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Elitour and Athens Airport Team Up to Promote Health Tourism

Greek Health Tourism Council Elitour and Athens International Airport (AIA) agreed to work together to develop travel packages complete with benefits for medical tourism travelers.
Athens International Airport S.A. CEO, Yiannis N. Paraschis
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Op-Ed: Yiannis N. Paraschis on enhancing the connectivity of Athens

AIA's CEO, Yiannis Paraschis, talks about the key strategic goal of attracting new airlines to the Greek capital and encouraging existing carriers to increase direct connections and add routes to their Athens’ network.

Athens Airport Highly Commended at ACI Europe Best Awards for 2022

Athens International Airport (AIA) was highly commended in this year’s ACI Europe Best Airport Awards in the ‘25-40 million passengers’ category.

Jet2 Expands Greece Program, Launches Flights to Athens for First Time

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays’ expansion in Greece for summer 2022 includes launching Athens as a brand new destination.

Greece Hopes to Become Frontrunner in Sustainable Tourism

Greece is aiming to become a leader in sustainable tourism development, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said at the 1st Athens ESG & Climate Crisis Summit.

Tourism Promotion of Athens on Agenda of Talks Between Ministry, City’s Airport

Ways to further promote Athens as a tourism destination were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias and Athens Airport CEO Yiannis Paraschis.

Athens Supports Tourism Industry Through Partnerships

The Municipality of Athens and its tourism partners are preparing for the reopening of Greek tourism in mid-May, aiming to provide the city’s visitors with safe experiences.

Covid-19: Greece May Take Additional Measures to Support Tourism

The Greek government may take further actions to support the country's tourism sector in the near future, according to Labor Minister Kostis Hatzidakis.

Greece Calls for Common EU Protocols and Pre-flight Covid-19 Tests in Air Travel Process

Common EU travel protocols and pre-departure testing are key for aviation to begin to recover in 2021 from the dire effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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.
Eleni Sotiriou, Managing Director Thessaloniki Convention Buraeu
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Eleni Sotiriou, Managing Director, Thessaloniki Convention Bureau

Thessaloniki Convention Bureau Managing Director Eleni Sotiriou shares her vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.
George Vilos, Executive Director Commercial & Business Development Fraport Greece
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: George Vilos, Executive Director Commercial & Business Development, Fraport Greece

Fraport Greece Executive Director Commercial & Business Development George Vilos highlights how the upgrade of 14 Greek regional airports will serve as a catalyst for the upgrade of the country's tourism.
Yiannis Paraschis, CEO Athens International Airport
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Yiannis Paraschis, CEO, Athens International Airport

Athens International Airport CEO Yiannis Paraschis shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Athens-Attica Hoteliers Join Forces with Airport for Tourism & Art

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronikos Hotel Association has joined forces with Athens International Airport (AIA) for the “The Stones Speak” series of cultural events.

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.

IOBE Study: Athens Airport Significantly Contributes to Greek Economy Growth

The contribution of Athens International Airport to the Greek economy has significantly increased during the last six years, due to a sharp rise in air arrivals.
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Key Tourism Figures 2018: Yiannis Paraschis, CEO Athens International Airport

AIA CEO Yiannis Paraschis shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Athens Expects Record 5.5 Million Tourists in 2018

A new record of 5.5 million tourist arrivals is expected for the Greek capital this year, according to figures presented during the Travel Trade Athens 2018 event.

Volotea: Flights to Santorini, Heraklion, Mykonos to Continue in Winter 2018

Volotea has announced that its routes to Santorini, Heraklion and Mykonos, as well as Venice in Italy, will be operated all through the winter season.

Volotea Opens New Base in Athens, Greece

Volotea has inaugurated its new base in Athens, where a Boeing 717 will be permanently based and 30 local jobs have been created.