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EBRD – SETE Team Up for Destination Management Project

Greece's tourism confederation SETE has joined forces with the EBRD for a pilot destination management plan running on the islands of Rhodes and Santorini.

Fraport CEO: Greece’s Regional Airport Upgrades Completed by 2021

The 14 Fraport-run airports across Greece are slated to be completed in 2021, according to the company’s CEO Alexander Zinell.

Mykonos Airport Gives a Sneak Peek of €25m Upgrade

The airport of Mykonos in 2021 will boast a series of significant upgrades including a new arrivals area, more gates and a new automated luggage handling system.

AirHelp: Athens Airport Ranks 3rd Among World’s Best

Athens International Airport has been ranked third in AirHelp’s 7th annual listing of the world’s best airports and airlines for 2019.

Fraport Greece Wins Gold for Upgrade of 14 Regional Airports

Fraport Greece received a gold award at the Tourism Awards 2019 event, for the upgrade works at the 14 regional airports under its management.

Fraport Greece Reports Progress at 14 Regional Airports

Fraport Greece has completed works at the airports of Zakynthos, Kavala and Chania, and is moving full speed ahead with more upgrade projects at another six airports.

Makedonia Airport Runway Set to Open by Year-end

The most anticipated upgrade project of Makedonia Airport, runway 10-28, is set to open to planes by the end of the year.

Greek Gov’t to Name Financial Advisor for 23 Smaller Airport Projects 

The Greek Transport Ministry will name a financial advisor in the coming period to move ahead with the exploitation of 23 smaller airports across Greece.

Fraport Greece Traffic Revenue Rise Boosts Mother Company Profits

Fraport’s Greece and Brazil airports accounted for two-thirds of the parent company’s increase in revenue last year, which rose by 18.5 percent to almost 3.5 billion euros.

Marketing Greece Launches Tourism Partnership with Chania’s Hoteliers

Marketing Greece has launched a “Tourism Partnership for Chania” by joining forces with the Chania Hotels Association and Fraport Greece – the manager of Chania Airport.

Fraport Greece Airports to Handle 35-40 Million Passengers after Upgrade

The 14 Greek regional airports managed by Fraport Greece are expected to handle 35-40 million passengers annually once upgrade works are completed.

Fraport-run Greek Airports See 12.3% Passenger Traffic Rise in January 2019

Greece's 14 regional airports run by Fraport Greece registered a 12.3% rise in passenger traffic in January this year, compared to the same month in 2018.

Thessaloniki Airport New Navigation System to Address Fog Issues

Performance Based Navigation (PBN) will be implemented at Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Airport to address issues of poor weather that has led to the cancellation of flights.

EBRD Remains Committed to Greece, 2018 Funding Reaches €846m

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) shareholders agreed to extend its mandate in Greece through to 2025.

Ryanair Announces New Thessaloniki – Krakow Route for Summer 2019

Ryanair will launch a new route that will connect the Greek city of Thessaloniki with Krakow, Poland, in summer 2019.

Επισκέπτες από 47 χώρες αναμένονται σε Philoxenia και Hotelia

Οι διεθνείς εκθέσεις Philoxenia και Hotelia έρχονται στις 9-11 Νοεμβρίου με μεγάλη συμμετοχή της τουριστικής βιομηχανίας από την Ελλάδα και το εξωτερικό.

Rhodes, Ionian Isles Mark Record-breaking Tourist Arrivals in Sept 2018

Rhodes and the Ionian Islands are breaking incoming tourism records for September with flows continuing strong into October.

Greek Airport Passenger Fee Set to Rise After Works Completed

Fraport, the managing company of 14 regional airports in Greece, announced plans to increase a fee for all departing passengers as of April 1.

New Terminal at Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Airport Paves Way for Overhaul Works

The expansion and overhaul of the Makedonia Airport in Thessaloniki is set to be completed in two years’ time, says German airport operator Fraport.

Fraport Greece to Offer ‘Off Airport Check-in’ Service at 83rd TIF

Fraport Greece will offer “off airport check-in”, including luggage drop-off, in an specially designed area at TIF-Helexpo, during the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair.