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Greece’s Regional Airports See 2020 Traffic Plunge by 71%

Covid-19 drove passenger traffic through Greece’s 14 regional airports down by 71.4 percent in 2020 against 2019, according to managing company Fraport Greece.

AIA, Fraport Greece Airports Passenger Traffic Hits Low in November

November passenger traffic at a number of Greece’s airports was severely impacted by the ongoing containment measures aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19.

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.

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.

Greek Coastal Destinations Winning Over Tourists in Covid-19 Times

Coastal destinations in Attica and the South Aegean islands are winning over the trust of domestic and foreign travelers amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

Thousands of Tourists Fly to Five Greek Islands in July

Since Greece opened its borders on July 1, following the Covid-19 lockdown, five Greek islands have been recording the arrival of thousands of tourists.

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.

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.

Skiathos Airport Shortlisted for Most Scenic Approach to Landing – Vote by March 15

Skiathos Airport is among the nominees for PrivateFly's 2020 Scenic Airports awards, which are won by airports that offer the most stunning approach to landing.

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.

Hill International to Support Fraport Greece for the Upgrade of 14 Greek Airports

Hill International has been selected by Fraport Greece to provide project management support for the upgrade of its 14 regional airports in Greece.

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.