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The 3rd Annual Conference on Compliance with the Regulatory Requirements of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) was successfully held

Continuous compliance with the EASA Regulatory Requirements for the 14 Regional Airports managed and operated by Fraport Greece

The scheduled partial-scale exercise at Chania Airport "Ioannis Daskalogiannis" was successfully completed

Fraport Greece, the operator of the 14 regional airports in Greece, successfully conducted a scheduled partial-scale emergency exercise at Chania Airport "Ioannis Daskalogianis" in collaboration with all relevant stakeholders.

The scheduled full-scale exercise at Kefalonia Airport "Anna Pollatou" was successfully completed

Fraport Greece, the operator of the 14 regional airports in Greece, successfully conducted a scheduled full-scale emergency exercise at Kefalonia Airport "Anna Pollatou" in collaboration with all relevant bodies.

The scheduled Snow Clearing Exercise at Thessaloniki Airport "Makedonia" was successfully completed

Fraport Greece, the operator of the 14 regional airports in Greece, successfully conducted a planned snow clearing exercise at Thessaloniki Airport "Makedonia" in collaboration with all relevant bodies.

The planned full-scale exercise at Corfu Airport "Ioannis Kapodistrias" was successfully completed

Fraport Greece, the operator of the 14 regional airports in Greece, successfully conducted a planned full-scale emergency exercise at Corfu Airport "Ioannis Kapodistrias" in collaboration with all relevant bodies.

Pret A Manger to open first shop in Greece with SSP via Fraport Greece

Pret A Manger to partner with leading food and beverage group SSP and Fraport Greece to open the first Pret shops in Greece

Fraport Greece organized a Workshop on Tourism in Lesvos, in cooperation with the North Aegean Region

On Fraport Greece’s initiative, a very productive one-day workshop on tourism was held at the Chamber of Lesvos, at the end of November, in the presence of the Governor of the North Aegean Region Mr. Kostas Moutzouris and distinguished representatives from the tourism sector.

Fraport Greece: the success story of Greece's 14 Regional Airports and the new challenges for aviation and tourism

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.

Second phase of runway construction works at Corfu Airport "Ioannis Kapodistrias"

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.

The planned large-scale exercise at Mitilini Airport "Odysseas Elytis" was successfully completed

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.

"Greek Breakfast" at Thessaloniki Airport "Makedonia"

An event organized by Fraport Greece, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, which "travels your senses..."

Announcement regarding helicopter crash at Samos Airport "Aristarchos of Samos"

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. 

Announcement regarding Diagoras Rhodes Airport

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 introduces new incentive to extend the tourist season

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.

The planned large-scale exercise at Thessaloniki Airport "Makedonia" was successfully completed.

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.

14th ACI EUROPE RACE 2023 (Regional Airports Conference & Exhibition)

“Green” transition, digitization, and collaborations are the main priorities for European regional airports.

Fraport Greece hosts the 14th Annual Meeting of European Airport Operators (ACI EUROPE 14th Regional Airports Conference & Exhibition, RACE 2023)

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.

Thessaloniki “Makedonia” Airport has been awarded as one of the top airports in Europe

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.

Runway safety zone reconfiguration works at Santorini Airport

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.

Replacement works at the road of Mykonos Airport

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.

Runway construction works at Rhodes Airport "Diagoras"

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.

Runway construction works at Corfu Airport "Ioannis Kapodistrias"

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.

Thessaloniki remains firmly at the core of the development plan for AEGEAN and Fraport Greece

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.

Briefing and review meeting of Fraport Greece with the tourism operators of Corfu

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 upgraded the playgrounds and sports areas in schools of the Municipality of Chania

Fraport Greece is devoted to the strengthening and prosperity of the communities in which it operates.

Meeting of Fraport Greece with the local stakeholders of Chania

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.

Fraport Greece and Air France support ARCHELON initiative in Zakynthos

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.

Fraport Greece’s airports receive renewed certification from ACI World for measures curbing the spread of the coronavirus

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.

Fraport Greece Celebrates Five Years of Presence in Greece

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.

Weather conditions at Santorini

Airport operations uninterrupted

Fraport Greece at the forefront of the fight against wildlife trafficking

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. 

INCREDIBLE GREECE: A brand new magazine by Fraport Greece

This summer, Fraport Greece teams up with Dragounis Publications to launch a brand new, standalone magazine devoted to Greece's 14 regional airports. 

