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Ten Potential Bidders Emerge for a 30% Stake in Athens Airport

Greece’s privatization agency announced on Tuesday that ten investment consortia have submitted expressions of interest for a 30 percent stake in Athens' Eleftherios Venizelos...

Syrian Men Posing as Volleyball Team Nabbed at Athens Airport

Greek police arrested a group of ten illegal immigrants from Syria at Athens' International Airport on Saturday. The men, who were posing as a volleyball...

Athens Airport Among Top Three in the World

The Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in Athens is considered to be among the best three in the world, according to recent survey by Air...

Athens Airport Launches App for Chinese Visitors

Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos (AIA) announced on Wednesday the launch of a new, groundbreaking service through which Chinese visitors will be given access...

Greece’s Privatization Fund Grants 20-Year Extension To Athens’ Airport Concession

The Athens International Airport El. Venizelos was granted a twenty-year extension to its concession agreement with the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund worth a total...

Plume of Smoke Disrupts Landings at Athens Airport, Flights Diverted

Greek authorities are diverting some flights due to land at Athens' Eleftherios Venizelos airport to other airports due to the thick plume of smoke...

Police Make Heroin Bust at Athens Airport

A 34-year-old woman from South Africa was arrested at Athens International Airport on Thursday by narcotics officers and charged with drug trafficking. The woman, who...

The White Whale of the Skies Lands at Athens (photos)

Aviation enthusiasts in Athens had a rare chance to see one of the giant "Beluga" planes that landed at Eleftherios Venizelos airport recently. The plane...

International Arrivals Soar at Athens Airport

Arrivals at Athens International Airport rose by 6.5 percent in January 2018, compared to the same month in 2017, airport authorities said on Monday. Despite...

New Piraeus-Athens Airport Rail Link to Start Thursday

A new direct train service linking the port of Piraeus with Athens' international airport will begin on Thursday, Greek train operator TRAINOSE has said. The...

Qatar Airways Brings Airbus A350 to Greece for First Time (video)

    Qatar Airways has announced it is the first airline to ever fly the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 to Greece. The carrier temporarily upgraded its current thrice-daily service...

Former Athens Airport Turned into a Plane Graveyard (video)

The Athens former airport, Hellinikon, has become a graveyard for many abandoned Olympic Airways planes. As the airport awaits redevelopment, these spectacular images captured by...

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