Tag: Athens International Airport

Athens Airport celebrates Chinese New Year 5

Athens Airport celebrates Chinese New Year

To celebrate the festive period of Chinese New Year, Athens International Airport from February 5th-20th will be welcoming the Greek capital’s Chinese visitors with the best of wishes and a series of…

Athens International Airport hits all-time record high 7

Athens International Airport hits all-time record high

Athens International Airport (AIA) has hit a new historic record, with passenger traffic reaching an all-time record high in 2018, with 24.14 million visitors, up by 11 percent compared to 21.73 million in 2017. According…

Foreign national arrest at Athens airport over heroin  9

Foreign national arrest at Athens airport over heroin 

Greek authorities arrested a 43-year-old Pakistani man at Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” and charged him with attempting to smuggle over 11 kilos of heroin into Greece and was led before a public prosecutor…

Burger King opening up at Athens International Airport 13

Burger King opening up at Athens International Airport

Well-known American fast food chain Burger King is opening up their second store at a Greek airport, this time at Athens ‘Eleftherios Venizelos’ International Airport. The news comes after the popular burger…

Athens set to receive a huge makeover 15

Athens set to receive a huge makeover

An initiative to spruce up Greece’s capital and transform it into a leading European destination was unveiled on Thursday by This is Athens & Partners, a group created by the City of…

Changes to Athens metro airport line as of November 1st 17

Changes to Athens metro airport line as of November 1st

Anyone travelling on the Athens Metro Line 3 going to or from Athens International Airport (AIA) will have to switch at the Doukissis Plakentias stop as of Thursday, November 1st. Up to now, trains to and from the AIA…

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Airports around Greece break all- time record

Airports throughout Greece have seen a record-breaking 10 percent rise in passenger traffic from January through to September this year, with the Civil Aviation Authority reporting more than 53 million passengers during this…

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Athens International Airport named as one of the Top 3 in the world

Athens International Airport has been ranked second in AirHelp’s listing of the world’s best airports for 2018 based on quality of service, on-time performance, and claim processing. Athens “Eleftherios Venizelos” Airport received a score…

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Greek high school students offered flying lessons

The Hellenic American University and Athens International Airport are pleased to announce the launch of the 3rd annual summer Aviation and Flight Academy for high-school students. The Academy is geared to students…

Athens International Airport named one of Best in Europe 20

Athens International Airport named one of Best in Europe

Athens ‘Eleftherios Venizelos’ International Airport has been named the best in the “15 – 25 Million Passengers/Year” category at the 2017 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards held by the Airports Council International…