Athens Int’l Airport Wins Top Prize at Routes Europe Awards

The Athens International Airport picked up the top accolades at the 2024 “Routes Europe Awards” organized by Aarhus Airport and VisitAarhus and hosted in Aarhus, Denmark.

In the “Over 20-Million Passengers” category, the Athens International Airport triumphed, achieving a new record year in 2023, recording over 28 million passengers alongside 39 new destinations, 19 new airlines and 68 additional services on existing routes. Growth has been driven predominantly by Western Europe and the North American markets.

Ioanna Papadopoulou, director of communications and marketing at Athens International Airport, said: “We are thrilled by this prestigious award which is the reward for our hard work and all our efforts to enhance our airport’s and our city’s connectivity! Dedicated to all our colleagues at Athens International Airport who work 24/7 with dedication and passion for our airlines, our passengers, and our country!”

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