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‘Can’t Miss Thessaloniki’ Campaign Takes Off

The ‘Can’t miss Thessaloniki’ campaign aims to set the northern Greece destination as a ‘top of mind’ choice for international travelers.

Fraport Greece Bets on Makedonia Airport Potential

Fraport Greece has high hopes for Makedonia Airport which serves the northern port of Thessaloniki, the country’s second largest city.

Greek Airports See Passenger Traffic Down for 13th Month in a Row

Passenger traffic at all of Greece’s airports was down for the 13th month in a row due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, according to data by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

New Digital Campaign for Thessaloniki Takes Off – Videos

The tourism offerings of Thessaloniki and the experiences one can live there are being promoted through a new online video campaign.

Ryanair to Open New Bases on Corfu, Rhodes, Crete for Summer 2021

Ryanair will open three new bases on the Greek islands of Corfu, Rhodes and Crete for summer 2021.

Covid-19 Aviation Directives Keep Passenger Traffic Down in Greece

Passenger traffic at Greek airports continued its downward trend in February due to Covid-19 travel restrictions and aviation directives.

Covid-19 Travel Restrictions Cut Passenger Traffic at Greek Airports in January

Greek airports served 383,463 passengers in January 2021, representing an 83% decline compared to the same month last year.

Fraport Greece Completes Makeover of 14 Greek Regional Airports

Fraport Greece has completed its four-year infrastructure development project at the 14 regional airports under its management in Greece.

Covid-19 Keeps Greece’s Passenger Traffic Down in October

The Covid-19 pandemic continued to have a negative effect on air travel to Greece in October, according to recent data from the country's airports.

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.