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Athens Airport offers Covid-19 tests to travellers and staff

  Athens International Airport announced that it will offer Covid-19 testing upon request, to passengers and Athens airport staff. According to the announcement, from Wednesday 5th August, arriving or departing passengers and…

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Athens Airport receives Top Honour for Efficiency

The ATRS 2020 Global Airport Performance Benchmarking Task Force report released by the US-based Air Transport Research Society (ATRS) and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, has recognised Athens International Airport for its efficiency. Athens…

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…

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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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Greece opens from today

Greece’s Civil Defence and Deputy Minister for Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias said that Monday 25 May is a big day as the government rolls out the fourth stage of lifting restrictions. Schools,…

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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:…

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Virus empties Greek skies

Greece reported the worse month for passenger traffic in its aviation history according to the latest data from Athens International Airport. Specifically, air traffic plunged 61.3 % in March, making the month…

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80 tonnes of anti-coronavirus protective equipment land in Greece

Greece’s Health Minister, Vassilis Kikilias on Wednesday announced the arrival of eighty tons of anti-coronavirus protective equipment ordered by the Greek state for hospital staff at Athens International Airport. The cargo, which…

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Athens Airport major expansion project given the green light

Athens’ International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” is set to receive a huge expansion and major renovations, after the massive project was given the green light. According to Ypodomes, this is the first major…

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British Airways flight lands in Athens to avoid Iraqi Airspace

A British Airways flight from Mumbai to Heathrow has diverted to Athens International Airport, after a sudden decision to avoid Iraqi airspace. Flight BA 134 departed from India’s biggest city in the early…

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Athens airport wins award in Australia

The “Eleftherios Venizelos” Athens International Airport won the ‘Highly Commended’ award at the World Routes 2019 Airport Awards, held in Adelaide, Australia on September 21-24. Athens international airport won the award in…

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Greek state budget shows surplus of 2.9 billion

Greece’s Finance Minister released new figures on Monday revealing the Greek State Budget showed a primary surplus of 2.903 billion euros in the January-August period, up from a budget target for a…

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Athens airport awards Turkish Airlines

Whilst Greece and Turkey engage in political skirmishes over the Aegean, Athens International Airport awarded Turkey’s national air carrier for its enormous contribution to passenger traffic into Greece. The award was presented…