On this page you will find news related to Fraport Greece.
On this page you will find news related to Fraport Greece.
As part of the overall public briefing on the progress and development of the 14 Regional Airports of Greece, Fraport Greece, the management company of these airports, hosted a lunch briefing session with the participation of press representatives, highlighting the achievements and challenges that shape the aviation and tourism sector in the country.
As part of the project for further multi-level upgrading of the regional airports and having already completed the first phase of restructuring and reconstruction of the runway at Corfu Airport "Ioannis Kapodistrias," Fraport Greece, the operator of the 14 regional airports in Greece, will proceed to the second phase of the construction works, in this regard.
Fraport Greece, the operator of the 14 regional airports in Greece, successfully conducted a planned large-scale emergency exercise at Mitilini Airport "Odysseas Elytis" in collaboration with all relevant bodies.
An event organized by Fraport Greece, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, which "travels your senses..."
Today, July 28, at 08:30, a private helicopter crashed on the runway of Samos Airport "Aristarchos of Samos" during its landing. The helicopter had departed earlier from the island of Paros, with its final destination being Bodrum, Turkey, and an intermediate refueling stop in Samos.
In light of the extensive wildfires on the island of Rhodes, Fraport Greece would like to inform the travellers that the Rhodes International Airport, "Diagoras" is fully operational. Additionally, all airport staff and partners are making every effort to assist the thousands of tourists who wish to depart from the island, always in cooperation with the respective authorities.
Fraport Greece is steadfast in its commitment to support Greek tourism and actively contributes to the national endeavor of extending the tourist season. To attract more passengers during the off-peak months, the company is implementing new development incentives.
Fraport Greece, the operator of the 14 regional airports in Greece, successfully conducted a planned large-scale emergency exercise at Thessaloniki airport "Makedonia" in collaboration with AEGEAN and all relevant bodies.
“Green” transition, digitization, and collaborations are the main priorities for European regional airports.
Fraport Greece, the operator of Chania Airport "Ioannis Daskalogiannis", is honored to be hosting the 14th ACI EUROPE Regional Airports Conference & Exhibition, RACE 2023, for the first time in Greece, the annual meeting of European regional airport operators, which will take place on 25-27 April 2023, in Chania, Crete.
Fraport Greece was recently awarded at the international "2022 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards" for Thessaloniki “Makedonia” Airport as one of the top airports in Europe, in the category of airports handling 5 to 15 million passengers per year. A special feature of this institution is that the award criteria are based on direct evaluation by the traveler, which is carried out on the day of the journey, providing the fullest possible picture of the passenger's experience and satisfaction.
As part of the further multi-level upgrading of the regional airports, Fraport Greece, the Operator of Santorini Airport, will proceed with the reconfiguration of the airport’s runway safety zones.
As part of a broader plan to further upgrade the already high level of safety and operation of the regional airports, Fraport Greece, the Operator of Mykonos Airport, will proceed with the replacement of the asphalt road, which extends throughout the urban area, in front of the entrance of Mykonos Airport.
As part of the of further multi-level upgrading project of the regional airports, Fraport Greece the operator of Rhodes Airport "Diagoras" will proceed with reconstruction of the airport's runway.
As part of the project to further upgrade the regional airports, Fraport Greece, the Operator of Corfu Airport "Ioannis Kapodistrias" will proceed with the reconstruction of the airport's runway.
At a joint event held on Monday 12 December in Thessaloniki, AEGEAN and Fraport Greece presented their activities at Macedonia Airport and the dominant position of the destination in the strategy of both companies.
A meeting and open discussion of Fraport Greece executives with representatives of the local government, the Professional and Commercial Associations of the prefecture of Corfu and the Region of Ionian Islands, as well as representatives of the local media, took place on Wednesday 26 October 2022 in the city of Corfu.
Fraport Greece is devoted to the strengthening and prosperity of the communities in which it operates.
Fraport Greece held a meeting and open discussion with executives and representatives of local government, as well as professional and trade associations of the prefecture of Chania and the region of Crete, and representatives of the local media on Monday 26 September 2022 at the venue "Mikis Theodorakis" in Chania.
To mark the new direct air service between Paris and Zakynthos, which was inaugurated in early July, Fraport Greece and Air France are actively supporting the ARCHELON non-profit association, which has been protecting sea turtles and their habitats on the Ionian island for almost 40 years.
The Airports Council International (ACI World) has re-certified the 14 airports managed by Fraport Greece another year for the implementation of measures and best practices aimed at limiting the spread of coronavirus.
Today, Fraport Greece is celebrating the first five years of dynamic presence in Greece – a milestone highlighted by one of the largest private investments in the country, the company’s successful course of action and operational expertise, and its expansion and modernization of the 14 regional airports.
