Athens International Airport

Ryanair to halt Athens-Thessaloniki flights

Just days after being hit with negative publicity for redirecting a flight from London destined for Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport to Timisoara in Romania due to the weather conditions at the Greek airport, Irish low-fare carrier Ryanair announced on Sunday that it will be halting its domestic service linking Athens with Thessaloniki.

Tender for Athens Airport stake set for early 2019

Greece's privatization agency will proceed with a tender to sell a 30 percent stake in Athens International Airport (AIA) early next year, its head said on Wednesday.

The TAIPED privatization agency holds a 30 percent stake in the airport, with the government owning another 25 percent.

The rest is held by German-based airport manager AviAlliance and Greek group Copelouzos.