Tag: Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos

Greece extends travel restrictions

Greece extends travel restrictions

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority issued a new aviation directive (NOTAM) on Wednesday. The NOTAM aims to protect passengers and residents of Greece from a rise in new coronavirus cases. It includes…

Athens International Airport passenger traffic plunges 60.4% in August

Athens International Airport passenger traffic plunges 60.4% in August

Greece’s main gateway Athens International Airport ‘Eleftherios Venizelos’ saw passenger traffic of 1.2 million in August, down by 60.4% compared to a year earlier, due to travel restrictions from covid-19. According to statistics released by Athens International…

Greece extends flight restrictions for some countries

Greece extends flight restrictions for some countries

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority on Monday extended travel ban and restrictions to several countries. The extension until midnight September 15, aims to protect passengers and residents of Greece from a rise…

Greece extends travel bans and restrictions for some countries

Greece extends travel ban and restrictions for some countries

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority issued a new aviation directive (NOTAM) on Wednesday, extending travel ban and restrictions to several European and Balkan countries. The NOTAM aims to protect passengers and residents…

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30 illegal Pakistani immigrants deported from Greece

The first flight to return illegal immigrants of Pakistani nationality back to their country of origin took place late yesterday afternoon from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos. Yesterday’s flight returns 30 Pakistanis…

Greece updates aviation directive (NOTAM)

Greece updates aviation directive (NOTAM)

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority on Thursday issued an aviation directive (NOTAM), regarding flights from Sweden, Turkey, Albania and North Macedonia. According to the NOTAM, flights have been banned to and from Sweden until…

21,000 passengers passed through Athens Airport on July 1

21,000 passengers passed through Athens Airport on July 1

More than 21,100 passengers on 55 international flights arrived at Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” on July 1. July 1 was an important day for Greece. Tourism in Greece “opened” as international…

Delivery of new, donated fire trucks at Athens airport

Delivery of new, donated fire engines at Athens airport

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis attended a ceremony for the delivery of 20 fire engines donated by the tobacco company Papastratos, held at the Fire Brigade building at Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”…

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Aegean Airlines new A320neo lands at Athens airport

Safe travels! Aegean Airlines’ brand new A320neo landed at Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” on Thursday night. Earlier this year, Greece’s leading airline unveiled its new livery. Aegean’s new livery features a blue…

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Greece opens its gates to tourism

The day finally arrived for many eager travellers. Greece reopened Athens International Airport and Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia” to more international flights, hoping to kick-start its vital tourism sector after three months in…

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Domestic air travel picks up at Athens airport

Flights at Athens Airport are gradually increasing, Greek Infrastructure and Transport Minister Kostas Karamanlis said on Tuesday, reported GTP Headlines. Speaking on Skai TV and referring to June 1 data from Athens…

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COVID-19 safety guidelines for Athens International Airport

Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” has released safety guidelines for passengers travelling through its premises, to prevent the Covid-19 spread. Those travelling through Athens International Airport, should keep in mind the following:…

Holy Fire in Athens

Arrival of the Holy Fire in Athens

A few minutes before 6pm on Holy Saturday, the Aegean airline plane carrying the Άγιο Φως (Holy Fire) from the church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, arrived at Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos. The…