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Greece Still Attracting Travelers in October

The airports of Rhodes, Kos, Santorini and Mykonos so far have welcomed over 130,600 visitors in October.

UK, German Travelers Drive September Tourism to Greece

UK and German travelers gave Greece the thumbs up in September despite Covid-19 and international travel restriction confusion.

Major Projects to Boost Thessaloniki’s Reputation in Southeastern Europe

Major infrastructure works are underway in Thessaloniki, which are expected to contribute to the development of the city as a trade hub and a significant tourism destination.

Fraport Greece Takes Part in Rescue Campaign of Ithaki’s Green Toad

Fraport Greece is actively supporting the campaign for the rescue of the green toad, an endangered amphibian species living on the Greek island of Ithaki.

Fraport Greece Completes Upgrade Works at 11 Regional Airports

Fraport Greece has completed renovation and upgrade works at 11 out of the 14 Greek regional airports it manages and operates.

Fraport Reports Major Drop in Passenger Traffic at its Airports in Greece

Greece's 14 regional airports, operated and managed by Fraport, saw passenger traffic drop by 74.5% in the first eight months of the year, due to the impact of Covid-19 on air travel.

Covid-19: Greek Regional Airport Passenger Numbers Take a Dive

Greece’s regional airports are feeling the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic as they handled 75.1% fewer passengers in July compared to the same month in 2019.

Air France Launches Paris-Thessaloniki Summer Route

Air France has launched a direct route connecting the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki with Paris in France with three flights per week.

Makedonia Airport Welcomes Passengers with Thessaloniki’s Tourism Logo

The staff of Makedonia Airport are welcoming international passengers to Thessaloniki with the tourism logo of the Greek northern city on their face masks.

New Air Routes Connect Greece with Major European Markets

Volotea and Wizz Air have announced new routes connecting to some of the most popular destinations in Greece, according to Fraport Greece.

Thessaloniki Counting on Road Arrivals for 2020 Tourism Season

Thessaloniki authorities this year are counting on road arrivals to offset the negative impact that the coronavirus pandemic has had on tourism.

Fraport Greece, Copelouzos Group Join Battle Against Covid-19

Fraport Greece and the Copelouzos Group are participating in Greece's efforts to contain the Covid-19 pandemic by donating 500,000 face masks to the country's healthcare system.

Smaller Greek Airports Next in Line for Modernization

The Greek government is set to launch a new round of airport privatizations, concerning 23 smaller regional airports in Greece.

New Terminal Opens at Mytilini Airport on Lesvos

Fraport Greece has opened the new terminal of the Mytilini “Odysseas Elytis” airport on Lesvos that includes more check-in counters and a new state-of-the-art baggage handling system.

Greece’s Fraport-run Airports Welcome Over 30 Million Travelers in 2019

Greece’s 14 regional airports currently managed by Fraport Greece welcomed over 30 million travelers in 2019.

Fraport Greece Priorities: Extending Tourism Season, Promoting Destinations

Fraport Greece says it is committed to extending the tourism season by increasing inbound traffic and attracting more airlines to the Greek market.

Fraport Greece Regional Airport Upgrades Almost Complete

Fraport Greece has completed 80% of its investment program, with the airports of Thessaloniki, Corfu, Kos, Mykonos and Santorini being last on its project list.

Marketing Greece’s Tourism Partnership for Chania in Full Swing

A digital campaign for Chania, Crete, is among the actions of Marketing Greece's “tourism partnership” for the destination's promotion.

EBRD-backed Destination Management Scheme Sets Greek Tourism Goals

Two destination management plans for Rhodes and Santorini are now open for feedback after the completion of a pilot program by EBRD.

Greek Airport Manager Fraport Calls for Complementary Infrastructure

Upgrades at Greece’s 14 regional airports are moving full speed ahead but complimentary infrastructure is needed, says Fraport CEO Alexander Zinell.