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Greece’s 14 Fraport-run Airports Receive EASA Safety Certification

Greece's 14 Fraport-run regional airports have received EASA certificates, which confirm the high level of safety in infrastructure and operational processes.

Makedonia Airport Handling All Flights as Scheduled

All flights to and from Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport are being carried out according to schedule since November 24, Greece’s transport ministry said on Tuesday.

Fraport Greece: Kos Airport to Get €30.5m Makeover

Fraport Greece will invest 30.5 million euros to develop Kos "Hippocrates" International Airport, according to the company's CEO, Alexander Zinel.

Airline Cancels Flights at Makedonia Airport Citing Safety Concerns

Fraport Greece reiterated its concerns regarding the maintenance works at Makedonia Airport, after reports that a low cost carrier has canceled its flights citing safety reasons.

New Terminal in the Works at Kefalonia Airport

Fraport Greece has announced that major works have launched for the development and upgrade of the "Anna Pollatou" airport on the island of Kefalonia.

Fraport Greece Airports Boost Parent Company Profits

Fraport Greece has boosted German operator Fraport’s turnover by approximately 181.4 million euros since April, when it took over 14 Greek regional airports.

Fraport Greece: New Terminal Building Planned for Lesvos Airport

Fraport Greece will invest in a new, modern terminal building at the 'Odysseas Elytis' airport in Mytilini, on the island of Lesvos.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: George Vilos, Executive Director Commercial & Business Development Fraport Greece

Fraport Greece will develop and implement targeted actions aiming to attract new airlines and routes that will greatly accelerate the development of our airports-destinations.

Philoxenia 2017 Tourism Expo to Host Conference on Asian Market

Greece’s potential as a destination for the Asian market will be the focus of a conference to be held during the Philoxenia 2017 tourism expo in Thessaloniki.

Fraport Greece to Hold 1st ‘Airport Run’ to Support Vulnerable Groups

Fraport Greece will organize the first ever Greek “Airport Run" at the airports under its management, aiming to support the "All Together We Can" program.

Fraport Greece Presents Revamp Plans for Santorini Airport

Fraport Greece presented its makeover plans for the Santorini Airport to tourism officials and local authorities, during an event recently held on the island.

Ryanair to Launch 23 New Routes from Greece in Summer 2018

Ryanair has announced that it will launch 23 new routes from Greece to European destinations for the 2018 summer season.

Revamp of Greek Regional Airports to Begin in November

Development and upgrading works at Greek regional airports, taken over by the Fraport consortium, are expected to begin in early November.

September Passenger Traffic Rises 11.4% at Fraport-run Greek Airports

The 14 Greek regional airports operated by Fraport Greece recorded an 11.4 percent increase in September, compared to the same month last year, reaching a total of 4.2 million passengers.

Fraport: Airport Upgrade Projects in Greece Proceeding as Scheduled

Transport company Fraport has informed that infrastructure upgrades at the 14 Greek airports it manages will begin this autumn.

Fraport: Passenger Traffic Up 8.3% in 14 Greek Airports in August

The 14 Greek regional airports that are managed by Fraport Greece achieved combined traffic growth of 8.3 percent to some 5.1 million passengers in August 2017.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Concerned About Airport Revamp Deadlines

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) is voicing concerns over the need and timing of upgrade works at the city’s Macedonia Airport and of the completion dates.

Siemens to Upgrade Baggage Handling Systems at 13 Fraport-operated Airports in Greece

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) will modernize the baggage handling systems of 13 out of the 14 regional airports operated by Fraport Greece.

Cruise Ships Sailing Away from Greek Destinations

True to shipping industry insider predictions, cruise travel to Greece, dropped in the Jan.-July period and is expected to remain below par in 2018. 

Air Links with New Markets Top Kountoura-Fraport Talks

Connecting Greece with new markets was at the center of talks between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Fraport’s CEO Alexander Zinell.