Travelers who are looking for cheap flights to Greece have many options of flying into the Athens Airport, the Thessaloniki International Airport and the Rhodes International Airport.
The Athens International Airport began operating in 2001, replacing the old Athens (Ellinikon) International Airport. It is located in Sparta, and serves the city of Athens and the region of Attica. There is a Main Terminal building, which handles mainly Schengen flights and some non-Schengen flights. The Satellite Terminal building only handles non-Schengen flights.
The Thessaloniki International Airport was formerly known as the Mikra Airport, and is located southeast of the city. The Rhodes International Airport is located on the island of Rhodes and serves the city of Rhodes. It is also relatively close to Turkey, where people can take a ferry into there. Most of its traffic is in the summertime during the tourist season.
Athens International Airport (ATH) Information
The Athens International Airport (ATH) is a new and modern airport. Amenities include baggage wrapping, lost and found, restaurants, shops, baggage storage, information services, tourist services, banking services, ATMs, currency exchange, postal services, a business center, Wi-Fi, business lounges, baby rooms, a children’s entertainment area, a pharmacy, medical services, a hotel, duty-free shopping and public art.
Airlines That Fly Into Athens
The Athens International Airport (ATH) is among the 25th busiest European airports. It is a hub for Olympic Air, and Aegean Airlines. Some other airlines that service this airport include EasyJet, Egypt Air and Air France.
Thessaloniki International Airport Information
The Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG) is the second biggest in Greece, and there is a master plan for a large expansion project. Amenities include a restaurant, bars, luggage wrapping, luggage lockers, duty-free shopping, ATMs, currency exchange, a children’s creative area and a medical center.
Airlines That Fly Into Thessaloniki
The Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG) is either the second or third busiest in Greece, depending on the year. Most of the air traffic is to elsewhere in Europe. Some airlines that service this airport include Thomson Airways, Olympic Air, EasyJet, Air Berlin and Aegean Airlines.
Rhodes International Airport (RHO) Information
The Rhodes International Airport (RHO) is undergoing expansion to extend its grounds. Amenities at this airport include banking services, restaurants, duty-free shopping and stores.
Airlines That Fly Into Rhodes
The Rhodes International Airport (RHO) is one of the busiest Greek airports, and it offers many direct international services. During the busy season (April through October), there are many charter flights from Jordan, Israel, Lebanon and Egypt, as well as seasonal flights to many other places in Europe. Some airlines that service this airport include Air Berlin, Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and Thomson Airlines.