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Greek Ports Report Summer Traffic Drop

Greek shipping recorded a small drop in passenger and freight traffic during the summer period when compared with the same period in 2008, the Ministry of Mercantile Marine, The Aegean and Island Policy recently said.

Athens Airport Launches Incentives To Support Summer Traffic

Athens International Airport (AIA) last month launched three incentives to support airlines and help maintain/increase passenger traffic for this year’s summer season.

AIA Reports Positive Q1 Figures

Despite difficulties the air transport industry is facing due to the crisis, Athens International Airport (AIA) Eleftherios Venizelos last month reported improved passenger traffic and air flight figures.

Summer Passenger Traffic Produces Slight Increase

Passenger traffic during July and August at the three major ports of Athens (Piraeus, Lavrion and Rafina) did not reach desired expectations despite tempting ticket discounts made by shipping companies to attract passengers, the Greek press said recently.

Overnights And Revenue Down At Athens-Attica Hotels

Athens suffered the biggest losses during the first seven months of the year in regards to the number of tourists visiting Greece, the latest figures released by the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) showed.

New Athens Airport Dealt Serious Blow

If forecasts for the Athens's new Eleftherios Venizelos airport come to pass, the new airport could be dealt a serious blow. For the moment it expects to see a 20- to 25-percent drop in passenger traffic in the last quarter of the year. This is all a result of the current crises...

Tourism Sector Calls For Abolition Of Airport Tax As Air Fares Rise

High insurance fees and low revenue have forced Greek airlines to increase fares. At the same time, they want major decreases in airport fees and taxes. And so far, they have managed to get all of the tourism-related associations in the private sector behind them in a strong...
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Passenger Traffic At Piraeus Increases During Easter Holiday

Passenger traffic at Piraeus Port is up by 25 percent compared to last year, Merchant Marine Minister Kostis Mousouroulis said on Thursday 2 May.
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Athens Airport Sees Rise In International Arrivals This Summer

Athens International Airport saw a 6.5 percent rise in international arrivals (destination and transfer passengers) during the May-August 2013 period compared to last year.

Aegean Reports 15% Growth In Passenger Traffic For First Nine Months 2013

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines recorded passenger traffic of 3.2 million on international flights during the nine-month period of 2013, a 15 percent increase compared to the corresponding period in 2012.

Summer 2014: Athens To Welcome 150 New Airline Routes

2014 may be considered a "year of recovery" for Athens International Airport (AIA) in terms of passenger traffic since 150 new weekly flights are scheduled to connect the Greek capital with international destinations.

Aegean Airlines Registers 26% Growth In Passenger Traffic In April 2014

Total passenger traffic for Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air was up by 26 percent in April 2014, climbing to 751,347 passengers, 153,443 more than the total for both companies during the same period in 2013.

May 2014: Greek Airports Among Those With Highest Passenger Traffic In Europe

The airports in Athens and Santorini are among the European airports that had the highest increase in passenger traffic in May 2014 compared with the same month last year.

June 2014: Airports In Athens And Mykonos Among Those With Highest Passenger Traffic In Europe

The airports in Athens and Mykonos are among the European airports that had the highest increase in passenger traffic in June this year, according to data released recently by European airport trade body Airports Council International (ACI) Europe.

Europe’s Airports Welcomed 5.5% More Passengers During First Half Of 2014

Passenger traffic at Europe’s airports grew by 5.5 percent from January to end June this year, European airport trade body Airports Council International (ACI) Europe reported recently.

Athens Airport Posts Double-Digit Growth In September Passenger Traffic

Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" has reported a 23 percent surge in passenger traffic for September, with the figure hitting 1.62 million passengers.

Greece Hits New Heights in Jan-Nov Passenger Numbers

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.

Athens Airport Arrivals on Upward Trend

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport recorded a 27.95 percent rise, according to figures released by the airport authority this week, with approximately one million passengers passing through its gates in January, compared to 762,000 in the same month in 2013.

Athens Airport Traffic for February Soars

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport recorded an important rise for February, compared to the same month last year, according to figures released by the airport authority recently.

Athens Airport Passenger Traffic at 3 Million, Up by 25.7% in Q1

Athens International Airport (AIA) announced a record-setting month for March, with passenger traffic soaring to over 1.1 million, a 24.5 percent increase, demonstrating the ongoing growth rate of Greek tourism.
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