DOH - JTR

The Greek air travel market is performing very well this summer. Latest data from the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority shows that the country’s airports welcomed 8.4 million passengers in June. That is down just 1% compared with June 2019. The country’s busiest airport, which serves the capital Athens, reported traffic down 7% in June. Domestic […]

August 1, 2022 | Airlines, Airports, Europe

ATH - NUE

Greece’s biggest carrier, Aegean Airlines, is offering non-stop flights from Athens to 78 international destinations this summer, including seven that it was not serving during the summer of 2019. This compares with 82 international destinations served three summers ago. The new routes, all launched this summer are (weekly frequency in August 2022 in brackets): 20 […]

ATH return ribbon cut

UK leisure airline Jet2.com recently launched its first regular services to Athens, when it began 2-weekly service (Thursdays and Sundays) from both Birmingham and Manchester. The airport serving the Greek capital became the airline’s 15th destination in Greece. Jet2.com faces no competition on the route from Birmingham. However, both easyJet (up to 5-weekly) and Aegean […]

IAD - ATH apron banner

Despite (as yet) no significant easing of the US’s entry restrictions regarding European nationals, US carriers have recently increased their services to Europe and even started new routes. One such is United Airlines’s new daily service between Washington IAD and Athens. The first flight (UA 982 operated by a Boeing 787-8, registration N45905) departed the […]

July 5, 2021 | Latest Route News +