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AIA Hosts ‘Images of Athens’ Exhibition from Benaki Museum

Athens International Airport (AIA) is hosting an exhibition titled “Images of Athens from Benaki Museum’s Photographic Archives” until July 15.

Experiencing 72 hours of Athens with ‘Wanderlust Greece’ – Video

Wanderlust Greece, the digital travel campaign of Marketing Greece, reveals the diverse experiences visitors in Athens can enjoy in 72 hours.

ACI World: Athens Airport Among Best in Europe for 2017

Athens Airport has been honored as the Best European Airport in the “15–25 Million Passengers/Year” category at the 2017 ASQ Awards, held by ACI World.

Qatar Airways’ Ultra-modern Airbus A350 Lands at Athens Airport

Qatar Airways recently flew the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 to the Athens Airport, where the flight was greeted by a water canon salute.

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.

‘Wanderlust Greece’ Campaign to Reveal the ‘Secrets’ of Athens

Marketing Greece’s digital campaign "Wanderlust Greece" continues to explore the country and now intends to reveal the "secrets" of Athens.

SETE Chief: Chinese Market is a Great Opportunity, Big Challenge

Improving air connectivity and creating additional visa centers are key to increase inbound tourism from China to Greece, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

Athens Airport Partners with ‘Alipay’, Becomes Chinese-friendly

In efforts to become a Chinese-friendly airport, Athens International Airport has partnered with online and mobile payment platform Alipay.

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.

Athens Airport Passenger Traffic Grows 15.5% in October

Passenger traffic through Athens International Airport (AIA) in October increased by 15.5 percent compared to the same month in 2016, reaching 2.05 million people.

Athens Airport Named ‘Meritt Winner’ at WITSA 2017 Global ICT Excellence Awards

Athens International Airport (AIA) was honored as a "Merit Winner" for its “Internet of (noisy) Things” application at the WITSA 2017 Global ICT Excellence Awards in Taipei, Taiwan.

AIA Introduces Online ‘Ticket Offers’ Service

In efforts to improve travel experience, the Athens International Airport (AIA) launched a new “Ticket Offers” service via its official website.

German Instagrammers Show Athens to the World

As part of the "Athens Tourism Partnership" initiative, four popular German Instagrammers visited Athens and shared their impressions with the rest of the world.

ATRS 2017: Athens Airport Honored for Efficiency and Cost Competitiveness

Athens International Airport was honored for its efficiency and cost competitiveness in the ATRS 2017 Global Airport Performance Benchmarking Task Force report.

Joanna Chrysohoidis ‘Unfolds’ Her Art at Sofitel Athens Airport

The Sofitel Athens Airport is embracing art and currently hosting the exhibition of artist Joanna Chrysohoidis titled “Unfold”.

Sofitel Athens Airport Receives ‘2017 Certificate of Excellence’ by TripAdvisor

The Sofitel Athens Airport and its “Karavi” restaurant were honored with the “2017 Certificate of Excellence” by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.

Additional Flights, Bus and Train Routes for Greek Easter Exodus

Additional flights, bus and train routes in Greece have been announced to facilitate Easter holidaymakers.

Piraeus – Athens Airport Suburban Train Connection Set for Summer

The port of Piraeus will be directly connected with Athens International Airport as of summer 2017, according to Greek railways operator Ergose.

Suburban Train to Pull in to Lavrio Port by 2019

The port town of Lavrion in southeastern Attica is set to get a suburban railway (proastiakos) link connecting it with the Greek capital and Athens airport as of 2019 with the municipality aiming to launch the tender for the project next year.

GNTO to Gauge Traveler Satisfaction at 11 Greek Airports

Aiming to ensure the best quality services are offered to travelers visiting Greece, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) announced this week the launch of a survey across 11 Greek airports, inviting research companies to make their bids for the project.