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Offline Maik

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Re: Kef airport soon sold?
« Reply #100 on: Sunday, 18 March, 2018 @ 19:02:08 »
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Fraport Greece: Renovations, upgrades at all 14 regional airports completed by 2021

Germany's Fraport, the lead partner in the Fraport Greece consortium, said renovations and upgrades at half of the 14 airports it manages in the east Mediterranean country will have been completed by mid 2019.

The German company added that another four airport renovation projects, out of the total of 14 facilities around Greece, will be ready by 2020, and the rest by the summer of 2021.
http://www.naftemporiki.gr/story/1330765/fraport-greece-renovations-upgrades-at-all-14-regional-airports-completed-by-2021


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Landing, Parking Fees Set To Rise at 14 Greek Airports

Landing and parking fees at the 14 international airports in Greece managed by Fraport are set to increase—and, in some cases, double—starting April 1.
https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2018-03-14/landing-parking-fees-set-rise-14-greek-airports

Haven't found any up-to-date info on when work at Kef airport will be completed. Looks (to me) as though Kef will 'escape' with a (comparatively) low increase for landing.

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Re: Kef airport soon sold?
« Reply #101 on: Friday, 23 March, 2018 @ 19:04:43 »
Am guessing the full runway is available again with an A320 just landing & departing.....

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Re: Kef airport soon sold?
« Reply #102 on: Sunday, 15 April, 2018 @ 21:54:43 »
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Changing the face of regional airports

Although the main construction work is set to begin after September in order to avoid creating problems for passengers during the summer season, the aim is to have seven of the 14 airports ready next year. The head of Fraport Greece and of parent company Fraport AG, Stefan Schulte, recently said that the timetable provides for the airports of Zakynthos, Kavala and Hania to be ready before the summer of 2019, while those of Argostoli on Cephalonia, of Aktio, of Samos and of Skiathos after the summer of 2019.

The company’s four-year plan also provides for the creation of five new terminals in Thessaloniki, Kos, Corfu, Cephalonia and Mytilini, as well as much-needed development and upgrading projects for all the airports. These include increasing the number of check-in booths, screening and security points and luggage conveyor belts, while extensive upgrades will also be made in regard to airport safety, such renewing the tarmac on landing strips, installing HBS inline screening systems for luggage monitoring and constructing or renovating fire stations.

In total, the surface of the terminals in all 14 airports will expand by about 100,000 square meters, thereby considerably strengthening their capacity.

Fraport Greece took over the airports on April 11, 2017, and has activated an investment program of 415 million euros. The first step was taken late last year with work at the airports of Myconos and Cephalonia...

Cephalonia airport is also receiving upgrades, as Fraport is repairing its air-traffic control tower and the central terminal building of the Ionian island. Among the other interventions currently being implemented at the Anna Pollatou Airport in Argostoli is the cleaning of the main trench drains in the restricted-access area, as well as upgrading of the main runway, whose lifespan has also expired.

According the timetable of Fraport Greece... all of the work being planned will have been completed by 2021.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/227681/article/ekathimerini/business/changing-the-face-of-regional-airports

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Re: Kef airport soon sold?
« Reply #103 on: Monday, 16 April, 2018 @ 08:48:30 »
Does anyone know why the Ryanair flights to Stansted on last monday and thursday were delayed by nearly two hours?  Anything to do with repairs?

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Re: Kef airport soon sold?
« Reply #104 on: Monday, 16 April, 2018 @ 14:42:15 »
Nothing to do with repairs. Maybe to do with ATC restrictions in UK airspace for the first few weeks of April?

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Re: Kef airport soon sold?
« Reply #105 on: Monday, 16 April, 2018 @ 16:47:01 »
French ATC disruption, supporting French Railway and Air France strikes?

"...the unions are demanding a pay increase of 6 per cent; the airline is offering 1 per cent.
They have announced additional strikes on 10, 11, 17, 18, 23 and 24 April 2018..."

France strikes: air and rail passengers affected