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Kalamata Airport in Greece on Track for Development

The tender for the selection of consultants for the development of Kalamata Airport in Greece has been completed.

EU Decides to Cut Off Airline Links with Belarus

Dozens of airlines have decided to stop serving Minsk, after EU leaders said they would be imposing sanctions on Belarus over the forced landing of Ryanair flight FR 4978 out of Athens on Sunday.

Greece Wants Sanctions Against Belarus for Ryanair Incident

Greece is calling on the EU to take action against Belarus after the forced landing of a Ryanair passenger jet in Minsk on May 23 and the arrest of a dissident journalist.

Fraport Airport Upgrade Project in Greece Sends Message of Trust to Investors 

Fraport's decision to invest in the upgrade of 14 regional airports in Greece is sending a loud message to global investors who are interested in doing business in the country.

Greece Enters New Era of Transport with 14 Upgraded Airports

Greece is moving in the next era of tourism and transport after upgrading 14 regional airports to meet the increasing demand.

Greek PM: Regional Airport Upgrades An Investment in Tourism

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Greece was entering a new era thanks to a 440-million-euro investment by Fraport in the upgrade of 14 regional airports.

Development of 23 Greek Smaller Airports Starts with Kalamata

Development procedures for Greece’s 23 regional airports have kicked off starting with Kalamata, according to the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations.

Greece Sees Air Arrivals Rise Slightly in April

Greek airports recorded a slight increase of 1.75% in the number of international arrivals in April this year, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Fraport Greece Bets on Makedonia Airport Potential

Fraport Greece has high hopes for Makedonia Airport which serves the northern port of Thessaloniki, the country’s second largest city.

Fraport Greece Completes Makeover of 14 Greek Regional Airports

Fraport Greece has completed its four-year infrastructure development project at the 14 regional airports under its management in Greece.

Survey: Global Shoppers Show ‘Appetite’ for Travel

Over half of the world’s shoppers are keen on returning to travel overseas despite Covid-19, says a survey by tax free shopping provider Global Blue.

ACI World: Covid-19 a Blow to Global Airport Traffic, Revenue

The coronavirus outbreak is set to drive international airport passenger traffic volume down in the first quarter of 2020, according to ACI World.

Athens Airport Sees Healthy Rise in Jan-Feb 2020 Traffic

Athens International Airport (AIA) achieved a 4.3 percent increase in incoming traffic during the first two months of 2020 to 2.8 million passengers.

EU to Reset Flight Compensation Rules, Say Consumer Groups

EU authorities are planning to re-examine the Commission’s Flight Compensation Regulation to the benefit of airline companies.

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.

Greece Receives €180m Loan for Kastelli Airport Project

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a 180-million-euro loan to Greece for the construction of the Kastelli airport on Crete.

Attica, Mykonos Hold Biggest Share of Duty Free Shopping Sales

Attica, Mykonos, and Macedonia are in the lead in terms of duty free shopping sales, according to data released by Global Blue.

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.

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.