Airport operations uninterrupted
Fraport Greece has signed the United for Wildlife Taskforce Buckingham Palace Declaration against wildlife trafficking, extending its biodiversity protection policy to the 14 regional airports and in close collaboration with ACI World.
This summer, Fraport Greece teams up with Dragounis Publications to launch a brand new, standalone magazine devoted to Greece's 14 regional airports.
- The ceremony for the simultaneous inauguration of all 14 regional airports took place at Thessaloniki's "Makedonia" Airport - Through a highly symbolic opening event, Fraport Greece announced the completion of an emblematic €440 mil. investment program about the upgrade and remodeling of the 14 airports
The 14 regional airports operated by Fraport Greece have recently received an accreditation of key importance regarding the measures taken against Covid-19.
Fraport Greece delivers redeveloped and modernized airports ahead of schedule – New services, more comfort and more choices for passengers
- The company contributes to the rescue campaign of the Green Toad on the island of Ithaca
- Young toads have been detected recently, a direct result of this successful conservation initiative
Passengers at Thessaloniki “Makedonia” Airport will soon have the opportunity to undergo Covid-19 molecular detection (rRT-PCR) testing.
- New routes to Mykonos, Santorini, Rhodes, Thessaloniki, Corfu and Zakynthos from Volotea and Wizz Air - Airlines quickly respond to the restart of the market - "Together we can place Greek tourism back on track", G. Vilos Executive Director of Commercial and Business Development, Fraport Greece
Each organization covers fifty percent of the donation - Management and staff of the two organizations thank all the health sector and civil protection staff for their service and contribution to the community
Below you will find answers to the most common questions regarding the measures that Fraport Greece has taken to ensure the visitors’ safety at the 14 regional airports.
The following are highlights of the steps we are taking at Fraport Greece airports
The fully renovated "Alexandros Papadiamantis" Airport in Skiathos included in PrivateFly's annual poll for the world's most Scenic Airports - The vote is already open - Vote now for Greece's own "Saint Martin"!
- As of February 6th, 2020, the airport operates from its new 7.185 sq. modern and user friendly terminal facilities - First to use the new terminal facilities where passengers travelling from Athens at 08:10 a.m.
- Fraport Greece CEO Zinell: “The inauguration of Kavala Airport marks the beginning of a new era for the 14 airports in Greece” - Inauguration ceremony for the upgraded and refurbished Kavala "Megas Alexandros” airport - Sanctification ceremony performed by the Metropolitan of Fillipi, Neapoli and Thassos Stefanos - Representatives of the local authorities and stakeholders attended the ceremony
“Makedonia” among the finalists of the “World Routes Airport Marketing Awards”
Traditional Cycladic architecture in a modern airport environment - The € 25 million investment to be completed by 2021
A significant distinction for the strategic upgrade of the infrastructure at the 14 airports managed by Fraport Greece
Completed infrastructure works, the progress of works and the support to national economy in numbers
170 participants from the island of Lesvos, across the country and abroad - Funds raised in support of the "Oloi Mazi Boroume" campaign
3rd run – Mitilini, "Odysseas Elitis" airport
Saturday, March the 30th 2019 at 11:00
Awareness workshop on safe reptile handling for the firefighters based at Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia”
Following adverse weather conditions in northern Greece during the last 48 hours, Fraport Greece informs that:
Special discounted prices for well known shops at SKG
“off airport check-in” located at the heart of the fair, booth B13
Leading multinational group SSP chooses Fraport Greece for the first Burger King in Greece
As part of a series of events hosted by Fraport Greece in the 14 regions where the airports it manages are located, company executives visited the island of Skiathos.
Fraport Greece and the Archipelagos Institute announce innovative programme to protect wildlife at Samos airport
Awarded the Best Transport Infrastructure deal in Central and Eastern Europe
50% discount on Airport Charges during the winter months - Incentives offered from winter 2018-2019
21% increase in passenger traffic compared to May 2017 - More routes, more options for all - New connections from Doha, London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle, Belfast, Edinburgh, Berlin, Dusseldorf, Nuremberg, Zurich, Hamburg, Dresden, Erfurt, Munster
In a fruitful dialogue, company executives discussed with the local community the upgrade and expansion of the airport and the prospects for tourism growth.
On Thursday 19 April, Fraport Greece unveiled its plans for the strategic upgrade of ‘Ioannis Daskalogiannis’ airport, as part of a series of open briefings held by the company in the areas that its 14 airports serve.
Purchase of 10 new state-of-the-art fire trucks worth €4 million - Replacement of old personal protective equipment
New hires to the 14 regional airports - Applications deadline: 4 March 2018
Following first successful airport run in Kavala, the second one will be held in Kefalonia on 11 March
Zakynthos – In an atmosphere of cooperation and optimism, Fraport Greece presented its €13m plans for the development of Zakynthos International Airport ‘Dionysios Solomos’ during an event that took place on Wednesday.
