Ellinikon International Airport

Athens International Airport ranked in top EU terminals for passenger transport

The Athens International airport of Eleftherios Venizelos is ranked 22nd among 30 EU airports with the highest passenger transport having a total 20 million passengers last year. The El. Venizelos recorded a 10.6% rise in passenger transport compared last year.

Atrocious conditions for refugees in ‘Hellinikon Favela’ (exclusive pics+videos)

6,000 refugees and migrants are living in squalid conditions at the Hellinikon area in Attica, where the abandoned 2004 Olympic facilities are standing. Just a few meters from Poseidonos Avenue, running along the coast line of Attica, lies a modern day ‘Greek flavela’, with most people in the area completely oblivious of its existence.

Read the open letter from 3 mayors regarding the refugee/migrant centers in their areas

The government has admitted its lack of plan for immigrants to Greece at a time when they are being carted back and forth from Idomeni to Athens without a plan. The mayors of four regions in Athens have joined their voices in an open letter against the government’s reported plan for a creation of a migrant camp at the former Elliniko airport.

The letter:

December 10, 2015