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Airport news • 15 December 2015 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review
A consortium comprising of Fraport AG and Greek partner Copelouzos Group has signed a contract with the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund to operate 14 regional airports in Greece.
Athens International Airport’s mission in the area of ground handling can be summarised as “ensuring the reliable supply of quality services at an optimal price level”. In pursuit of this objective, Athens International Airport S.A. (AIA) is actively involved in a triangular relationship with the ground handling providers and the airlines, and cooperates closely with all other key stakeholders, including the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority, Customs and Police Authorities, and the various international air transport associations (ACI, IATA, EU DG Trend).
According to the head of baggage handling at AIA, the immense demands placed on the baggage handling services during the 2004 Olympics prompted some unconventional solutions.