Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia” selected by the Airline Industry

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


Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia” was nominated by leading airlines and shortlisted for the "World Routes Airport Marketing Awards".

This is the first time that a Greek regional airport secures a top 5 nomination in the "4 to 20 million passengers" category.

The nomination criteria included and examined the efficient management and support of airlines, route development strategy, the level of overall cooperation with the airlines as well as the implementation of innovative airport marketing solutions. Following an evaluation by an independent committee consisting of top industry executives worldwide, the winner will be announced in Adelaide at the “Routes Word 2019” conference in September. The other shortlisted airports are Budapest, Malta, Oakland and Stuttgart.

Mr. Giorgos Vilos, Executive Director of Commercial & Business Development at Fraport Greece, commented “Our participation in the final stage of the awards, is a great honor for the Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia” and Fraport Greece. First and foremost because this the first time that a Greek regional airport is being shortlisted in a category with other top airports, but also because the shortlisted airports are being nominated by the airlines, a fact that proves that the industry acknowledges the quality of our work across all levels.”

For more than 20 years, “Routes” rewards excellence and innovation in air transportation. This year’s «World Routes Awards», are more competitive than in the past, as according to the organizers, there is a record-number of candidacies.

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