AIA OAG Airport Marketing Award Winner 2007 (October 2007) - For the third consecutive year, Athens International Airports airline-partners rewarded the airport with the 1st OAG Airport Marketing Award 2007 at the 13th World Route Development Forum -ROUTES 2007- in Stockholm. Praised for -maintaining its Olympic sparkle‚-, AIA was awarded for its airline developmental programme resulting in 2007 to attract 12 new airlines, and add 11 new destinations, to America, Asia and Europe.
ATRS Business Efficiency Excellence Runner-up Award - (May 2006): AIA was ranked second by the Air Transport Society (ATRS) following the 10th ATRS Conference in Nagoya, Japan.
Winner of OAG Airport Marketing Award for the best airline development programme - (October 2006): Thanks to the support of its major partners, the airlines, AIA¬ came out top of the list at -Routes-, the annual airline-airport summit meeting, and received the OAG Airport Marketing Award for its airline development programme in the 10-25 million passenger bracket.
Winner of the OAG Airport Marketing Awards - The Airlines awarded Athens International Airport top marks for its support in route development - (October 2005): During the annual airport marketing awards ceremony (OAG Airport Marketing Awards 2005), attended by 1,700 delegates and 300 airlines from all over the world, the airport was acclaimed by the international aviation community as the top-ranking airport worldwide in its category (10 - 25 million passengers) for its airline support programme and contribution to route development.
European Airport of the Year 2004 - (December 2003): The successful implementation of its innovative business scheme earned AIA the title of the European Airport of the Year 2004, granted annually by the British Institute of Transport Management (ITM).
EAGLE Award - (June 2003): In recognition of its contribution to the aviation industry and airline support, AIA received the 2003 Eagle Award of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Airport Marketing Award for airline route development support - (September 2002): During the proceedings of the 8th World Route Development Forum -Routes, Athens 2002-, the airlines declared AIA the best airport in the world (in the 10 - 25 million passenger range) for its effectiveness in strategic marketing schemes for the development of new routes. In addition, the Athens airport marketing team was granted a special merit award for its efficiency in coping with the major challenges confronting the airport since its opening in March 2001.
GREENLIGHT Award in recognition of AIAs Energy and Environmental contribution - (November 2004): Athens International Airport is the first company in Greece to receive the European Commissions GreenLight Award for the development of a series of energy-efficient activities in lighting with the purpose of reducing emissions that contribute to the greenhouse effect.
Best Cargo Airport 2006 - (April 2006): AIA was honoured with the most prestigious international distinction in cargo air transport. The distiction was conferred at the Cargo Airline of the Year award ceremony, an annual event jointly organized by Air Cargo News Magazine and Airports Council International (ACI). AIA received international acclaim in the category of 100 - 500,000 metric tones annually in recognition of its successful programme in cargo development and overall contribution to the field over the last five years.