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Fraport Expects 14 Greek Airports to Record Rise in 2018 Passenger Numbers

Greece’s 14 regional airports are set to record a high single digit rise in passenger numbers this year, according to Fraport Group.

Lufthansa Group First Half-year Revenues Up by 5.2%

Lufthansa Group boosted revenues in the first half of 2018 by 5.2 percent driven by stronger passenger, flight and seat load.

Airlines, Airports Launch Joint Campaign to Stop Human Trafficking

The airline and airport industries are launching a joint campaign against human trafficking, boosting efforts in awareness, training, and reporting.

‘Mega Airlines Studies’ Trains Students of Airtravel Aviation Academy of Cyprus

The Athens-based training center Mega Airline Studies successfully trained 27 students of the Airtravel Aviation Academy of Cyprus.

Fraport Says Greek Airports Investment to Pay Off in the Long Term

Fraport's decision to take over the management of Greece’s 14 regional airports “remains 100 percent correct", says the group's CEO.

Airlines vs France Over Air Traffic Controller Strikes

Four airlines have filed complaints to the European Commission against France, claiming the country is breaking EU law by not enabling flights during air traffic controller strikes.

EU Tourism Bodies Join Forces Against Air Traffic Control Strikes

Major EU tourism trade bodies are joining forces with Airlines for Europe (A4E) in efforts to minimize the “damaging” impact of air traffic controller (ATC) strikes on travelers and tourism across the EU.

Greece’s LCC Market Share Still Lagging Behind

Greece is among Europe’s nations with the lowest low-cost carrier (LCC) market penetration, according to airline network news and analysis provider anna.aero.

Greece’s Regional Airports Generate Strong 2017 Revenues for Fraport

The 14 regional airports in Greece managed by Fraport, have generated 233.3 million euros in revenue and 14.4 million euros in earnings in 2017.

Zela Aviation Welcomes Anna Vissi to its Offices

Anna Vissi, a popular Greek-Cypriot singer, visited the offices of Zela Aviation in Cyprus during her trip to the island.

Rhodes Records Rising Tourist Figures in June

Rhodes welcomed 34,238 more visitors in June, compared to the same month in 2017, posting a 9.27 percent rise, according to airport operator Fraport Greece.

France’s Air Traffic Controller Strikes Behind 33% of Europe’s Delays, Report Finds

Strikes by air traffic controllers in France are behind a third of Europe’s flight delays, followed by strike activity in Greece, Italy and Germany, over the 2004-2016 period.

Athens, Kefalonia, Corfu Airports See Impressive Rise in April Traffic

The airports of Athens, Kefalonia and Corfu recorded double-digit growth in passenger traffic in April, according to a report by ACI Europe.

Fraport Ups Investments at 14 Regional Airports in View of Rising Arrivals

In view of increasing arrivals, Fraport Greece will accelerate its renovation works at the 14 Greek regional airports under its management.

Direct Air Links Key to Greece Tourism Growth, Says Ministry

Direct air links with new markets worldwide, secured by the Tourism Ministry, have helped boost the number of international arrivals to Greece.

Athens Airport Ranks Second Globally on AirHelp Score 2018

Athens International Airport ranks second worldwide on AirHelp’s 2018 list of best airports based on quality of service, on-time performance, and claim processing.

Qatar Airways Joins ‘Posidonia 2018’ Exhibition as Official Airline Partner

As the official airline partner of the Posidonia 2018 shipping exhibition, Qatar Airways is participating in the biennial event, which is taking place until June 8, in Athens.

Survey Lists Airlines with Best Customer Reward Programs

Reward seats for frequent flyers are now easier to get with availability at almost 74 percent, compared to 66 percent eight years ago, according to a survey by CarTrawler.

Greek Aviation Society Conference Explores Future Challenges

The impact of new technologies on aviation and airport infrastructure were the focus of the Hellenic Aviation Society's 5th conference held at Athens International Airport (AIA).

Fraport Sets Sights on 23 Smaller Greek Airports

Fraport Group, currently running 14 regional airports in Greece, has expressed interest in taking over the management of 23 smaller airports across the country.