Routes Europe 2019: Athens accepts category award win at Routes Europe in Hannover

Athens Airport was celebrating last night, after scooping the Routes Europe 2019 Marketing Award in Hannover. The Greek gateway beat off competing airports from Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Norway and Russia to take the winning title in the over 20 million annual passenger category.  The awards are unique because they are voted for and judged by airlines, and they recognise excellence in air service development globally. Other airports […]

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The magical South Aegean… at the Athens airport!

South Aegean and its magic islands is the sixth destination of the Athens Airport programme Fly me to the Moon-Sounds Greek to Me! With even more images of Greece, the programme continues. The Cyclades and the Dodecanese will be “present” at Athens International Airport for a day dedicated to its traditions. On Friday, March 29th, […]

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Commission: Green light on the contract extension of “El. Venizelos”

The European Commission, on the basis of EU rules about the state aid, approved the extension for 20 years of the concession contract that has been assigned to Athens International Airport SA (AIA) for the exploitation of Athens Airport. According to the Commission’s announcement, the price that will be paid by AIA for the extension […]

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4% growth at Athens airport, during May 2017

During May, the airport’s passenger traffic reached 1.87 million and presented a healthy growth of 4%. This outcome was formulated by the diverseevolution of the domestic and international markets. International passengers enjoyed robust rise of 7.3%, whereas domestic passengers were below2016 levels (-1.9%). Greek residents presented an overall growth at the level of 12%, while […]

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Athens Airport : The new Boarding Pass control gates in operation

As of December 20, 2016, we commenced the operation of the New Centralised Passenger Security Check Point at the Intra Schengen Area of the Main Terminal Building. By carefully considering all factors ranging from security, facilitation and human factors to operational requirements, the passenger screening process is now optimised in terms of efficiency, effectiveness and […]

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Athens Airport : 2 milion passengers during June

The airport’s passenger traffic during June almost reached 2 million passengers (1.96), exceeding the respective 2015 levels by 4%. Both domestic and international passengers demonstrated similar levels of increase of 3.9% and 4% respectively. Greek residents continued their positive development, enjoying an increase at the level of 21%, whereas foreign visitors presented a marginal decline […]

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