Fraport Greece "Welcomes Tomorrow" at 14 regional airports in the presence of the Greek Prime Minister

- 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 Fraport Greece Airports Accredited by ACI World regarding the measures taken aiming to curb the spread of the coronavirus

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 Completes Four-Year Construction Program for the 14 Greek Regional Airports

Fraport Greece delivers redeveloped and modernized airports ahead of schedule – New services, more comfort and more choices for passengers

Fraport Greece, an ally to wildlife conservation

- 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

Fraport Greece and Athens Medical Group establish a Covid-19 molecular detection test service

Passengers at Thessaloniki “Makedonia” Airport will soon have the opportunity to undergo Covid-19 molecular detection (rRT-PCR) testing.

New routes connecting Greece with important European markets

- 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

Copelouzos Group and Fraport Greece donate to health services 500.000 surgical facemasks in the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic

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

Frequent questions about the protection measures against Covid-19 implemented by Fraport Greece at the 14 airports

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. 

Measures implemented by Fraport Greece at the 14 Regional Airports, in response to Covid-19

The following are highlights of the steps we are taking at Fraport Greece airports

Skiathos Airport nominated for Europe's most Scenic Airports Award 2020

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"!

Mytilene's brand new "Odysseas Elytis" airport terminal in operation

- 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.

A new era for the Kavala “Megas Alexandros” airport

- 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

Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia” selected by the Airline Industry

“Makedonia” among the finalists of the “World Routes Airport Marketing Awards”

Fraport Greece presents the new design of the Mykonos airport

Traditional Cycladic architecture in a modern airport environment - The € 25 million investment to be completed by 2021

Fraport Greece wins Gold award at the 2019 Tourism Awards

A significant distinction for the strategic upgrade of the infrastructure at the 14 airports managed by Fraport Greece

Fraport Greece’s 2nd Anniversary at the helm of the 14 regional airports

Completed infrastructure works, the progress of works and the support to national economy in numbers

3rd Airport Run held in Mitilini "Odysseas Elytis" Airport

170 participants from the island of Lesvos, across the country and abroad - Funds raised in support of the "Oloi Mazi Boroume" campaign

Airport Run is back: Exercise for a good cause

3rd run – Mitilini, "Odysseas Elitis" airport
Saturday, March the 30th 2019 at 11:00

Wildlife protection under Fraport Greece’s sustainable development strategy

Awareness workshop on safe reptile handling for the firefighters based at Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia”

Announcement regarding operations at the “Makedonia” Airport in Thessaloniki

Following adverse weather conditions in northern Greece during the last 48 hours, Fraport Greece informs that:

Black Friday has landed at “Makedonia” airport

Special discounted prices for well known shops at SKG

Fraport Greece to offer “off airport check-in” services during the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair

“off airport check-in” located at the heart of the fair, booth B13

Burger King enters the Greek market through the Fraport Greece airports

Leading multinational group SSP chooses Fraport Greece for the first Burger King in Greece

Fraport Greece presents €16m development plans for Skiathos Airport “Alexandros Papadiamantis”

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.

Sustainable Management of Golden Jackal Population at Samos Airport

Fraport Greece and the Archipelagos Institute announce innovative programme to protect wildlife at Samos airport

Fraport Greece wins a major distinction at the EMEA Finance’s Project- Finance Awards 2017

Awarded the Best Transport Infrastructure deal in Central and Eastern Europe

Fraport Greece Offers Incentives for the Development of New International Routes

50% discount on Airport Charges during the winter months - Incentives offered from winter 2018-2019

New connections for the 2018 summer season at the 14 airports

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

Fraport Greece presents €27m development plans for Kefalonia Airport

In a fruitful dialogue, company executives discussed with the local community the upgrade and expansion of the airport and the prospects for tourism growth.

Fraport Greece holds constructive meetings with Chania local community to boost ‘I. Daskalogiannis’ airport

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. 

Fraport Greece invests in fire safety

Purchase of 10 new state-of-the-art fire trucks worth €4 million - Replacement of old personal protective equipment

Fraport Greece: 30 New Job Opportunities

New hires to the 14 regional airports - Applications deadline: 4 March 2018

Airport Runs return with second instalment in Kefalonia

Following first successful airport run in Kavala, the second one will be held in Kefalonia on 11 March

Fraport Greece unveils €13m expansion plans at Zakynthos Airport ‘Dionysios Solomos”

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.

Fraport Greece names Ilias Maragakis new COO

Fraport Greece appoints Ilias Maragakis, an executive with extensive experience and airport management know-how,  as its new Chief Operating Officer

Fraport Greece unveils €10m remodelling and expansion plans at Kavala “Alexander the Great” Airport

Α. Ζinell: “Within just one year, Fraport Greece will completely overhaul the existing airport and significantly improve the passenger experience”

Fraport Greece unveils Kos airport developmental plans

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.” 

