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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.

KLM to Start Athens – Amsterdam Service on June 6

KLM, as of June 6, will begin services between Greece’s capital Athens and Amsterdam in The Netherlands.

Covid-19: Traffic at Athens Airport Hits Rock Bottom in April

Athens International Airport (AIA) saw traffic in April 2020 hit “rock bottom”, being 98.9% below the respective 2019 levels due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Athens Airport Passenger Traffic Tumbles by 61.3% in March

Passenger traffic at Athens Airport dropped by 61.3 percent in March 2020, compared to the same month last year, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on travel.

Fraport Greece, Copelouzos Group Join Battle Against Covid-19

Fraport Greece and the Copelouzos Group are participating in Greece's efforts to contain the Covid-19 pandemic by donating 500,000 face masks to the country's healthcare system.

Athens Airport Sees Healthy Rise in Jan-Feb 2020 Traffic

Athens International Airport (AIA) achieved a 4.3 percent increase in incoming traffic during the first two months of 2020 to 2.8 million passengers.

Smaller Greek Airports Next in Line for Modernization

The Greek government is set to launch a new round of airport privatizations, concerning 23 smaller regional airports in Greece.

AIA Celebrates Ethiopian Airlines’ Return to Athens with Instagram Contest

Athens International Airport has launched an Instagram contest to celebrate the return of Ethiopian Airlines to the Greek market.

Handelsblatt: Athens Airport Sale Spearheads Greece’s Privatization Drive

The sale of a 30% stake in Athens International Airport SA is setting Greece's privatization drive into motion, said German business daily Handelsblatt.

Arta and its Legendary Stone Bridge on Show at Athens Airport

The Greek city of Arta, with its legendary stone bridge, is the 10th destination of Athens Airport’s “Fly me to the Moon-Sounds Greek to Me!” program.

Athens Hoteliers Call for New Strategy, Improved Tourism Policies

Hoteliers in Athens are calling for a new strategy and improved policies in order to meet current challenges and further enhance tourism in the Greek capital.

Athens Keeps Guests Satisfied with Culture, Locals and Hotels, Says GBR

Athens' guests appear satisfied with the city's culture, locals and hotels, with the satisfaction index reaching 8.1/10 in 2019.

KLM Marks Centenary with Bike Ride at Athens Airport

KLM recently turned 100 years old and in Greece celebrated with a bike ride for its friends at Athens International Airport.