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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.
Posted On 11 Aug 2017

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.
Posted On 25 Jul 2017

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.
Posted On 07 Mar 2017

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.
Posted On 09 Feb 2017

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.
Posted On 06 Feb 2017

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.
Posted On 19 Oct 2016

ICAP: Greece’s Airline Market Shows Robust Performance in 2013-2015

Greece’s airline market is seeing steady growth thanks in large part to the improvement of the country’s airport infrastructure and to the expansion of the tourist season, business services group ICAP found in a report.

China Airlines Direct Flights to Athens Hinge on Politics

It seems that direct flights from Taiwan to Athens for the summer period are up in the air after Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority rejected China Airlines request for a landing license.
Posted On 09 Jun 2016

Crete’s Kastelli Airport Tender Extended to June 27

The bidding process for the financing, construction and operation of the new Kastelli airport project in Heraklion, Crete, has been extended until June 27, Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis said, adding that six parties have thus far expressed interest.
Posted On 18 May 2016

Bidding Process for Crete’s Kastelli Airport Extended to May 6

The bidding process for the Kastelli airport project in Heraklion, Crete, has been extended until May 6, Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis announced this week, citing the “complexity”of the project.
Posted On 18 Feb 2016

Greek Airport Manager Fraport Busy with 4-year Expansion Plan

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.
Posted On 25 Jan 2016

Greek Aviation Society Teams Up with FSF-MED on Flight Safety

The Hellenic Aviation Society and the Flight Safety Foundation Mediterranean (FSF-MED) have teamed up on issues of flight safety after signing a memorandum of cooperation.
Posted On 15 Jun 2015