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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.

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.
George Vilos, Executive Director Commercial & Business Development Fraport Greece
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: George Vilos, Executive Director Commercial & Business Development, Fraport Greece

Fraport Greece Executive Director Commercial & Business Development George Vilos highlights how the upgrade of 14 Greek regional airports will serve as a catalyst for the upgrade of the country's tourism.

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.
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Ryanair Adds 14 New Routes to Greek Summer 2020 Schedule

Ryanair has announced its Summer 2020 schedule for Greece, which includes 14 new summer routes to destinations in France, Italy and Germany.

Thessaloniki Tourism Promoted to Foreign Target Markets

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization has carried out more than 100 marketing activities in 2019 for the promotion of the city to its target tourism markets.

Thessaloniki Airport Shortlisted for World Routes Marketing Award

Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia” was nominated by leading airlines and shortlisted for the "World Routes Airport Marketing Awards".

Ministry and Fraport Agree on Upgrade, Promotion of 14 Greek Destinations

The Greek Tourism Ministry has agreed on a "strategic cooperation" with Fraport Greece to promote the destinations that are home to the 14 airports managed by the company.

Wizz Air Promotes Thessaloniki as a City Break Destination

Hungarian low cost carrier Wizz Air is promoting Thessaloniki – one of its destinations in Greece – as an ideal choice for city break travelers.

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.

Ellinair Celebrates 5th Anniversary Where it All Began: Thessaloniki

Ellinair, a Mouzenidis Group airline, recently celebrated its fifth anniversary in the aviation industry with an event in the destination where it all began: Thessaloniki.

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.

Kavala and Thasos Come Together for Tourism

Marketing Greece has launched the new “Tourism Partnership for Kavala-Thasos” in efforts to further develop and promote the tourism offerings of both destinations.

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.