The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has reported a 10.5 percent rise in passenger numbers in Greek airports for the first six months of 2018, compared to the same period in 2017. The HCAA also recorded a 7.8 percent increase in flight movements to 211.591 over the same period compared to 2017 figures.
The data for the first half of 2018 shows that Greece’s passenger traffic is booming with a significant increase in international arrivals at all airports.
The airports of that recorded the highest passenger traffic percentage increase in the January-June period were Kavala (84.5 percent rise), Milos (76.4 percent rise) and Sitia on Crete (65.9 percent rise).
Arrivals at Greek airports in June alone, increased by 10.7 percent compared to the same month in 2017, reaching 8.191.956 passengers. International arrivals in June were up by 10.8 percent to 3,377,825, compared with the same month last year.