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Greece’s Regional Airports See 2020 Traffic Plunge by 71%

Covid-19 drove passenger traffic through Greece’s 14 regional airports down by 71.4 percent in 2020 against 2019, according to managing company Fraport Greece.

Greece Air Traffic Nosedives to 30-year Low in 2020

Air traffic to Greece in 2020 dropped to a record 30-year low of 19.7 million arrivals as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Covid-19 Resurgence Forces Europeans to Put Travel Plans on Hold

Europeans are reluctant about traveling during the holiday period due to renewed lockdowns and increasing Covid-19 cases, a European Travel Commission study found.

Greece’s 11-month Air Passenger Traffic Nosedives

Measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 have hit Greece’s incoming air traffic hard driving it down by 68.7% in the January-November period.

AIA, Fraport Greece Airports Passenger Traffic Hits Low in November

November passenger traffic at a number of Greece’s airports was severely impacted by the ongoing containment measures aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19.

Intra-European Travel Interest Strong for 2021, Says ETC

Europeans are still interested in traveling and appear to be planning trips in 2021 despite Covid-19 resurgence, according to the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Greece a Top 5 Choice for 2020 H2 Intra-European Travel

Greece ranks fourth among the Top 5 destination choices for Europeans seeking to travel in the next six months, according to an ETC study.

Covid-19 Drives Athens Hotel Prices Downward

The Covid-19 pandemic is putting pressure on Athens hoteliers to lower their prices, as indicated by Trivago’s Hotel Price Index.

Greece’s Tourism Receipts in May Suffer Covid-19 Blow

Due to the coronavirus crisis, Greece's travel receipts in May plummeted by 99.2% to 13 million euros from 1.56 billion euros during the same month last year.

Airlines Exclude Some Greek Islands from Flight Schedules

European airline companies appear to have excluded a number of Greek islands from their updated flight schedules, which could impact local economies reliant on tourism.

Greek Tourism Receipts Plunge After Covid-19 Lockdowns

Greek tourism receipts and incoming traffic took a hard hit in April after Covid-19 brought global travel to a standstill.

Study: Greek Tourism Professionals Expect Drop in Demand for Travel

Greek tourism professionals appear pessimistic about the flows of travelers in the months ahead, expecting a decline in demand of up to 51% in June and July.

Greek Travel Receipts for February on the Rise Before Covid-19

In February, nearly one month before the coronavirus spread to Europe, travel receipts in Greece marked a 21.1% year-on-year increase.

Greek Tourism Sector Recovery Depends on Covid-19 Crisis Duration, Says BoG

The duration of the coronavirus pandemic will be the decisive factor for the Greek tourism industry’s comeback, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).

Pre-coronavirus Travel Revenue for Greece on the Rise – January Data

Greece's tourism revenue was on an upward trend in January, before the coronavirus health crisis hit the country, recording a 24.4 percent rise.

Athens Airport Sees Healthy Rise in Jan-Feb 2020 Traffic

Athens International Airport (AIA) achieved a 4.3 percent increase in incoming traffic during the first two months of 2020 to 2.8 million passengers.

ETC: Greece’s Source Market Performance Mixed

Although Greece was among the fastest growing destinations last year, interest from several source markets waned in 2019, says the latest European Travel Commission report.

Greece Sees Int’l Arrivals Rise in 2019, Drop in Domestic Traffic

The number of international arrivals to Greece increased by 3.9 percent in 2019 to 21.5 million but domestic travel flows eased by 0.1 percent, according to SETE Intelligence (INSETE).

Greece Cruise Tourism Recovers with Increased Arrivals and Revenue in 2019

Greece’s cruise tourism industry generated more revenue in 2019 thanks to increased passenger and ship arrivals, according to the Bank of Greece.

Greece’s Jan-Sept 2019 Tourism Receipts Concentrated in Five Regions

Five regions in Greece, including South Aegean and Crete, generated the strongest highest tourism revenue in the January-September 2019 period.