ACI EUROPE urges governments to adhere to WHO guidance and reject blanket travel bans

Airport trade body ACI EUROPE has today given its strongest support to the World Health Organisation’s call for a calm and measured response to the Omicron variant, and urged governments to react accordingly. Specifically, in its updated COVID-19 Travel Advice released yesterday, the WHO states: • Countries should continue to apply an evidence-informed and risk-based […]

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Passengers want to use biometrics to speed up processes and eliminate queuing post pandemic

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2021 Global Passenger Survey (GPS), which delivered two main conclusions: 1. Passengers want to use biometric identification if it expedites travel processes. 2. Passengers want to spend less time queuing. “Passengers have spoken and want technology to work harder, so they spend less time ‘being processed’ […]

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ACI EUROPE: Holiday season improvements in passenger traffic “cannot be called a recovery”

European airport trade body, ACI EUROPE, today released its air traffic report for July 2021, as well as preliminary data for the month of August. The report shows that passenger traffic in the European airport network decreased by -49.3% in July compared to the same period pre-pandemic (2019) – a significant improvement compared to previous months (-74% in Q2 […]

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IATA: Airlines and airports issue stark warning to European Prime Ministers on inconsistent approach to travel restrictions

Europe’s airline and airport associations have written to Prime Ministers, Transport, Health and Home Affairs Ministers across the European Union, Schengen and the UK, setting out deep concerns over their failure to implement coherent and science-based approaches to travel restrictions. The letter, sent jointly from Airports Council International Europe (ACI EUROPE), Airlines for Europe (A4E) […]

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A new era for the Kavala “Megas Alexandros” airport

The revamped and upgraded Kavala “Megas Alexandros” airport was inaugurated by the Fraport Greece management team, in the presence of representatives of the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, the Municipalities of Kavala and Nestos, as well as representatives from the business community and stakeholders of the region. The € 11 million project completed in […]

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Fraport Greece presents the new design of the Mykonos airport|PHOTO

Fraport Greece presented the architectural design of the new Mykonos airport during an event that took place in Mykonos Island. The event was attended by representatives from the local authority, local stakeholders, the tourism and airline industry. The design that was presented to the public for first time highlighted the philosophy behind the new face […]

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Athens airport among the first “China-ready“ in Europe

The first app in Greece exclusively for Chinese travellers, created by Athens International Airport in collaboration with Toorbee. Information about the airport and the city of Athens is now available for Chinese travellers, through the airport’s brand new and innovative App, developed and designed in cooperation with Toorbee, for the “WeChat” platform! The new “AIΑ […]

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TUI DESTINATION EXPERIENCES : Career Open Days 2018

TUI Destination Experiences, which is part of TUI Group, the world’s number one integrated tourism group, is looking for candidates to fill the positions of Airport & Hotel Representatives throughout Greece. The open days are addressed to prospective applicants with a great appetite and enthusiasm to serve the Group’s guests in various Greek destinations during […]

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

During the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), Fraport Greece will be offering “off airport check-in” facilities – an innovative service provided by airport operators at conferences and trade fairs worldwide. In order to better facilitate the TIF visitors making their transfer to the Thessaloniki airport “Makedonia”, Fraport Greece will be offering an “off airport check-in” […]

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

At the Kavala Chamber of Commerce Fraport Greece presented its €10m plans for the development of Kavala Airport, “Alexander The Great,” during an event that took place on Thursday, 7th December. The open event was attended by representatives from local authorities, local stakeholders and the local community, who discussed with company representatives a range of […]

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