Some 20.1 million passengers passed through Greek airports during the first six months of the year, up eight percent compared to the same period in 2015, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.
There was a 10.3 percent rise in the number of passengers traveling through Greece's airports during the first five months of 2016, compared to the same period last year, according to data released recently by the Civil Aviation Authority.
A total of 5.7 million passengers passed through Greek airports during the first three months of the year, up 16.9 percent compared to the same period in 2015, which had handled 4.9 million passengers, according to data released on Tuesday by the Civil Aviation Authority.
Passenger traffic through Greek airports increased by 14.6 percent in the first half of the year, compared to the same period in 2014, recording an 8.7 percent rise in the total number of flights over the same period, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.
The January-November 2014 period was the best so far in the history of Hellenic civil aviation as some 43 million passengers passed through Greek airports during the first 11 months of the year, an increase of six million compared to 2013.
Positive data was released recently by a report providing a snapshot of the performance and outlook of the Greek hotel industry, within the broader context of Greek tourism and Greek socioeconomic developments.
Philoxenia 2012 greeting. Despite initial predictions, Greek tourism this year weathered the storm and kept strong. However, problems did not disappear. As we all know, travel by air is the main gateway to our country and we must support and be rational to the operation of air...
As of this month and until the end of the year all aircraft using Greek airports are exempt from paying landing, takeoff and stopover fees, according to an announcement last month by the Transport and Infrastructure Ministry.