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Fraport, Intrakat Ink Greek Airport Construction Projects Deal

Fraport Greece has entered an agreement with Intrakat for the overhaul works on the 14 regional airports that have come under its management.

Consortium to Lend Fraport €1bn to Run 14 Regional Airports in Greece

A consortium of financial institutions will lend Fraport Greece approximately 1 billion euros for the 40-year concession of 14 airports across the country.

Commission: Fraport Greek Airports Deal in Line with EU Law

Greek government agreements with Fraport Greece for the management of 14 regional airports are in accordance with EU law, the European Commission said.

Aviation Body Says 3.75m Travelers Enter Greek Airports in Jan.-Feb.

A total of 3.75 million passengers, up by 7.2%, compared to the same period in 2016, have gone through Greek airports in the first two months of the year.

Fraport Greece Holds Info Event Ahead of March 15 Airport Takeover

Fraport Greece is ready to take over management of 14 regional airports on March 15 and held a day event recently in order to present its ambitious plans.

Regional Greek Airport Hand-over to Fraport Stalls

The transfer of management of 14 Greek airports to German transport company Fraport has been delayed with a potential due date set for mid-March.

Four Out of Europe’s Top 10 Worst Airports are in Greece

Four out of the 10 airports in Europe voted as being the worst in 2016 are in Greece, according to travel site sleepinginairports.net.

Fraport Unveils Plans for Macedonia Airport, Aims to Boost Traffic by 47%

German airport operator Fraport recently unveiled ambitious plans for the makeover of the Macedonia Airport in Thessaloniki.

Fraport Presents New Charges System at Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport

Frankfurt-based transport company Fraport, to manage 14 regional airports across Greece, recently presented a new airport charges system at Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport, which it said will become the company’s flagship.

GNTO to Gauge Traveler Satisfaction at 11 Greek Airports

Aiming to ensure the best quality services are offered to travelers visiting Greece, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) announced this week the launch of a survey across 11 Greek airports, inviting research companies to make their bids for the project.

Promoting Greece Top Priority for Fraport Airports Manager

Promoting Greece into a leading destination is at the top of Frankfurt-based transport group Fraport’s agenda after taking over the management of 14 regional airports across the country late last year, said its CEO Stefan Schulte.

Greek Gov’t Eyeing New Round of Airport Concessions

The Greek government is examining the possibility of a second round of airport concessions to be undertaken by a new body which will oversee the use and management of state property previously controlled by the finance ministry.

Police-manned Help-desks at Greek Airports to Assist Tourists

Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Rhodes, Chania, Corfu, Mykonos, Kos, Santorini and Zakynthos airports are currently hosting tourist police offices in their arrival area. A tourist police office will soon be opening at Athens International Airport.

Paros Airport Ready by July, Milos, Naxos, Syros to Follow

The airport of Paros will be fully operational and linked with Greek and international destinations by July 16, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis said on his recent visit to the Cycladic island, adding that renovations were expected to get underway at...

Fraport Airports Management Visits Skiathos, Touches Base

Within its recent series of visits to the 14 regions in Greece where German transport company Fraport will operate the local airports, a management team visited the Sporades island of Skiathos to touch base ahead of the launch of operations there next year.

Assets Fund Says Airports Deal to Boost Greek Coffers by €14bn

State coffers are set to get a much-needed boost to the tune of 14 billion euros following the privatization of 14 regional airports late last year, the Greek assets fund said on Monday.

Greek Airport Manager Fraport Busy with 4-year Expansion Plan

Works are set to get under way across the network of 14 regional airports that Frankfurt-based transport company Fraport took over late last year in a privatization deal that brought a total of 1.2 billion euros to Greek state coffers.

Aegean VP Says Airports Deal a Step in the Right Direction

The privatization agreement between the government and consortium Fraport-Slentel for the 40-year management of 14 regional airports in Greece, which was finalized on Monday, is a step in the right direction, the vice president of the country’s biggest carrier, Aegean, said.

Greek Airports Deal to Go Down in Black and White

The privatization agreement between the government and German contractor Fraport-Slentel for the management of 14 regional airports in Greece is set to be finalized in 10 days.

Athens Airport Among Top Europe Performers in September

Athens International Airport (AIA) is among the Top 5 European facilities demonstrating the highest growth in September, according to a monthly traffic report released by European airport trade body, ACI Europe.