New, safe, compliant runway
Fraport Greece appoints Ilias Maragakis, an executive with extensive experience and airport management know-how, as its new Chief Operating Officer
Α. Ζinell: “Within just one year, Fraport Greece will completely overhaul the existing airport and significantly improve the passenger experience”
Α. Ζinell: “In the summer of 2020, we will welcome the island’s visitors in a brand-new, state-of-the-art terminal at an airport that both Kos and its citizens rightfully deserve.”
Today’s cancellations of flights from Thessaloniki “Makedonia” airport by an international airline, relate to the same strong concerns raised over a year ago by Fraport Greece, the local authorities, the airport community and the local tourism over the implementation of the state works at the airport and the subsequent reduction in airport’s traffic.
The first Airport Run in Greece has been held with great success on Sunday, November 5 at Kavala Airport.
Α. Ζinell: « Lesvos island will gain the position it deserves among the most popular Greek destinations»
The first stop will be Kavala airport on Sunday, November 5, 2017
Α. Ζinell: "In a couple of years, Santorini Airport will become another key element of the island's global reputation"
New, safe, compliant runway, able to withstand projected traffic for the next 20 years
During September 2017, the 14 airports operated by Fraport Greece recorded a significant increase reaching a total of 4.2 million passengers – an 11.4% increase compared to the same period last year.
Τhe biggest concession in the history of Greece is a complex project, both in technical and operational terms.
Passengers departing from Thessaloniki Airport experienced today a very pleasant surprise.
Following the statement by Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure and Networks, Mr. Ch. Spirtzis, Fraport Greece clarifies:
21,2% passenger traffic increase in Kos
CEO Zinell: “Rhodes will soon have an airport to be proud of”
In regards to the earthquake on Friday, 21.07.17 Fraport Greece would like inform that that the airport operates normally, in a safe and secure environment for passengers and flights.
Mykonos - In an official event held in Mykonos on Friday 12th May 2017, Fraport Greece presented to representatives of local authorities, local tourism stakeholders and local media its plans for the development of Mykonos airport.
New terminal to be constructed - Significant works for improving passengers’ experience and upgrading Kerkira as a travel destination
Fraport Greece has made an upfront payment of €1.234 billion in total – Fraport Greece will further invest about €400 million for improving and expanding the airports’ infrastructure by 2021 – Focus on enhancing facilities, operational processes and the passenger experience
EUR 968,4 million , in total long-term financing by ALPHA BANK , BSTDB, EBRD, EIB and IFC
The 30 years agreement contemplates more than a doubling of the current retail space from 5,000 m2 to over 12,000 m2.
Fraport Greece and Intrakat have signed two EPC (engineering, planning and construction) agreements totaling 357 million euros
New and modern image for the 14 “Gateways of Greek tourism” – Investments and enhanced processes for improving travel experience
CEO Zinell: “We have financial sufficiency and operational readiness for the smooth and safe operation of the 14 regional airports”
Safety is the highest priority – 540 fire fighters to be deployed – Fraport Greece will pay for staff and related costs
Successful dialogue forges spirit of cooperation – Goal is to creating synergies and partnerships – Fraport Greece is ready to take up operational management
Ιn view of taking over the management of the 14 regional airports, Fraport Greece held a comprehensive information meeting on February 13 in Athens, for the excellent preparation of all parties involved in airport operations.
Focus on enhanced comfort, safety and functionality to provide an excellent travel experience for passengers – Passenger traffic expected to increase 48 percent by 2026
In accordance with European regulations, Fraport Greece today presented its airport charges system for Thessaloniki Airport (SKG), which will apply once operations at SKG are transferred to Fraport Greece.
Fraport Greece is pleased to announce the appointment of two executive board positions: Bill Fullerton as chief technical officer (CTO), and Vangelis Baltas as chief financial officer (CFO).
Key points presented by Fraport AG’s Executive Board Chairman, Dr. Stefan Schulte, at the General Assembly of the Greek-German Chamber of Commerce and the 26th ACI Europe General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition in Athens, Greece
Fraport Greece Welcomes Parliamentary Ratification of the Concession Agreements for the Greek Regional Airports Project
Transcript of SKAI TV Interview with Dr. Stefan Schulte, Fraport AG Executive Board Chairman (CEO): Conducted in Athens, Greece, by journalist Sia Kosioni for the “Istories” information show broadcast via SKAI TV on Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Alexander Zinell has been Head of Fraport AG’s External Activities and Investments since 2009 – New Fraport Greece CEO with several years of Experience Abroad
Transfer of Airports Expected in Autumn of 2016 – Regional Airports Vital for Strengthening and Expanding Greek Tourism Industry