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Fraport Greece Reports Increasing Number of Flights at Regional Airports

The number of passengers travelling to Greece's regional airports was up by 12.3 percent in January of 2019 compared to January last year, according to a statement issued by Fraport Greece on Monday. Passengers who came to Greece from abroad...

2018 The Best Year For Greek Tourism Ever

According to data published on Friday by Fraport, the company that manages most of the Greek airports, the arrivals of tourists in December recorded an increase of 23.6 percent, with the total number of people visiting the country in...

EU to Allow Visa-Free Travel for UK Citizens in Case of No-Deal Brexit

Ambassadors from the nations of the EU reached an agreement on Friday allowing British citizens to travel inside the EU without a visa, in case the UK leaves the union without a deal. This decision allows Britons visa-free short stays...

Greece's Civil Aviation Service Under Radical Transformation

The Greek Civil Aviation Service is about to be split into two completely separate bodies, after the issue of the Presidential Decrees, following a Parliamentary Act passed two years ago. The first new body will be APA, the Independent Agency...

Greek Airports See 6.4% Year-on-Year Rise in Arrivals

Air passenger traffic grew strongly in the first four months of 2018, helped by a steady growth in international arrivals in Greek airports, official figures showed on Thursday. The Civil Aviation Authority, in a report released on Thursday, said that...

Greek Airport Passenger Numbers Soar for 2017

  Travel to and from Greece appears to be on the rise as Greek media reports air passenger numbers at the country’s airports set a new record last year, reaching 58 million. According to Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) data reported by...

Greek Police Officers to be Posted at German Airports

Greece is to station police officers at German airports as a "response" to the German decision to apply systematic checks to passengers on flights from Greece. The responsibility of Greek police officers will be to assist their German colleagues in...

Higher Departing Passenger Charges for 14 Regional Airports Operated by Fraport Greece

In accordance with the provisions of the ratification law of the Greek state concession contract on departing passenger charges and with immediate effect as of April 11, 2017, departing passengers from the airports of Aktion, Zakynthos, Thessaloniki, Kavala, Kerkyra...

Fraport Greece Officially Takes Over Control of 14 Regional Airports

Fraport Greece officially took over the management of 14 regional airports after the payment of 1.23 billion euros to Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) on Tuesday, as envisaged in a concession contract signed with Greek authorities. The first flight,...

Fraport Greece Signs €1-Billion Loan Agreement for 14 Greek Regional Airports

€A consortium of financial institutions signed a long-term agreement worth approximately 1 billion euros with Fraport Greece to finance the 40-year concession contract of the 14 Greek regional airports, according to a Black Sea Trade and Development Bank announcement...