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Greek Airports Welcome Record 11-Month Passenger Traffic

Greek airports recorded robust passenger numbers in the January-November 2017 period welcoming a total 55.8 million against 53.6 million last year.

Macedonia Airport Handling All Flights as Scheduled

All flights to and from Thessaloniki's Macedonia Airport are being carried out according to schedule since November 24, Greece’s transport ministry said on Tuesday.

Airline Cancels Flights at Macedonia Airport Citing Safety Concerns

Fraport Greece reiterated its concerns regarding the maintenance works at Macedonia Airport, after reports that a low cost carrier has canceled its flights citing safety reasons.

Crete’s Kastelli Airport Works to Kick Off in 2018

Works on the Kastelli airport project on Crete are set to begin in spring after the finalization of the 480-million-euro deal and its parliamentary approval.

Ten-month Passenger Traffic at Greek Airports Up by 9.9%

Airports across Greece recorded a 9.9 percent rise in passenger traffic for the first 10 months of the year compared to the same period in 2016.

Athens Airport Management Plans to Invest €400m in Upgrades

Athens International Airport's operator has announced plans to put 400 million euros into the upgrade of the airport, over the next five years.

Greek Airports Record Surge in Nine-Month Passenger Traffic

An additional 4.1 million passengers have gone through Greece’s airports so far this year compared to the first nine months of 2016, the Hellenic Civil Aviation Administration (HCAA) said.

Athens Airport Gets 20-year Concession Extension

Athens International Airport’s concession to run the country’s largest airport for the next 20 years has received the green light.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Concerned About Airport Revamp Deadlines

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) is voicing concerns over the need and timing of upgrade works at the city’s Macedonia Airport and of the completion dates.

Air Links with New Markets Top Kountoura-Fraport Talks

Connecting Greece with new markets was at the center of talks between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Fraport’s CEO Alexander Zinell.

Athens Int’l Airport Bolsters Handling Capacity 

Athens International Airport (AIA) has boosted its handling capacity to 26 million passengers following an ongoing upgrade budgeted at 35 million euros.

GEK Terna, India’s GMR Clinch Kastelli Airport Project Contract

GEK Terna and India's GMR Airports Limited have tentatively been named contractors for the construction and operation of the Kastelli airport on Crete.

Greek Government Seeks to Upgrade 23 Airports via PPPs

The Greek government aims to prompt public-private partnerships (PPPs) towards the upgrade and modernization of 23 regional airports.

Crete’s Kastelli Airport Project Moves to Next Stage

An infrastructure consortium made up of GMR Airports Limited and GEK Terna placed a bid at 480 million euros for the construction and operation of the new Kastelli airport on Crete.

Commission: Fraport Greek Airports Deal in Line with EU Law

Greek government agreements with Fraport Greece for the management of 14 regional airports are in accordance with EU law, the European Commission said.

Interview – Andreas Christodoulides: ‘Zela Aviation Aims to Exceed Customer Expectations in Air Chartering Industry’

Zela Aviation's founder, Andreas Christodoulides, talks to GTP about the company's role, accomplishments and future plans in the air transport industry.

Fraport Greece Holds Info Event Ahead of March 15 Airport Takeover

Fraport Greece is ready to take over management of 14 regional airports on March 15 and held a day event recently in order to present its ambitious plans.

Aegean Flights to Connect Tel Aviv with Thessaloniki in May

Greek national carrier Aegean recently announced the launch of direct flights from Tel Aviv to Thessaloniki during the May - October period.

Promise of Greek Summer Attracts New Flights

As summer draws near all the more airlines are introducing new flights, adding more seats or boosting the frequency of their existing routes to destinations in Greece aiming to secure a piece of the growing market.

Egyptair Marks 60 Years in Greece, Lays Out New Plans

Boosting the frequency of its flights, running the Santorini route all year round, establishing a direct Cairo-Thessaloniki itinerary and including Mykonos in its transportation plans are among the priorities set for 2017 by Egyptair.
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