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Routes Europe 2023 Awards: Airlines Honor Athens Airport for Marketing Excellence

Athens International Airport (AIA) was honored for its airline strategy in the over 20 million passengers category at the Routes Europe 2023 Marketing Awards in Lodz, Poland.

Volotea Announces Expansion of Greek Operations With 8 New Routes

Volotea expands operations in Greece with eight new routes and a codeshare agreement with AEGEAN, offering over 1.4 million seats to and from Greece.

Air Canada Resumes Seasonal Direct Services with Athens, Considering Year-round Flights

Air Canada has announced the resumption of non-stop seasonal flights between Greece and Canada.

Croatia Airlines: Timetable for Summer Flights to Athens from Dubrovnik, Zagreb and Split

Croatia Airlines presented its summer 2023 timetable, which sees the carrier connecting Athens with three destinations in Croatia: Split, Dubrovnik and Zagreb.

Survey: Tourists Consider Athens a ‘Must-see’ Destination

Tourist satisfaction towards Athens’ tourism product increased in 2022 with visitors labeling the city as a “must-see destination”.

Athens Airport Honors Airlines with Fastest Recovery in 2022

Athens International Airport honored airlines that recorded the most successful course of recovery and development during the previous year.

SKY express Sees Early Bookings Take Off, Expects Summer Travel Boom

Greek carrier SKY express is optimistic about 2023 and expects a very strong summer season with high passenger demand levels.

Athens Airport Expects More Chinese Tourists in Greece this Year

Athens International Airport expects to see a sharp rise in Chinese arrivals to Greece this year following the launch of Air China’s Athens-Shanghai direct route.

Athens Airport: 2022 Passenger Traffic 11% Shy of 2019 Levels

The year 2022 ended with Athens International Airport’s passenger traffic amounting to some 22.7 million passengers, behind 2019 levels by 11.1%.

Greece Welcomes First Direct Flight from Shanghai

Greece welcomed the first direct flight from Shanghai last month, after the country’s flag carrier Air China announced the launch of routes to Athens Airport.

Wizz Air Connects Athens with Bucharest, Tel Aviv and Tirana

Wizz Air UK has added three new routes from Athens, Greece, to Bucharest in Romania, Tel Aviv in Israel and Tirana in Albania.

Athens Airport Continues its Recovery in November

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) is getting closer and closer to the figures of 2019, a record year for Greek tourism.

TUS Airways: Athens-Tel Aviv Route Starting in December

Cyprus airline TUS Airways will launch a new service connecting Athens, Greece, with Tel Aviv, Israel, from December 14.

Routes Awards 2022: Airline Companies Put Athens Airport in 1st Place

Athens International Airport (AIA) has been crowned winner at this year’s Routes Awards in the 10-17.5 million passenger category.

Gulf Air Celebrates 40 Years of Flights to Athens

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, celebrated its 40th anniversary of operations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and Athens, Greece.

Aviation-Event Appoints Athens Airport’s Ioanna Papadopoulou as Co-president

Ioanna Papadopoulou, the Director of Communications & Marketing of Athens International Airport (AIA), has been appointed Co-president of Aviation-Event, a leading conference, media, and networking platform for the international travel and tourism industry.

Qatar Airways Celebrates 25 Years of Operations

Qatar Airways celebrated its 25-year anniversary of operations during an event in Greece held in cooperation with Athens International Airport (AIA).

World Tourism Day: Travelers Get a Taste of ‘Greek Breakfast’ at Athens Airport

Travelers departing from Athens on Monday had the chance to sample a “Greek Breakfast” right before their trip back home, during an event held in celebration of World Tourism Day 2022.

SKY express Sees Strong Summer 2022 Travel Demand

Greek carrier SKY express is seeing strong consumer demand for travel this summer with passenger traffic flows rising on almost all routes its serves.

ITA Airways Announces 3 Athens-Rome Daily Flights, Expands Greece Network

Italian flag-carrier ITA Airways announced that it is boosting the frequency of its routes to Athens and adding new Greek destinations to its summer season 2022 flight schedule.