The ancient city of Athens is the capital of Greece and has a history that dates back thousands of years. This city was named after Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom and is often referred to as the cradle of Western civilization. It is widely believed that the notion of democracy originated in Athens, while philosophy, art and architecture also got shaped and refined in Athens.
Athens’s rich history includes a classical golden age, which occurred around 430 BC. During this time, the city was inhabited by great thinkers like Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. Other greats who lived in Athens at the same time include the playwrights Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, the physician Hippocrates and historians Herodotus and Thucydides. After the Golden Age, Athens star dimmed somewhat but the city bounced back when it was made capital of independent Greece in 1834. More recently, the city underwent a major overhaul when it hosted the Olympics in 2004.
Today Athens is a busy, bustling city, which is littered with stunning ancient landmarks like the Parthenon, the Acropolis, the Temple of Zeus, the Dionysus Theatre and the ancient quarter of Plaka, which is home to magnificent homes, mosques, Byzantine churches as well as sidewalk cafes and restaurants. This chaotic, colorful city with its busy markets and modern, towering edifices is also used by tourists as gateway to the stunning Greek isles and the many simmering sand beaches located near Athens.
If you have a visit planned to Athens and the Greek Isles, you may want to elect ...Read Moreto use business flights for your journey for a journey to Athens from the US usually involves a long haul trek.
Business class seats offer a whole host of comforts to their patrons like priority check-in, lounge access, excess baggage allowances, comfortable seating onboard in dedicated cabins supplied with good food and wine and attentive service. All these various services help to alleviate the quality of your travel experience and provide you with a comfortable passage to and from Athens.
However most folk believe that business class seats are out of their reach, what they don’t realize is that business class discounts are abound and easily available if they know how and where to look for them. Often airlines themselves in order to popularize their business services announce ‘special offers’, which they distribute via dedicated newsletters, the print and social media.
If however you are unable to get these special premium cabin fares you can always contact an airfares consolidator to snag a similar deal. Airfares consolidators are high volume sales agents who usually have exclusive airline contracts. These exclusive contracts give them access to discounted business class tickets to Athens, which they then offer to their patrons. These discount business class seats, like regular business class tickets offer all the amenities and are also eligible for valuable, enhanced mileage accrual, which makes reward flights easily achievable.
Now that you know that cheap business flights are easily available to you, you should be able to bag a good premium class deal for your trip to Athens. Travel on a business class seat even a discounted one will ensure that you arrive at your destination well rested and ready to embark on sight-seeing expeditions around this ancient city. Hide