Lounges operating at Heraklion Airport

airport lounge

There are 2 lounges for travelers in Heraklion Airport; Goldair Handling (Evropi VIP) and Filoxenia. Major airlines like British Airways, Thompson and TUI don’t operate directly any business lounges but some business travelers are able to use the airport’s lounges for free. Please contact your airline for further information. Some Greek carriers (Ellinair, Sky Express & Aegean airlines) do offer CIP Lounge services.


The Goldair Handling Lounge (formerly known as the Evropi Lounge) in Heraklion Airport is located at the departure level, on the first floor of the Extra Schengen Area. It offers a wide variety of hot and cold dishes, tasty snacks and delicious desserts, all inspired by Greek gastronomy, also honoring Cretan traditional cuisine.

The lounge offers panoramic sea views of the sea of Crete, a reception desk and live flight information. In addition to that, free internet access (wifi), Satellite TV and international and local magazines are also available.

For reservations you can call the following number: +302103543000
Goldair Lounge Opening Hours:

Sunday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Monday: 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Saturday: 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM

The Goldair Handling Lounge remains close during winter time (From mid October to mid May).

filoxenia lounge

The Filoxenia Lounge is located at the departure hall, on the 1st floor of Heraklion airport, right opposite of the Swissport offices.  It’s open to travelers with any airline that flies from Heraklion & any ticket class.

There is free wireless internet, tvs, air conditioning and has comfy seats. There is also a plethora of of sandwiches, cake, cans of drink & beer. Prices start from €45 per passenger.

Filoxenia Lounge is open every day from 7AM to 10:00PM (0700 to 2300) but only during the high season (from mid May to October 31st). It remains closed during the low (winter) season and doesn’t offer any sleep facilities.Available Services:

The email address to book the Filoxenia lounge is her.lounge@swissport.gr