CancelButton to close modal window

Had a Delayed or Cancelled Flight from Athens International Airport?

Check Compensation

Athens International Airport (ATH)

Athens, Greece

Athens International Airport is the 2nd best airport according to our worldwide airport ranking. The airport offers non-stop passenger service to destinations with 182 peak daily departures. It is the busiest airport in Greece.

ATH Flight Cancellations and Flight Delays Compensation


On-Time Performance

On average, around 180 flights depart from Athens International Airport every day. The average flight delay percentage (more than 15 mins) for the airport was 6% in 2016, which is lower than both London Gatwick Airport and Barcelona El Prat Airport. Athens International Airport recieves the largest traffic from Thessaloniki Airport, followed by Heraklion Airport. Athens International ranks 9.4 for punctuality. Last year less than 1% of all flights were canceled of heavily delayed (more than three hours).

On-time performance for nearby airports

For delays longer than 3 hours and cancellations, airline passengers are entitled to compensation under EU regulation. If you encounter these flight disruptions you could be eligible for up to €600.
On-time performance for nearby airports
Nearby AirportOn-Time Performance
Thira 9.8
Irakleion 9.8
Thessaloniki 9.5
Flight Delay Compensation

Had a Delayed or Cancelled Flight from ATH Airport?

Every year, 6% of flights departing from Athens International are delayed (more than 15 mins) or canceled. AirHelp assists air passengers who have experienced a flight delay or cancellation to get compensation from their airline. Simply enter your flight details for any flight that has been delayed or canceled in the last 3 years to check your eligibility. You could be owed up to €600 in compensation.

Check your compensation

Flights from ATH

Athens International is biggest airport in Greece. Last year over 21k flights went through Athens International. It is the central hub for Aegean Airlines and other Greek alrlines.
Flights from ATH
1. Swiss
2. Lufthansa
3. Ryanair
4.Olympic Air
5.Aegean Airlines

Most Popular Flight Routes

Delayed or Cancelled Flight Routes from ATH

As only 6% of flights out of Athens International airport are delayed or canceled, you’re likely to arrive at your destination on time. However, there are some routes that are affected by flight delays and cancellations more often than others. Here is our list of the routes that are most frequently affected:
Delayed or Cancelled Flight Routes from ATH
RouteFlights disrupted
1.ATH to DUB (Dublin, Dublin, Ireland Republic of)80%
2.ATH to LGW (London Gatwick Airport, London , United Kingdom)45%
3.ATH to JTY (Astypalaia Island, Astypalaia Island, Greece)42%

Had a flight delay from ATH in the last 3 years? You could be eligible to claim compensation.

Did you know that any delayed, cancelled or overbooked flight you’ve taken in the last 3 years could be eligible for compensation from the airline? Wherever you’re flying from -- EU, US or international, you have unique passenger rights for the region. For delays longer than 3 hours and cancellations, airline passengers are entitled to compensation under EU regulation. If you encounter these flight disruptions you could be eligible for up to €600.

Check your compensation

ATH Service & Quality Ratings


Quality of Service

This score is based on a series of public customer review sources, as well as our own internal data.

How Passengers feel about ATH Airport


Passenger sentiment

We analyzed passenger opinions on Twitter about their experience traveling to and from Athens International, and the overall satisfaction level was 6/10, giving it an average customer experience rating compared to other European airports.

Tell us more about your experience

Travelled through ATH recently? Tell us more about your experience! Follow us on Twitter or Facebook.

About ATH Airport

Athens International is the primary international airport that serves the city of Athens and the region of Attica. It is Greece's busiest airport and it serves as the hub and main base of Aegean Airlines as well as other Greek airlines.

ATH Airport Location

Getting around ATH

Airport map:

Baggage Claim Issues

Baggage Claim Issues at ATH

If you’ve lost your baggage or your luggage was delayed or damaged, you could be entitled to compensation from your airline. Learn more about your rights to compensation and what steps you should take when you experience a luggage-related issue.
Learn More

Get compensation when your air travel doesn't go as planned.

If you’ve been on a delayed, cancelled, or disrupted flight in the last three years, the airlines might owe you money for your troubles. Check with AirHelp to see if your flight qualifies for compensation.

Check your compensation