GREECE | Athens
Athens International Airport
A ground support facility at Athens International Airport supporting trips throughout Greece
On behalf of our team,
welcome to Greece!
At Universal Aviation Greece, we are proud to be the no.1 preferred supervisory company for all local operators, and we offer a personal and friendly service which keeps our customers coming back to us time and again.
My team and I work to the mantra that nothing is impossible, and we make sure that all requests are executed promptly and efficiently.
Our Greek headquarters is based in the country’s historic capital, at Athens International Airport, and we are supported by excellent on-site facilities which are available to you and your passengers 24/7. We also offer a full VIP meet-and-greet service at any airport in Greece, to ensure you have full flexibility with your travel arrangements.
My team and I look forward to welcoming you on your next visit.
Universal Aviation, Greece
Four different ways we can take care of your
ground support needs throughout Greece
- We operate a ground support facility at LGAV.
- We have trained and badged ground handling representatives stationed at over 20 additional airports.
- We can send our representatives to meet you at any destination.
- We can help coordinate ground support for any location.
Ground support capabilities
|Languages spoken||Greek and English|
|Customs and immigration?||Yes|
|UVair® contract fuel available?||Yes|
|Limousine service and car rental?||Yes|
|Crew accommodation arrangements?||Yes|
|Direct ramp access?||Yes – subject to prior permission by airport authorities|
|Computerized worldwide weather briefings?||Yes|
|ACAS/TCAS II:||Required for turbine engine aircraft with MTOW exceeding 15,000 kg or more than 30 pax seats|
|ICAO Annex 16, Chapter II:||No restrictions|
|RNP 5/RNP 10 airspace:||Yes|
|8.33 MHz channel spacing:||Required|
|Airport fire protection category:||LGAV: 9 (military)|
From the city of Athens, take Attiki Odos (Attica Road) south, then east to Athens International Airport. Continue straight from the Main Terminal until you see Hotel Sofitel on the right. Follow the General Aviation signs; after 1 kilometer (from the Main Terminal), you will see the General Aviation common building.
Facility contact information
Athens International Airport
Main Terminal Building
|Hours of operation||0001 – 2359|
|VIP passenger lounge?||Yes – available at GAT|
|VIP crew lounge?||Yes|
|Hangarage?||Yes – subject to space availabilty|
Recent articles discussing operating in Greece
from our Operational Insight blog
Tips for Business Aircraft Ops to Europe in the Summer
Operating to popular European destinations during summer months can be challenging, as you’re often dealing with high demand/limited supply situations. For short-notice trips to busy Mediterranean destinations, it’s critical to begin preparations with your 3rd-party provider and ground handler as early as possible to avoid potential delays… Read more.
Operating to Greece during Summer Months
During the summer months, it’s best to plan as far in advance as possible for business aircraft operations to popular Greek destinations, in order to enjoy the best options in terms of aircraft parking, hotels, services and fuel uplifts. Particularly when operating to smaller island… Read more.
Top Considerations When Operating to Athens (LGAV)
Generally speaking, business aircraft operations to Athens (LGAV) are fairly straightforward. Operations can be done on short notice without need for extended lead times or advance arrangement. There’s plenty of aircraft parking capacity for destination visits. LGAV is also very efficient for tech stop purposes… Read more.