City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau
Athens International Airport: Business Lounges and VIP services
Passengers at Athens International Airport - Eleftherios Venizelos can choose from a wide range of special services that guarantee a pleasant and relaxing travel experience. We present with you all the information you need regarding the Business Lounges, Executive Valet Parking and your transportation with Executive Cars-Limousines.
Eight Business Lounges are located on the Departures Level of AIA.
Departures - Area A (Extra Schengen)
- British Airways - Terraces
- Olympic Airways - Aristotle Onassis
- Swissport Executive Lounge
Departures - Area B (Intra-Schengen)
- Aegean Airlines - Club
- Alitalia - Donatello
- Goldair Handling
- Lufthansa - Senator
- Olympic Airways - Melina Mercouri
Executive Valet Parking
The Executive Valet Parking service enables passengers to avoid looking for parking space and thus save valuable time by simply handing their vehicle over to authorised personnel. If you wish to use the Executive Valet Service, please drive your car directly to the Departures Level of the
Main Terminal Building (in front of Entrance 3).
(For further information, please contact Central Parking Systems Athens S.A.)
Limousine services are provided on the Arrivals Level, between Exits 3 and 4.
Lounges at AIA, in detail:
Olympic Airlines - Aristotelis Onassis & Melina Mercouri
Olympic Airlines Business Class passengers, Gold Card members of Icarus FFP and Priority Pass card-holders are entitled to enjoy OA VIP Lounges at all destinations abroad, in Athens and in Thessaloniki. There are two luxury lounges at Athens International Airport, Aristotle Onassis (Area A) and Melina Mercouri (Area B), providing high-level services including:
- Fully equipped Business Centre with private meeting rooms, PCs, Internet access, e-mail facility, telephones, fax machines and photocopiers
- Specially designed quiet areas equipped with convertible seats for enhanced comfort and relaxation
- Shower rooms
- Library / Reading area
- A wide selection of international and Greek newspapers and magazines
- Television areas
- Complimentary coffee and soft drinks (self-service kiosks)
- Wine, spirit and snack bar
- Facilities for passengers with special needs
- Smoking and non-smoking areas
Aegean Airlines - Club
Just a short distance from Aegean's ticket office at Gate 4 of Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos you will find the Aegean Club Lounge. All Aegean business class passengers, as well as holders of the Miles & Bonus Gold card, are welcome to enjoy the special amenities of the lounge.
The Aegean Club Lounge has been designed to offer a perfect combination of aesthetics and efficiency, operating smoothly in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Before boarding, you can enjoy a coffee or a snack from the buffet - with specially designated areas for smokers and non-smokers.
The Club Lounge also has a special area for urgent phone calls, as well as computers with Internet access. Passengers can also use their own laptops, plugging them into one of the many outlets provided. Finally, in the reception area, you will find special lockers where you can leave your personal items in absolute security. The ever-courteous Aegean personnel are on hand to offer service with a smile - seeing to all your pre-flight requirements.
British Airways - Terraces
The British Airways Lounge at Eleftherios Venizelos Airport was built with the same philosophy as BA lounges all overn the world. It can be used by BA business class passengers, but also welcomes business class passengers from other airlines at times when there are no BA flights. It is one of three lounges in the Extra-Schengen area of Athens International Airport-Eleftherios Venizelos.
The lounge opened on 21 June 2001 and covers 200 m2 of the Departures Level. It meets all security standards, including those regarding non-flammable materials. In a quiet, beautifully decorated space with a fountain providing a sense of relaxation, visitors can enjoy a variety of snacks from the wine bar, drink an authentic espresso at the Cappuccino Bar, or enjoy a Scotch on the rocks before boarding.
At the British Airways Lounge, visitors can connect to the Internet wirelessly from their own laptops without unnecessary complications. In the Combiz Area, there are two computers available for anyone who wants a quick surf before boarding the plane, as well as a photocopier and fax machine. In short, business travellers have everything they need to make them feel as if they are in the office.
Yet another innovative service offered by the British Airways Lounge is a special display of duty free products. Business class passengers can order and receive their duty free in the lounge without having to move an inch!
Swissport - Swissport Executive Lounge
The best way to begin your journey from the airport is with a visit to the Swissport Executive Lounge, which offers unparalleled relaxation to every traveller before their flight. The Executive Lounge is opposite Departure Gate A11 (for Extra-Schengen destinations).
The 400 m2 area is made up of smaller rooms, including a fully equipped office support centre with computers, fax machines, printers and fast, free Internet access. The lounge also includes a library, massage room and a separate smoking area.
In addition to the wide variety of cold snacks, coffees and alcoholic drinks, it is the only lounge which offers ice cream and a range of hot snacks.
The Executive Lounge welcomes travellers on some of the largest airlines, including Aegean, Continental, Cyprus, Delta, Emirates,
Gulf Air, Qatar Airways, Swiss, Thai, and Tarom.
Lufthansa - Senator
The Lufthansa Senator and Business Lounge was the first lounge to be completed at the brand-new Athens International Airport-Eleftherios Venizelos in February 2001. Dipl. Engineer Loeffler, a well-known architect from Munich, personally planned and supervised the project. Lufthansa offers excellent services to Frequent Flyers, Business Class and Senator Class passengers
in 225 m2 of well-appointed space that includes PC desks with Internet access and wireless net, satellite TV, international press and delicacies. Passengers relax in a gallery-like atmosphere, since the lounge has been turned into an art gallery displaying frequently changed works by Greek artists. Lufthansa is currently investing 150 million euros in upgrading its lounges around the world and the Athens lounge is included in the plans.
- Office units
- Fax machine
- Credit card phone
- Dataports for laptops
- Local magazines and newspapers
- International magazines and newspapers
- German magazines and newspapers
For the most enjoyable wait for your flight, you are invited to use the Alitalia VIP Lounges in Athens, Rome, Milan, other locations in Italy and abroad. The lounge is located opposite Gate B15 in the Transit room on the Departures level, with easy access to all boarding gates. You will also find the same style and atmosphere abroad. Elegant and comfortable surroundings equipped with computers, fax machines, photocopiers and telephones for those who need to work even while they are waiting for their flight.
The perfect way to start your trip. Arrive before your flight and really relax while waiting in an executive VIP lounge. The luxuriously furnished lounge opposite Departure Gate B13 for passengers waiting to board their flight offers a welcome reception desk, departure information for all flights and a business area with free Internet access. A fast-track lane through security control is accessible for easy boarding. In a relaxed atmosphere with a panoramic view of the Spata countryside the lounge offers:
- Departure information for all flights
- Business area with free Internet access
- Smoking/non smoking sections International and local newspapers and magazines
- Tea and coffee
- Free soft drinks
- Free alcoholic beverages
- Assorted snacks and sandwiches
- A relaxed atmosphere with a panoramic view of the Spata countryside
- Safe storage lockers
- Satellite TV.