Airports across the country recorded robust passenger numbers in the January-November 2017 period welcoming a total 55.8 million travelers against 53.6 million last year.
According to data released on Tuesday, by the Civil Aviation Authority, a total of 55,830,580, passengers went through Greek airports in the 11-month period this year, up by 9.8 percent or 5,000,324 million passengers compared to the corresponding period in 2016, at 50,830,256 passengers.
The aviation authority notes that the 11-month figures are greater by 2,193,331 compared to 2016 12-month figures.
Specifically, in November, the country’s airports handled 2,295,338 passengers, an 8.1 percent rise against the same month a year ago. The number of international arrivals in November increased by 11.9 percent, or 549,780 passengers compared to the corresponding month in 2016 at 491,490.