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AirHelp: Air Travelers Still Don’t Know Their Rights

The majority of travelers using air transportation appear to have little knowledge of their rights, according to a recent survey released by legal experts AirHelp.

EU Court Rules Airlines Must Compensate for Delays, Cancellations

Flyers can now demand compensation of up to 600 euros from airlines even in cases of strike or delay, according to a decision by Europe’s highest court.

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.

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.

Greece’s Passenger Traffic Up in First Two Months of 2018

Greece’s airports welcomed 3.85 million passengers during the first two months of 2018, a 3.2 percent increase year-on-year, according to HCAA data.

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.

Greece’s Airports Break All Records in 2017

Greece’s airports broke all records in 2017, serving a total 482,410 flights and marking a 2.7 percent increase compared to 2016.

Greece Sees Rise in Arrivals, Travel Receipts in Jan-Oct 2017

Greece saw an increase in inbound visitors and travel receipts during the first 10 months of 2017, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

Greek Airports Welcome Record 11-Month Passenger Traffic

Greek airports recorded robust passenger numbers in the January-November 2017 period welcoming a total 55.8 million against 53.6 million last year.

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.

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.

Ten-month Passenger Traffic at Greek Airports Up by 9.9%

Airports across Greece recorded a 9.9 percent rise in passenger traffic for the first 10 months of the year compared to the same period in 2016.

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.

Greek Airports Record Surge in Nine-Month Passenger Traffic

An additional 4.1 million passengers have gone through Greece’s airports so far this year compared to the first nine months of 2016, the Hellenic Civil Aviation Administration (HCAA) said.

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.

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.

AirHelp Assesses Greek Airports Under Fraport Management

Legal services provider AirHelp has proceeded with the assessment of 14 regional airports in Greece run by Fraport for the June 15 - August 16 period.

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 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.

Fraport Steps in as Manager at 14 Greek Airports

Fraport Greece is taking over the 40-year management of 14 regional airports across Greece and plans to proceed with renovation and construction works.