The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority on Friday awarded the EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) airport certificates to the 14 Greek regional airports that are operated and managed by Fraport Greece.
The certification officially confirms that the regional airports of Thessaloniki, Kefalonia, Corfu, Kavala, Aktion/Preveza, Chania, Zakynthos, Rhodes, Mykonos, Kos, Lesvos, Samos, Santorini and Skiathos meet the latest and strictest European aviation standards in the area of equipment and aviation safety.
The EASA certification ensures the safety of infrastructure (corridors etc.) and operational processes (fire safety etc) of the regional airports, which serve international passenger traffic. The certificates also confirm the high level of services provided at the airports.
The safety certificates were awarded to the airports by Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority Governor Konstantinos Linzerakos.
EASA is an EU agency established in 2002 with the mandate to issue implementing flight safety rules and approve airworthiness standards through certification. Headquartered in Cologne, the agency currently counts 32 member states (28 EU Member States, Norway, Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein).