Fraport AG - which ranks among the world's leading companies in the global airportbusiness- offers a full range of integrated airport management services and boasts subsidiaries and investments onfour continents. In 2014, the Fraport Group generated sales of €2.4 billion and profit of about €252 million. Last year more than 108.5million passengers used airports around the world in which Fraport has more than a 50 percent stake.
At itsFrankfurt Airport (FRA) home base, Fraport welcomed about 60 million passengers and handled some 2.2 million metric tons of cargo (airfreight and airmail) in 2014. For the currentwinter timetable, FRA is served by88 passenger airlines flying to 247 destinations in 100 countries worldwide.More than half of FRA's destinations are intercontinental (beyond Europe)- underscoring Frankfurt's role as a leading hub in the global air transportation system. In Europe, Frankfurt Airport ranks first in terms of cargo tonnage and is the third-busiest for passenger traffic.With about 55 percent of all passengers using Frankfurt as a connecting hub, FRA also has the highest transfer rate among the major European hubs.
FrankfurtAirport Cityhas become Germany's largest job complex at a single location, employing more than 80,000 people at some 500 companies and organizations on site. Major new real estate developments- such as The Squaire, the Gateway Gardens business park, and the Mönchhof Logistics Park- are creating an exciting new dimension and range of services at the evolving Frankfurt Airport City of the 21st century.
Almost half of Germany's population lives within a 200-kilometer radius of the FRA intermodal travel hub- the largest airport catchment area in Europe. FRA Airport City also serves as a magnet for other companies located throughout the economically vital Frankfurt/Rhine-Main-Neckar region. Thanks to synergies associated with the region's dynamic industries, networked expertise, and outstanding intermodal transportation infrastructure, FRA's world route network enables Hesse's and Germany's export-oriented businesses to flourish in global growth markets.Frankfurt Airport meets the increasing needs of the export-oriented economies of the State of Hesse as well as Germany as a whole, for optimal connections to growth markets around the globe. Likewise, FRA is a strategic gateway for companies wanting to access the huge European marketplace. Thus, Frankfurt Airport- which is strategically located in the heart of Europe- is one of the most important hubs in the global logistics chain.
About Copelouzos Group
Copelouzos Group plays a leading role in the Greek market and comprises various companies, which are active in the most important business sectors in Greece and internationally. The Group's core business areas are electricity production and trading, including renewable energy (wind and solar parks, hydroelectric plants), infrastructure projects and concessions, real estate, advertising, exhibition and congress centers, and construction and project management for large-scale projects.
Copelouzos Group hasjoint ventures with global groups such as Fraport, the Russian Gazprom, the Italian ENEL, the Bulgarian Electricity Company NEK EAD, the Russian VTB Capital, and the French JCDecaux, etc.
Within theairport business, the Group, apart from the 14 Greek regional airports, participates in the Athens International Airport- being the only Greek private company involved in this activity. Both Copelouzos and Fraport are partners in the Northern Capital Gateway consortium that manages St. Petersburg's Pulkovo Airport.