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Ministry and Fraport Agree on Upgrade, Promotion of 14 Greek Destinations

The Greek Tourism Ministry has agreed on a "strategic cooperation" with Fraport Greece to promote the destinations that are home to the 14 airports managed by the company.

Lufthansa Begins Direct Thessaloniki-Frankfurt Flights

After 17 years, Lufthansa has launched a new direct non-stop service to Thessaloniki International Airport “Makedonia”, connecting the Greek northern city with Frankfurt.

First Burger King Restaurant Opens in Greece

SSP and Fraport Greece have opened the first fast-food Burger King restaurant in Greece at the “Diagoras” Airport on the island of Rhodes.

Greece Sees New Connections for Summer 2018 at 14 Airports

Fraport Greece this summer season is welcoming a number of new flights at the 14 Greek regional airports it operates and manages.

Western Crete Travel Agents Table Plans for Chania Airport Upgrade

Western Crete travel operators are calling on Fraport Greece to take measures in order to make the Chania Airport competitive by adopting a flexible pricing policy.

Chania Airport to Welcome 13 New Routes

Thirteen new routes will soon be introduced at Chania Airport “Ioannis Daskalogiannis” on Crete, according to Fraport Greece.

Fraport Greece Begins Kos Airport Renovation Project

Fraport Greece has launched development works at Kos “Hippocrates” International Airport with the reconstruction of the runway.

Marguerite Fund Acquires Stake in 14 Greek Regional Airports

The Marguerite Fund has acquired a 10 percent stake in Fraport Greece, the owner and operator of 14 regional airports in Greece.

Greece’s 14 Fraport-run Airports Receive EASA Safety Certification

Greece's 14 Fraport-run regional airports have received EASA certificates, which confirm the high level of safety in infrastructure and operational processes.

Revamp of Greek Regional Airports to Begin in November

Development and upgrading works at Greek regional airports, taken over by the Fraport consortium, are expected to begin in early November.

Fraport: Passenger Traffic Up 8.3% in 14 Greek Airports in August

The 14 Greek regional airports that are managed by Fraport Greece achieved combined traffic growth of 8.3 percent to some 5.1 million passengers in August 2017.

Greek Regional Airports Record Surge in Int’l Arrivals

A significant increase was recorded in the international arrivals of 14 Greek regional airports during the January - July 2017 period.

Fraport Shows Revamp Plans for the 14 ‘Gateways of Greek Tourism’

Fraport Greece has released plans on the development works for the upgrade of the facilities of the 14 Greek regional airports it will soon manage.

Fraport Greece: Ready to Take Over Management of the 14 Regional Airports

German-Greek consortium Fraport Greece on Monday announced that it is ready to take over the management of the 14 Greek regional airports.

Greece’s Council of State Rejects Motions Against Fraport Privatisation Deal

Greece's Council of State, the country's highest administrative court, has dismissed six motions that were against the concession agreement for the transfer of the management of 14 Greek regional airports to a consortium led by German transport company Fraport.

Fraport Informs Greek Tourism Sector on Revamp Plans for 14 Airports

"We are conducting one of the largest investments in Greece", George Vilos, the executive director of commercial and business development of Fraport Greece said on Tuesday.

Fraport: ‘Our Engagement in Greece will Act as a Catalyst for Tourism Growth’

"We are convinced that our engagement in Greece will act as a catalyst for the growth of the country’s vital tourism sector", Alexander Zinell, Fraport Greece’s CEO, said while welcoming the parliamentary ratification of the concession agreements for the Greek regional airports...

Alexander Zinell Appointed CEO of Fraport Greece

Alexander Zinell has been appointed CEO of “Fraport Regional Airports of Greece Management Company S.A.” based in Athens. His tenure will start this summer.

Greece Signs Airports Deal with Fraport-Copelouzos

Τhe 40-year concession agreement between the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (TAIPED) and the consortium of Fraport AG-Copelouzos for the upgrade, maintenance, management and operation of 14 Greek regional airports was signed on Monday.

German Fraport Takes Over Operations of 14 Regional Airports in Greece

German transport company Fraport will take over the management of the Greek regional airports located in Thessaloniki, Corfu, Chania, Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Aktion, Kavala, Rhodes, Kos, Samos, Mytilini, Mykonos, Santorini and Skiathos.