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American Airlines to Resume Flights to Athens on August 5

American Airlines has announced it will resume direct flights to Athens, Greece on August 5. No flights from the United States are allowed to land in the country currently due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The first direct flights to Athens...

International Bidding Opens for 30 Percent Stake in Athens International Airport

An international bidding procedure has been launched for the sale of a 30 percent stake in Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport SA (AIA), the largest airport in Greece. The country’s privatization agency, TAIPED, stated on Friday that the deadline for...

Greece Could See Record Year for Tourism

Visitor arrival figures for 2018 so far indicate that this will be a record year for tourism in Greece. Official data from the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority, Fraport and Athens International Airport for the January-July period points to a major upsurge...

Greece Signs 20-Year Extension Contract for Athens International Airport Concession

Greek authorities and Athens International Airport signed a contract to extend a concession contract for Eleftherios Venizelos airport by 20 years (to June 11, 2046). The agreed price is 600 million euros, including VAT, while the net revenue for the...

Greece Accepts AIA's Improved 600 Million Euro Bid for Athens International Airport

The state-owned asset development fund of Greece, TAIPED, recently accepted AIA’s Canadian investors submission for the concession contract's extension by 20 years, which amounts to some 600 million euros in addition to 15 percent of annual operating profits. "AIA's improved...

49-Year-Old Woman Arrested at Athens International Airport With 3.5 kg of Cocaine

A 49-year-old woman was arrested at Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" accused of drug dealing. The drug squad said that the suspect was carrying 3.565 grams of cocaine in three knapsacks hidden inside her luggage. Greek Police said that the...

Emirates Airlines Adds 2nd Daily Athens-Dubai Flight to Connect With U.S.

As of May 1, Emirates Airlines added a second daily flight from Athens to Dubai in order to give its customers more flexibility in connecting with the U.S.. The flight would also give some passengers the opportunity to circumvent the...

Check Out The 'Greek Forests, Green Destinations' Exhibit at Athens International Airport

In order to raise awareness for the need to protect Greece's forestland, the exhibit Greek Forests, Green Destinations is on display at the Athens International Airport. The exhibition is taking place thanks to the Goulandris Natural History Museum and the...

Ryanair Reduces Seats for Athens, Thessaloniki

Ryanair is acting against the Greek government by announcing on Tuesday the reduction of Seats in Athens. The Irish company has found itself at odds with Greece since the government has not responded to growth proposals and for work...

Emirates to Connect New York and Athens with a Direct Flight Year-round

Emirates airlines will launch a new daily flight from Dubai to New York's Newark Liberty International Airport via Athens, the company announced. According to the announcement, Athens is a market with important investment opportunities especially in today's highly competitive...