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 […]

Athens Airport

Athens International Airport (AIA) was awarded the ACI Europe Best Airport Award 2021 in the 25-40 million passenger category, announced at the recent ACI Europe Annual Congress and General Assembly that took place in Geneva. The award recognises excellence and outstanding achievement across the entire portfolio of airport activities with a particular focus this year on […]

November 15, 2021 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

LoveAthens

The traffic recovery is firmly on track in Athens, proving the resilience and attractiveness of the local market. “We are lucky to have experienced a fast and strong traffic recovery this summer, with 60% of 2019 passenger traffic returning,” explains Leonidas Raftopoulos, Senior Developer, Airline Development at Athens Airport. The airport handled over five million […]

October 9, 2021 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

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 +