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Traffic at Athens Int’l Airport Set to Break 20-year Record

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) is about to the break a two-decade record with experts estimating that more than 17 million passengers will have gone through its gates this year.

CAPA Awards: AIA’s Yiannis Paraschis Named ‘Airport Chief Executive of the Year’

Athens International Airport’s (AIA) CEO, Yiannis Paraschis, was honoured with the “CAPA Airport Chief Executive of the Year“ Award on Wednesday at the 2015 World Aviation Summit of CAPA in Helsinki, for his pioneering work at Athens Airport and his overall contribution to the...

Athens Airport: September 2015 Passenger Traffic Up 14.7% Year over Year

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) increased by 14.7 percent in the month of September 2015 compared to the same month in 2014.

AEGEAN and Olympic Air Receive IATA’s ‘Fast Travel Green Award’

AEGEAN and Olympic Air were recently recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for their innovation in passenger experience and received the "Fast Travel Green Award".

Athens to Take Social Media by Storm Through Revamped Volunteer Program

The Municipality of Athens has revamped the Greek capital's greeters program "This is My Athens" as part of a new campaign aimed to promote the multifaceted character of the city and to spread the message across the world.

Volotea to Connect Athens with Mykonos and Mytilini Next Summer

Volotea on Tuesday announced that it will launch flights connecting the Greek capital to Mykonos and Mytilini (Lesvos) next summer, bringing the routes it serves from Athens International Airport to six.

‘Air Passenger Rights’ Event at Athens Airport

The European Consumer Centre of Greece and the Independent Authority "Consumers Ombudsman" will be informing European citizens on their air passenger rights at a special event at Athens International Airport (AIA) on Tuesday.

‘His Majesty the King of Spain’ to Perform Live at Athens Airport

“His Majesty the King of Spain" is inviting passengers and visitors of the Athens International Airport (AIA) to take a fascinating journey through the "kingdom" of their music.

City Workshop Designs the ‘Perfect Day’ for Athens Visitors

The municipal authorities of the Greek capital will be welcoming travel bloggers through to October, who will have the chance to experience their “Perfect Day” in Athens during a series of three-day fam trips.

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.

Elly Paspala Says ‘I love Athens!’ and Connects the Greek Capital to Paris

Athens International Airport is inviting passengers, music lovers and Athens fans to take a musical journey dedicated to the Greek capital through a special performance by Greek singer Elly Paspala.

Athens Airport Among Europe’s Top Performers in July

Athens International Airport (AIA) was among Europe’s best performers in July 2015, according to a traffic report released by European airport trade body, ACI Europe.

AEGEAN Teams Up With Hellenic Basketball Federation

AEGEAN officially announced its partnership with the Hellenic Basketball Federation (EOK) during a special event held on Thursday, shortly before the Greek national basketball team departed for Croatian capital Zagreb for the official opening of Eurobasket 2015.

Athens Airport Marks 19.3% Increase in August Passenger Traffic

Athens International Airport (AIA) recorded a 19.3 percent increase in passengers in August compared with the same month last year, reaching 2.15 million.

Greece Assets Fund Pushing Privatization Projects

Greece’s assets fund is moving ahead with projects that have been put on hold since the elections in January, with top priorities the privatization of a 30 percent share of Athens International Airport (AIA) and 14 regional airports.

GNTO Campaign ‘Welcomes All to Greece’

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is extending a warm welcome to incoming travelers with its latest campaign running at airports and ports across the country: 'Welcome to Greece'

Minister Kountoura Spreads the Word: Summer Now in Greece

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura is spreading the word to the world with interviews in international media, including Bloomberg and Russia-24, and invites holidaymakers to summer down in Greece.

SETE: Incoming Traffic to Greece Soared in 2014

A total of 24,482,630 people visited Greece in 2014, broken down into 13,929,193 via plane, 9,103,546 by car and 1,449,891 by sea, according to data released Thursday, by the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) research unit.

Athens Airport Goes ‘Up-tempo’ With Angelika Dusk

This Friday, July 24, the Athens Music Port will welcome Angelika Dusk: the composer, songwriter and singer who promises to "travel" passengers and visitors of Athens International Airport through a powerful uplifting music pop experience!

Athens Airport Announces Free WiFi, New Real-time Flight Status App

Athens International Airport (AIA ) announced on Monday that wireless Internet service (WiFi) is now free in all areas of the airport.