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Stricter Checks at Greek Airports May Cause Delays at Passport Control

A new security measure will be implemented in Greek airports for all European citizens traveling to/from Non-Schengen destinations.

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.

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.

Commission Approves Extension of Athens Airport Concession Deal

A bid by Athens International Airport SA for the 20-year extension of its concession agreement has been approved by the European Commission.

Athens Airport Among EU’s Leading 25

Athens International Airport (AIA) is among the leading 25 airports in Europe in terms of passenger traffic, according to data released by Eurostat.

Greece’s Public Transport to be Affected by Walkouts, Strikes on May 30

Transportation in Athens will be disrupted on Wednesday, May 30, as public transport employees will participate in strike mobilizations and work stoppages.

Greek Airports See 6.4% Rise in Passenger Flow in January-April

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority released data for the first four months of 2018 that shows a continuous upward trend in the passenger flow at Greek airports.

Wizz Air Launches Seven New Routes from Athens

Hungarian carrier Wizz Air has launched operations from Athens, aiming to bring affordable air travel services to Greek customers.

HCAA: Int’l Arrivals at Greek Airports Show ‘Significant’ Rise in January 2018

International arrivals at Greek airports in January reached 505,172, up by 9.7 percent, compared to the same month in 2017.

Greek Airports Welcome Record 11-Month Passenger Traffic

Greek airports recorded robust passenger numbers in the January-November 2017 period welcoming a total 55.8 million against 53.6 million last year.

Ten-month Passenger Traffic at Greek Airports Up by 9.9%

Airports across Greece recorded a 9.9 percent rise in passenger traffic for the first 10 months of the year compared to the same period in 2016.

Greek Airports Record Surge in Nine-Month Passenger Traffic

An additional 4.1 million passengers have gone through Greece’s airports so far this year compared to the first nine months of 2016, the Hellenic Civil Aviation Administration (HCAA) said.

Greek Airports See 9.7% Increase in Summer 2017 Passenger Traffic

Greek airports saw a 9.7 percent increase in passenger traffic during the three summer months of 2017.

Greek Airports See Passenger Traffic Up 10.3% in First Half of 2017

Passenger traffic in Greek airports during the first six months of the year was up by 10.3 percent, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Greek Airports: Passenger Numbers Up 10.1% in Jan-Apr

Passenger traffic via Greek airports increased by 10.1% to over 9 million passengers in January-April 2017, compared to the same period last year.

Greece’s Airports Welcome 20.1 Million Passengers in First Half of 2016

Some 20.1 million passengers passed through Greek airports during the first six months of the year, up eight percent compared to the same period in 2015, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Greek Airports See Hike in Passenger Count in First 5 Months of 2016

There was a 10.3 percent rise in the number of passengers traveling through Greece's airports during the first five months of 2016, compared to the same period last year, according to data released recently by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Greece’s Airports See 16.9% Increase in Travel during First Quarter of 2016

A total of 5.7 million passengers passed through Greek airports during the first three months of the year, up 16.9 percent compared to the same period in 2015, which had handled 4.9 million passengers, according to data released on Tuesday by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Greece’s Airports Welcome 1.8 Million Passengers in January

A total of 1.8 million passengers passed through Greek airports last month, up 11.5 percent compared to the same month in 2015, according to data released on Tuesday by the Civil Aviation Authority.

AEGEAN: Improvement Initiatives Vital for Greek Airports

Greek carrier AEGEAN has called for urgent measures so the airline companies operating in Greece can continue to grow and support tourism and the country's economy.