Airport

Fraport eyes new developments at Makedonia airport

Fraport Greece is considering implementing additional non-obligatory investments at Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport, including the construction and operation of a hotel. The German-Greek consortium has completed most of the initial 450-million-euro investment program in the 14 regional airports it operates.

SANS and Bulgarian Police Investigate Bomb Threats Against Bulgarian Media and Airports

BNT provided access to inspectors from Bulgaria's special services to the broadcaster's building for the necessary checks for explosive devices. Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security (SANS) and the Ministry of Interior are investigating the terrorist threat.

Bulgarians with Children Blocked at the Frankfurt Airport

Bulgarians were blocked at the Frankfurt airport for more than 24 hours. According to them, the cause of the incident is the large queues on checkout counters, Dilyan Kalchev from NOVA TV reported.

"The group was made up of about 35 people, including people with small children and people who had surgery recently," said on of the affected people, Daniel Bratanov.

French-German Consortium "Sof Connect" Wins the Concession for Sofia Airport

The French-German consortium "Sof Connect", which operates Munich Airport, has been selected as the winner of the concession tender for Sofia Airport, Bulgaria's Transport Minister Rossen Zhelyazkov said on July 17. The contract can be signed after the expiry of the 15-day period in which the remaining four candidates have the right to appeal, reports BNT. 

An Increase in the Traffic at Varna Airport Is Expected

Expectations for a weaker tourist season this year have been justified, but the airport is doing its best to offer excellent conditions for passengers and air carriers. This was announced in Varna by the airline director Dimitar Kostadinov. Kostadinov summarized the results by the end of June and the expectations:

Air passenger traffic growth slowed in May

Passenger traffic registered by Greek airports soared over the first five months of the year, according to Civil Aviation Authority figures.

From January to May 2019 the total number of passengers who used Greece's airports amounted to 17,061,502, up 5.6 percent or 904,230 passengers, compared to the same period last year.

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