Frankfurt-based transport company Fraport, to manage 14 regional airports across Greece, recently presented a new airport charges system at Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport, which it said will become the company’s flagship.
Aiming to ensure the best quality services are offered to travelers visiting Greece, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) announced this week the launch of a survey across 11 Greek airports, inviting research companies to make their bids for the project.
Promoting Greece into a leading destination is at the top of Frankfurt-based transport group Fraport’s agenda after taking over the management of 14 regional airports across the country late last year, said its CEO Stefan Schulte.
The Greek government is examining the possibility of a second round of airport concessions to be undertaken by a new body which will oversee the use and management of state property previously controlled by the finance ministry.
Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Rhodes, Chania, Corfu, Mykonos, Kos, Santorini and Zakynthos airports are currently hosting tourist police offices in their arrival area. A tourist police office will soon be opening at Athens International Airport.
The airport of Paros will be fully operational and linked with Greek and international destinations by July 16, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis said on his recent visit to the Cycladic island, adding that renovations were expected to get underway at...
Within its recent series of visits to the 14 regions in Greece where German transport company Fraport will operate the local airports, a management team visited the Sporades island of Skiathos to touch base ahead of the launch of operations there next year.
Works are set to get under way across the network of 14 regional airports that Frankfurt-based transport company Fraport took over late last year in a privatization deal that brought a total of 1.2 billion euros to Greek state coffers.
The privatization agreement between the government and consortium Fraport-Slentel for the 40-year management of 14 regional airports in Greece, which was finalized on Monday, is a step in the right direction, the vice president of the country’s biggest carrier, Aegean, said.