Metro to Athens Airport

After been out of use for six months the metro line to Athens Airport will reopen at the end of this month. Construction work has been taking place with three new stations being built (Aghia Paraskevi, Nomismatokopio, Holargos) Only one of the stations is actually ready to go with the others due to be opened ...

Athens Pilots Angry over Laser Incidents

There has been rising concern and anger over the amount of laser pen attacks on pilots at Athens Airport recently. The association of Greek pilots has this week called for measures to be taken. Teenagers have been blamed by most for causing the problem. As planes land the laser pen is pointed at the cockpit ...

Athens Airport Scoops Routes Award

The 3rd regional heat of the Routes Marketing Awards took place last week in Prague with Athens Airport emerging victorious with the overall prize. On the night there were awards presented for four categories which were Western Europe, Scandinavia & the Baltics, Central & Eastern Europe and Mediterranean & Southern Europe. Winning Airports included Riga, ...

Lufthansa Celebrate Birthday at Athens Airport

The German Airline Lufthansa this week reached a fifty year milestone at Athens Airport. At 2pm a Lufthansa flight left Athens amid celebratory scenes. Flowers were presented to the planes crew by Paulo Yoshikawa to mark half a century of connecting Athens with the world. The first Lufthansa flight departed from Athens Airport on May ...

The Truth Is Out There – Athens Airport

Strange things are afoot at Athens Airport. An incident involving a UFO in November 2007 has recently come to light. A pilot working for Olympic Airways first reported the sighting which was later confirmed by Athens Airport staff. The Plane was heading for London. The object was also seen by pilots on two other planes. ...