Fraport Greece: "The concerns for flight cancellations at Thessaloniki “Makedonia” Airport due to the state works are, unfortunately, confirmed"

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.

Fraport Greece has launched the development works at Kefalonia "Anna Pollatou" airport
  • Major works on the runway’s pavement, the ATC Tower and the airport’s main building are in progress
  • Project expected to be completed in the summer of 2019, with the construction of the new Terminal
1st Airport Run in Greece: 248 runners supported the "Oloi Mazi Mporoume" Foundation and the “Pnoi” Association for Children and Family with their participation

The first Airport Run in Greece has been held with great success on Sunday, November 5 at Kavala Airport.

Fraport Greece presents the plans for Mytilene airport

Α. Ζinell: « Lesvos island will gain the position it deserves among the most popular Greek destinations»

Airport Run for the first time in Greece: An opportunity to exercise and do good!

The first stop will be Kavala airport on Sunday, November 5, 2017

Fraport Greece presents the plans for Santorini airport

Α. Ζinell: "In a couple of years, Santorini Airport will become another key element of the island's global reputation"

Fraport Greece launches the development works at Mykonos Airport with the reconstruction of the runway

New, safe, compliant runway, able to withstand projected traffic for the next 20 years

Fraport Greece Traffic Overview September 2017

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.

Clarifications regarding Technical Dispute Resolution Procedure

Τhe biggest concession in the history of Greece is a complex project, both in technical and operational terms.

Farewell Concert by Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra at the “Makedonia” Thessaloniki Airport

Passengers departing from Thessaloniki Airport experienced today a very pleasant surprise. 

Press Release

Following the statement by Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure and Networks, Mr. Ch. Spirtzis, Fraport Greece clarifies:

Fraport Greece Presents Its Plans for Rhodes Airport

CEO Zinell: “Rhodes will soon have an airport to be proud of”

Fraport Greece briefing on Kos airport

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.

Fraport Greece presents its plans for an airport worthy of Mykonos’ global reputation

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.

Fraport Greece presents the future of Kerkira airport

New terminal to be constructed - Significant works for improving passengers’ experience and upgrading Kerkira as a travel destination

Fraport Greece Begins 40-Year Concession at 14 Greek Regional Airports

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 

Consortium of lenders provides financing to Fraport Greece for the concession of 14 Greek regional airports

EUR 968,4 million , in total long-term financing by ALPHA BANK , BSTDB, EBRD, EIB and IFC

Fraport Greece and Dufry’s subsidiary “Hellenic Duty Free Shops” signed a 30 years contract covering 14 Greek airports

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 Sign Agreements for Construction Projects at the 14 Regional Airports

Fraport Greece and Intrakat have signed two EPC (engineering, planning and construction) agreements totaling 357 million euros

Fraport Greece’s Development Plan for the New Era at the Greek Regional Airports

New and modern image for the 14 “Gateways of Greek tourism” – Investments and enhanced processes for improving travel experience

Fraport Greece is ready to take over the management of the 14 airports

 CEO Zinell: “We have financial sufficiency and operational readiness for the smooth and safe operation of the 14 regional airports”

Fraport Greece Signs Agreement with the Greek State for Fire-Fighting Services at the Regional Airports

Safety is the highest priority – 540 fire fighters to be deployed – Fraport Greece will pay for staff and related costs 

Fraport Greece Visits Local Representatives of Kavala

Successful dialogue forges spirit of cooperation – Goal is to creating synergies and partnerships – Fraport Greece is ready to take up operational management

Fraport Greece Holds Information Meeting for All Airport Operational Stakeholders of the 14 Regional Gateways

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.

Fraport Greece Presents the Future of Thessaloniki Airport

Focus on enhanced comfort, safety and functionality to provide an excellent travel experience for passengers – Passenger traffic expected to increase 48 percent by 2026

Fraport Greece Hosts Airport Charges Consultation Event for Airline Representatives

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 Announces Executive Board Appointments for CTO and CFO Positions

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).

“Investing in the Future of Greece”

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

Statement by Alexander Zinell, Designated CEO of Fraport Greece

Fraport Greece Welcomes Parliamentary Ratification of the Concession Agreements for the Greek Regional Airports Project

Greek Regional Airports Project in Focus

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

Experienced Fraport Manager appointed CEO for the Group’s Activities in Greece

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

Fraport-Copelouzos Consortium Signs Contracts for Managing 14 Greek Airports

Transfer of Airports Expected in Autumn of 2016 – Regional Airports Vital for Strengthening and Expanding Greek Tourism Industry

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