ Awards for 18th Year

Athens International Airport has been honored for the 18th year at the prestigious “World Routes 2019” airport marketing awards.

Popular ‘Odontotos’ Train Rides Up and Running

Railway company OSE lifted a ban on train services along the popular “odontotos” rack railway, a major tourist attraction in the northern Peloponnese.

Passenger Traffic Through Greek Airports Up in Jan-Feb

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports increased by 10.7 percent during the first two months of 2019, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Athens Airport Invites All to a ‘Book Before the Flight’

Actively participating in the Athens World Book Capital events, Athens International Airport invites all travelers to indulge in a “Book Before the Flight”.

Athens Airport Passenger Traffic Up 11.3% in February

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) significantly increased in February by 11.3 percent and reached 1.32 million from 1.19 million during the same month last year.

Athens Airport 20-year Concession a Done Deal

For a sum of approximately 1.4 billion euros, Athens International Airport SA will continue to operate Greece’s leading airport over the next 20 years.

Norwegian Launches Direct Athens – New York Flights for Summer 2019

Norwegian has announced direct flights between Athens International Airport (AIA) and New York’s JFK Airport for summer 2019.

Athens Airport Concession Deal Stalled

AIA SA is calling on the relevant authorities to set a specific timeframe for the completion of the Athens International Airport concession agreement.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hosts Exhibit of Artwork by Penny Spyropoulou

Aiming to promote Greek art, the Sofitel Athens Airport is currently hosting an art exhibition of late artist Penny Spyropoulou.

Commission Approves Extension of Athens Airport Concession Deal

A bid by Athens International Airport SA for the 20-year extension of its concession agreement has been approved by the European Commission.

Greek Assets Body Set to Run New Round of Privatization Tenders 

Greek assets body TAIPED is set to launch a new round of privatization tenders for thermal springs, regional ports and marinas across Greece.