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Fraport Sets Sights on 23 Smaller Greek Airports

Fraport Group, currently running 14 regional airports in Greece, has expressed interest in taking over the management of 23 smaller airports across the country.

South Aegean Region, Fraport Join Forces to Attract More Flights to Four Greek Airports

The Region of South Aegean has joined forces with Fraport Greece to attract new air connections to the airports of Rhodes, Kos, Santorini and Mykonos.

Western Crete Travel Agents Table Plans for Chania Airport Upgrade

Western Crete travel operators are calling on Fraport Greece to take measures in order to make the Chania Airport competitive by adopting a flexible pricing policy.

Chania Airport to Welcome 13 New Routes

Thirteen new routes will soon be introduced at Chania Airport “Ioannis Daskalogiannis” on Crete, according to Fraport Greece.

Hoteliers Call on Ryanair to Re-examine Chania Base Termination

Chania hoteliers are calling on low-cost carrier Ryanair to re-examine its decision to shut down its base at Chania Airport on Crete.

Ryanair to Reduce Greek Domestic Flights, Close Base at Chania Airport

Ryanair has announced plans to reduce its domestic Greek flights and also close its base in Chania Airport on Crete.

Makedonia Airport Ready for Take Off, Airlines Requesting Slots

Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Airport is set to 'take off’ in the upcoming tourism season with more airlines requesting landing slots.

Qatar Airways Makes its Debut Flight to Thessaloniki from Doha

Qatar Airways' first flight to Thessaloniki, Greece, touched down at Thessaloniki International Airport "Makedonia" on March 27.

Robust Revenue for Fraport in 2017 Driven by Greek Airports

Fraport Group announced strong revenue for 2017 driven by significant traffic growth at its airports, with those in Greece boosting revenue by 234.9 million euros.

Thessaloniki Makedonia Airport Main Runway Opens

The main runway at Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport is in operation handling all flights, following the completion of planned maintenance works there.

Ryanair Launches New Routes from Greece, Criticizes Price Hikes at Regional Airports

Low-cost carrier Ryanair is adding 13 new routes to its 2018 winter schedule, connecting Athens and Thessaloniki with destinations in Europe, Asia and North Africa.

Fraport Greece to Hold Second ‘Airport Run’ on Kefallonia

Fraport Greece will host the second "Airport Run" at the Kefallonia Airport on Sunday, March 11, following the first running event in Kavala, northern Greece.

Greek Tourism on the Agenda of Delphi Economic Forum 2018

Greece’s potential as a tourism destination and the strategies needed for further growth will be on the focus of the Delphi Economic Forum III, which will take place between March 1-4 in Delphi.

HCAA: Int’l Arrivals at Greek Airports Show ‘Significant’ Rise in January 2018

International arrivals at Greek airports in January reached 505,172, up by 9.7 percent, compared to the same month in 2017.

Greek Regional Airport Works Underway, Ios Island Awaits Study Findings

While upgrades are underway at Greek airports, a pre-survey for the construction of an airport on the island of Ios has been submitted to regional authorities.

Fraport Greece Begins Kos Airport Renovation Project

Fraport Greece has launched development works at Kos “Hippocrates” International Airport with the reconstruction of the runway.

Fraport Greece Appoints Ilias Maragakis as Chief Operating Officer

Fraport Greece has appointed Ilias Maragakis, an executive with more than 20 years of aviation experience, as its new chief operating officer.

Marguerite Fund Acquires Stake in 14 Greek Regional Airports

The Marguerite Fund has acquired a 10 percent stake in Fraport Greece, the owner and operator of 14 regional airports in Greece.

Greece’s Regional Airports See 10.3% Passenger Increase

Arrivals at Greece's 14 regional airports currently run by Fraport increased by 10.3 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, reaching a total of 27.6 million passengers.

New Flights Link Thessaloniki with Destinations in Europe, Asia

New flights connecting Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport - currently run by Fraport Greece - with popular destinations in Europe and Asia are expected to launch in 2018.