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Athens Airport’s Passenger Traffic Getting Closer to 2019 Levels

Passenger data for July 2022 at Athens International Airport (AIA) is showing that the recovery in air travel to Greece remains strong.

Elitour and Greek Hotels Agree to Develop Health & Wellness Tourism

The Greek Health Tourism Council Elitour has teamed up with the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels for the creation of travel packages offering health, spa and wellness tourism options.

Elitour and Athens Airport Team Up to Promote Health Tourism

Greek Health Tourism Council Elitour and Athens International Airport (AIA) agreed to work together to develop travel packages complete with benefits for medical tourism travelers.

AEGEAN to Power Some Flights with Sustainable Aviation Fuel

AEGEAN plans to power some domestic and international flights with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), as part of a new partnership with Hellenic Petroleum.

Athens Airport June Traffic Nears Pre-Covid Levels

Athens Airport nearly touched pre-pandemic passenger figures in June, reaching 2.43 million in total, still down by 6.8 percent over 2019.

Athens Airport on Track to Full Recovery

Air traffic through Athens Airport is approaching pre-Covid levels with Greece expecting tourists into December, said Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Fyli, Athens Aiming to Become an Alternative Tourism Destination

Developing Fyli in Athens, into an alternative tourism destination was the focus of a meeting between GNTO President Angela Gerekou and Fyli Mayor Christos Pappas.

Attica’s Coastal Area, Islands Still Unknown to Foreign Travelers

Attica’s coastal area and islands are still unknown to many of the Greek capital’s foreign visitors, according to a survey by GBR Consulting.

Athens International Airport Appoints Riccardo Lambiris as New Chairman

Riccardo Lambiris has been appointed as the new chairman of Athens International Airport's (AIA) Board of Directors.

Athens Transport Organization Launches New Interactive Map for Commuters

The Athens Urban Transport Organization - OASA has launched an interactive map that has important information for commuters in the Greek capital.

Athens Airport Hosts ‘Dress Like a Greek’ Exhibition

Athens Airport and the Benaki Museum present an exhibition dedicated to the official costumes introduced in Greece after the 1821 Greek War of Independence.

Eurocontrol: Greece Among Countries Gaining Back Flights

Air traffic appears to be approaching 2019 pre-Covid-19 levels with Greece moving up in terms of scheduled flights, Eurocontrol said in its latest report.

EU Approves €110 Million Covid-19 Aid Package for Athens Airport

The European Commission has approved a 110-million-euro aid to compensate Athens International Airport for damages suffered due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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.