Visitors by way of 14 regional airports in Greece surpassed pre-pandemic 2019 ranges in August by 9.4 % to five.99 million passengers in comparison with 5.48 million in the identical month in 2019, introduced airport operator Fraport Greece.
Extra particularly, site visitors by way of the nation’s 14 regional airports together with these at three mainland gateways in Greece ( Thessaloniki, Aktion, and Kavala) and on 11 Greek islands (Chania on Crete, Corfu, Kefalonia, Kos, Mykonos, Lesvos, Rhodes, Samos, Santorini, Skiathos and Zakynthos), was up by 3.3 % in June, by 11.1 % in July, and by 9.4 % in August in comparison with the identical months in 2019.
Within the first eight months of 2022 to August, passenger site visitors rose by 2.2 % over 2019 to 22.21 million passengers in opposition to 21.73 million in 2019 – a 2.2 % improve – and up by 111.8 % in comparison with 2021.
Worldwide site visitors elevated by 12.1 % to five.21 million passengers whereas home site visitors dropped by 5.7 % to 0.78 million.
Airports recording the most important rises in August in comparison with 2019 had been these of Santorini up by 39.8 %, Aktion by 22.9 %, Corfu by 20.2 % and Skiathos by 18.4 %.
Declines had been recorded on the airports of Lesvos down by 10.9 %, Kavala (10.7 %) and Thessaloniki (8.3 %). Within the eight-month January-August interval, site visitors fell on the airports of Thessaloniki, Lesvos and Samos.
Within the January-August interval, the nation’s regional airports dealt with 18.07 million passengers marking a 6.4 % rise in worldwide guests however noticed a 12.7 % decline in home journey to 4.14 million.
In the identical interval, the next airports marked elevated site visitors: Aktion (21.7 %), Corfu (13.4 %), Mykonos (10.2 %), Rhodes (4.6 %), Santorini (18.6 %), Skiathos (12.9 %), Kos (0.9 %), Zakynthos (3.6 %), Kefalonia (5 %) and Chania (8.8 %).
Visitors dropped on the airports of Thessaloniki (16.6 %), Lesvos (13.7 %), Samos (5.7 %), and Kavala (20.6 %).
The nation’s main airport AIA in Athens fell in need of pre-pandemic 2019 ranges by 6.1 % in August welcoming a complete of two.85 million passengers.
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