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Passenger Traffic Rises at Greek Ports in Q4 2018

Greek ports saw a 3.1 percent increase in total passenger traffic during the fourth quarter of 2018, compared to the same period in 2017, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Ebbing Demand, Rising Costs Take a Toll on 2019 Airline Profits

Diminishing demand and increasing costs are taking a toll on airline profits, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which cut its 2019 outlook for the air transport industry.

ICAO: Global Air Passenger Growth ‘Solid’ in 2018

The number of air departures across the globe increased by 38 million, with airlines transporting in 2018 a total of 4.3 billion passengers, according to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). 

Passenger Traffic at Greek Ports Up 8.2% in First Quarter

The total passenger traffic at Greek ports during the first quarter of the year recorded an increase of 8.2 percent, compared with the same period in 2017, according to ELSTAT.

Airports in Greece See Passenger Traffic Up 10.4% in Jan-May 2018

Passenger traffic at Greece's airports increased by 10.4 percent during the first five months of 2018, according to data by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Passenger Traffic at Greek Ports Up 7.4% in 2017

The total passenger traffic at Greek ports last year recorded a 7.4 percent increase to some 35.78 million passengers, compared with 2016, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Athens Airport Sees April Arrivals Up by 13.6%

Arrivals at Athens International Airport (AIA) increased by 13.6 percent in April compared to the same month in 2017 and reached 1.87 million.

Fraport Greece Begins Kos Airport Renovation Project

Fraport Greece has launched development works at Kos “Hippocrates” International Airport with the reconstruction of the runway.

Athens Airport Passenger Traffic Breaks Record in 2017

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) reached a new record high in 2017 at 21.74 million, up by 8.6 percent compared to 2016.

AEGEAN Passenger Numbers Reach Record High

AEGEAN and Olympic Air passenger traffic reached a record high in 2017, surpassing 13 million, up by 6 percent compared to 2016.

Athens Airport Sees Strong Increase in November 2017 Passenger Traffic

Athens International Airport's (AIA) passenger traffic in November presented a strong increase of 8.7 percent, reaching 1.45 million, compared to the same month in 2016.

Greek Ports Busy as August Exodus from Athens Kicks Off

Increased passenger traffic is expected at the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrion as August is the month that most Greeks take their summer vacation.

Greek Airports See Passenger Traffic Up 10.3% in First Half of 2017

Passenger traffic in Greek airports during the first six months of the year was up by 10.3 percent, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Athens Airport Passenger Traffic Breaks Record in 2015

Athens International Airport is counting its blessings with more than 18.1 million travelers going through its gates in 2015.

Athens Airport Sees 10% Rise in October 2015 Passenger Traffic

Passengers at Athens International Airport (AIA) in October reached 1.58 million, corresponding to an increase of 10.2 percent compared to prior-year levels.

Athens Airport: September 2015 Passenger Traffic Up 14.7% Year over Year

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) increased by 14.7 percent in the month of September 2015 compared to the same month in 2014.

Greek Airports See 9.7% Rise in Jan-Aug Passenger Traffic

New data released on Wednesday by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority shows that passenger traffic at Greece’s airports is on the up.

AEGEAN Sees Revenue, Passenger Traffic Rise in First Half 2015

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines recorded consolidated revenue at 403.6 million euros during the first half of 2015, four percent higher than in 2014.

Passenger Traffic at Greek Ports Drops 12.38%

The Greek coastal shipping sector saw over 250,000 less passengers travelling through the country’s ports in July and the first 15 days of August compared to the same period in 2014.

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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