Business travellers flying to the capital, can combine their professional travel with rewarding sight-seeing. For instance, by visiting THE most important ancient site in the Western world: The Acropolis with its pre-eminent monument, the Parthenon, standing above the city, and visible from almost any part of Athens.
Archaeological site and sanctuary of Ancient Greece, Olympia is another site worth discovering. This small city in Elis, on the Peloponnese peninsula, is famous for having housed the ancient Olympic Games; it is also where the Olympic flame is still lit for modern Games.
The second-largest city in Greece, Thessaloniki, also known as Thessalonica, or Salonika is another popular Greek hot spot. It offers stunning sea views, a waterfront buzzing with activity and a vibrant nightlife.
These are but a few examples of the numerous private jet destinations within the country; just as whitewashed houses, mind-blowing sunsets on the Aegean Sea and Mediterranean flavours are but a few highlights private aviation clients might appreciate about Greece.
Greek cities, islands and airports
Athens attracts both business and leisure travellers flying by private jet, seen as other trips within Greece can start with a private flight to the capital. Athens’ port, Piraeus, is the second-largest passenger port in the world and the largest in Europe. Athens International Airport (ATH), also known as Eleftherios Venizelos is the biggest airport in Greece, followed by Heraklion International Airport (HER) and Thessaloniki Airport (SKG), officially Thessaloniki Airport 'Makedonia'. Heraklion Airport serves Crete, Greece’s most populous island, famous for the Palace of Knossos, the heart of Minoan civilisation.
The Cyclades group of islands counts popular Santorini, which can be reached by private jet directly by landing at Santorini (Thira) International Airport (JTR), the largest airfield in the south Aegean Sea; and Mykonos, upscale summer hotspot in Europe, served by Mykonos Island International Airport (JMK).
The Ionian islands include Corfu, also easy to reach thanks to Corfu International Airport (CFU), usually referred to as Kerkyra Airport; and Paxos, or Paxi, a haven of privacy and tranquillity, not too far from Corfu, and only accessible by boat.
Kos or Cos is part of the Dodecanese island chain boasting luxury resorts and idyllic scenery for private jet travellers landing at Kos International Airport (KGS), also known as Hippocrates Airport.
Private jet travellers sometimes use Greece as a gateway to the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, a popular year-round destination, particularly busy with passengers flying in and out of Larnaca International Airport (LCA).
No matter the city or the island you choose, LunaJets helps you get to it. Contact our team for your upcoming flight to Greece, we are available 24/7.