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AirBaltic Extends Athens – Riga Seasonal Routes to December

AirBaltic is extending its seasonal routes between Riga and Athens until December 1, aiming to meet the increasing demand for travel between the two countries.

Athens Gate Hotel Renovates Rooftop Restaurant and Blends Gastronomy with Stunning Views

The Athens Gate Hotel has renovated its rooftop restaurant and is inviting guests to experience high quality gastronomy combined with stunning views of the Greek capital's landmark monuments.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel to Host Wedding Expo

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel, near the Greek capital's airport, on June 19 will host a wedding exhibition under the title “Magnifique Weddings”.

New ‘Azur Suites’ Aparthotel to Open in Glyfada

Azur Suites, a new aparthotel located in the suburb of Glyfada, on the Athenian Riviera, is ready to open its doors for the summer of 2019.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel Wins TripAdvisor’s ‘Hall of Fame’ Certificate

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel has received the “Hall of Fame” Certificate of Excellence by leading travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.

AirHelp: Athens Airport Ranks 3rd Among World’s Best

Athens International Airport has been ranked third in AirHelp’s 7th annual listing of the world’s best airports and airlines for 2019.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel Honored for Quality and Sustainability by TÜV Hellas

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel has been honored for its devotion to quality and sustainability by inspection body TÜV Hellas.

Στην κορυφή των Tourism Awards η συνεργασία Μουσείου Μπενάκη, Διεθνούς Αερολιμένα Αθηνών και Costa Navarino

Χρυσή επιβράβευση για την τριετή καινοτόμο συνεργασία μεταξύ των Μουσείου Μπενάκη, Διεθνούς Αερολιμένα Αθηνών και Costa Navarino στα Tourism Awards.

Air France, KLM Team Up with Sky Express for Flights to Greek Islands

Air France, KLM and Sky Express have signed an interline agreement, aiming to strengthen their commercial cooperation for flights between Paris, Amsterdam and the Greek islands.

5th Athens-Fyli Climb Fest to Attract Foreign, Greek Climbers to Mount Parnitha

Professional and amateur climbers from Greece and abroad will participate in the 5th Athens Fyli Climb Fest, during April 13-14, on Mount Parnitha.

Greek Gov’t to Name Financial Advisor for 23 Smaller Airport Projects 

The Greek Transport Ministry will name a financial advisor in the coming period to move ahead with the exploitation of 23 smaller airports across Greece.

South Aegean Islands’ Beauties and Traditions on Show at Athens Airport

Athens Airport's "Fly me to the Moon" program will highlight the beauties and traditions of the South Aegean islands during a number of events scheduled to take place on March 29.

History of Greece’s National Theater on Display at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport and the National Theater of Greece are presenting a unique exhibition of the history of Greek theater and some of its landmark productions.

Ellinair ‘Highly Commended’ as Fastest Growing Airline in Greek Market for 2018

Ellinair was highly commended as the fastest growing airline in the domestic market for 2018, during the 19th Airline Marketing Workshop recently held by Athens Airport.

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.

AIA Tells ‘Tales of Athens’ with Children’s Art Exhibition

Athens International Airport (AIA) is hosting the “Tales of Athens” children's exhibition, in collaboration with the Museum of Greek Children’s Art.

Traffic Through Greek Airports Hits Historic High in 2018

A total of 63.7 million travelers went through Greek airports on 532,631 flights in 2018, marking a historic high, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

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.

North Aegean Governor Clears Ways for Chios Airport Upgrade

North Aegean Regional Governor Christiana Kalogirou has cleared the way for the start of upgrade works on Chios Airport after approving a study for road relocation works.