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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.

Fraport Greece Presents Ambitious Plans for Rhodes Airport

Fraport Greece presented its plans for the “Diagoras” Airport, during an event held on Rhodes in the presence of local authorities and tourism officials.

Tourism Operating Normally After Earthquake on Kos

Tourism is operating normally on the island of Kos following the 6.6 magnitude earthquake that hit the island on Friday, July 21.

Greek Government Seeks to Upgrade 23 Airports via PPPs

The Greek government aims to prompt public-private partnerships (PPPs) towards the upgrade and modernization of 23 regional airports.

Fraport Outlines Master Plans for Mykonos, Corfu Airports

Airport operator Fraport Greece unveiled ambitious plans for the makeover of the airports of Mykonos and Corfu during special events held on both islands.

Greece Set to Receive €2bn in EBRD Funding by 2018

Greece will receive up to 2 billion euros in European Bank for Reconstruction and Development funding by 2018. The financial institution will continue investing until 2020.

Property Experts See Potential in Greek Hotel Sector

A number of important deals were completed last year in the Greek hotel industry, while more international firms are looking into doing business in the country, according to a report.