Nearly 19 years after first coming into operation in advance of the 2004 Olympics Summer Games, Athens International Airport's authority in charge of the management of the facility, AIA,  has been given a new 20-year concession contract by the European Commission.

The EU's executive for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, said the Commission found that the €1.1 billion fee that will be paid by AIA for the 20-year extension of the airport's concession corresponds to a market price.

"This means...

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