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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.

Lefkada Authorities Look to Extend Season Through Sea Tourism

Authorities of the island of Lefkada are interested in extending the tourism season through the development of sea travel and new theme-oriented products.

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.

Passenger Traffic Through Greek Airports Up in Jan-Feb

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports increased by 10.7 percent during the first two months of 2019, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

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.