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Flight Activity at Athens Airport Picks Up Pace 

Athens International Airport has recovered 77% of total 2019 traffic so far and is up by 74% or 273 flights against last year, according to Eurocontrol. 

Eurocontrol Study Forecasts Greece Air Traffic Recovery in 2024

It will most likely take Greece approximately four years to achieve 92% of 2019 air traffic levels, according to a report by Eurocontrol.

May 2021 Flight and Passenger Traffic to Greece Improves

Incoming passenger traffic through Greece’s airports picked up this May marking a 673.4% increase compared to the same month in 2020.

Blue Air Now Operating 17 Weekly Frequencies to 5 Greek Destinations

Blue Air is operating 17 weekly frequencies from Romania to five Greek destinations as part of its 2021 summer schedule.

Οι νικητές των Tourism Awards δείχνουν τον δρόμο για την επόμενη μέρα

Oι νικητές των φετινών Tourism Awards δείχνουν τον δρόμο για την επόμενη μέρα του τουρισμού και την ποιοτική ανάπτυξη του κλάδου.

GNTO Upgrades Info Point for Tourists in Greece at Athens Airport

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has upgraded its tourism info point at the arrivals area of the Athens International Airport.

Athens Airport Sees Strong Travel Demand for Summer 2021, Expects Rise in Arrivals

The reopening of tourism in Greece and the strong demand for Greek destinations are expected to positively affect arrival numbers at Athens International Airport this summer.

Athens Airport’s ‘Philos’ Assistant Goes Digital

Athens Airport has introduced passengers to Philos, its new digital assistant that provides travelers with essential information during their journey.

Covid-19 Still Keeps Passenger Traffic Down at Athens Airport

The Covid-19 pandemic and global travel restrictions in March kept passenger traffic at Athens International Airport below last year's levels.

Athens Airport to Hold 3D Virtual Tours for Students

Athens International Airport is celebrating 20 years of operation and offering 3D guided tours of its premises to students from Greece and abroad.

Athens Airport Hosts Exhibition Dedicated to Bicentennial of Greek Independence

An exhibition of rare artifacts dating back to 1821, the year that Greece revolted against the Turkish occupation, has opened at Athens Airport.

Athens Airport: Passenger Traffic Drops 68.4% in 2020

Passenger traffic at Athens Airport dropped by 68.4 percent in 2020, compared to 2019, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on air travel.

Covid-19: Athens Airport Scores High for Safe Travel

Athens International Airport (AIA) is in the top 10 of the world's safest airports on the Safe Travel Score for October 2020.

Covid-19 Keeps Greece’s Passenger Traffic Down in October

The Covid-19 pandemic continued to have a negative effect on air travel to Greece in October, according to recent data from the country's airports.

Outdoor Campaign Showing the ‘Endless Greek Summer’ Continues

The "Endless Greek Summer" outdoor campaign continues to "spread Greece" around the country's international airports and via public transport in Athens.

Lufthansa’s Business Lounge at Athens Airport Reopens with New Health Measures

The Lufthansa Business Lounge at Athens International Airport has reopened its doors and is operating under new safety measures against Covid-19.

New Chairman Appointed at Athens International Airport

George Aronis, a senior executive with a long career in the banking sector, has been appointed as the new chairman of Athens International Airport.

Athens Airport Sees Pick Up in Int’l Passenger Traffic

International passenger traffic is gradually picking up at Athens Airport, since Greece officially reopened to tourism.

Cyprus Airways: Flights to Greece, Switzerland, Israel on Summer Program

Cyprus Airways has announced flights from Larnaca, Cyprus, to five destinations in Greece, as well as to Switzerland and Israel for the summer of 2020.

AIA, AEGEAN Among First to Test EASA Covid-19 Health-safe Measures

Athens Airport and AEGEAN are among Europe’s first aviation companies to have signed up to EASA's charter for the return to normal operations in the aftermath of Covid-19.