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Ongoing Railway Workers' Strike Starting on Tuesday

Repeated three-hour work stoppages by railway staff on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are expected to seriously disrupt rail services throughout the country during the week, with multiple cancellations and changes to scheduled train journeys, including services to Athens International...

Greek Crisis Sees Surge of Passenger Traffic That Doesn't End Up in Hotels

The Eleftherios Venizelos Athens International Airport's (AIA) data and the data of hoteliers found that ten percent of passenger traffic was unaccounted for as it did not end up at a hotel. The study lead to the conclusion that...

1st Plane Pull in Greece With the Support of 'The Smile of the Child' [video]

The first Plane Pull took place in Greece, on Friday May 27, from 11am until 5pm, in the facilities of Athens International Airport. The event was for a good cause, as the activities were supported by the organization "The...

Athens Hoteliers Feel Threatened By Private House Rentals

In a recent press release, the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association (AHA), announced that hotels in Athens have been seeing their occupancy numbers decrease since last fall until February 2016. According to AHA's data, there was a steady decrease throughout...

Aegean Airlines Suspends All Flights to and from Brussels

Greek air company Aegean Airlines said on Tuesday that it is suspending all flights to and from Brussels airport after the explosions at its departures terminal. The A3 620 flight of Aegean Airlines that departed this morning at 8:30 am...

Google Street View Digitizes More Locations in Greece

Google is now digitizing even more locations in Greece in order to help travelers who are planning their next trip have more choices and options, therefore helping to boost the Greek tourist industry. As of today, anyone can "access" Greece...

Privatization Agency Denies Reports on New Concession Deal for Athens Airport

The head of Greece’s privatization agency (HRADF) on Monday dismissed media reports claiming the agency has started negotiating a 20-year extension of the concession agreement with the managing company, Athens International Airport S.A. (AIA), which will be paid for...

Tourist Arrivals Up 8.6% Between January and September 2015

Tourist arrivals in Greece grew by 8.6% in the January-September period this year, Hellenic Statistical Authority said in a report on Monday. The statistics service, in a report based on a survey conducted by the Bank of Greece, said that...

Explosives Scare Cause Flight Delays at Athens International Airport

Thirteen flights out of Athens International Airport were delayed by an average of 40 minutes on Sunday morning after authorities sounded the alarm for a female passenger flying to Madrid, who tested positive in a random screening for explosives....

Soccer Fans Fight Outside Athens International Airport

Serbian and Croatian organized football supporters clashed outside the Athens International Airport on Thursday afternoon. Around 60 Serbian fans attacked 30 Dinamo Zagreb fans, upon the latter group's arrival at the airport, Kathimerini newspaper reports. Five people are being treated in the airport's...