Fraport has said that it intends to increase passenger traffic at Thessaloniki's Makedonia airport by 48 percent in the next decade, after 5.3 million passengers passed through Greece's second-largest airport last year.
"Thessaloniki is taking off," Fraport Greece said on Wednesday while presenting its plans for the biggest of the 14 airports it has leased in the country.
The world's biggest passenger aircraft is set to land at Sofia Airport on Sunday.
A Bulgarian pilot will be manning the plane which fits in 500 people and weighs 560 tons, its wing span being covering the width of a football pitch. Its tail is positioned on the level of the ceiling of an eight-storey building.
A strike of Lufthansa employees will cancel flights between the Bulgarian capital and the airports in Frankfurt and Munich on Wednesday.
Sofia airport informed that two flights to and from Frankfurt will be cancelled, namely the one departing at 6.40 o'clock (EET) and the one arriving at 13.15 o'clock (EET).
Air France has renewed its direct daily flights between the Bulgarian and French capitals starting from Sunday.
The flights between Sofia airport and Charles de Gaulle airport have been added to the airline's summer flight schedule and will be serviced between March 27 and October 29.
The flights will be carried out by an Airbus A319 with a capacity of 143 seats.