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International Arrivals For Greece's Airports Up By 13% for First Quarter of 2019

International arrivals in Greek airports grew 13 percent in the first four months of the year, totaling approximately 2.5 million flights, according to the latest figures published by the Institute of Greek Tourism Confederation, INSETE. INSETE's data shows that particularly...

Passenger Traffic in Greek Airports On The Rise

Passenger traffic in Greek airports grew 8.4 percent in the first four months of the year, totaling 10,709,690 passengers, from the 9,880,700 passengers seen in the corresponding period last year. The figures were part of a report released by...

Athens Airport Among Top Three in the World

The Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in Athens is considered to be among the best three in the world, according to recent survey by Air Help, an air passenger rights specialist. The survey is based on several parameters. On-time performance, which...

Greek Airports See Nine Percent Rise in Passenger Traffic in First Quarter of 2019

Greek airports recorded a total of nine percent more passenger traffic during the first three months of this year so far, compared to the same period in 2018. This impressive statistic was revealed in a report released by the country’s...

Final Data Reveals More Than 33 Million Tourists Visited Greece in 2018

According to the final data revealed by the Bank of Greece on Wednesday, a total of 33,072,000 people visited Greece from January 1 to December 31, 2018. According to the official data, the inbound tourist arrivals in Greece reflected an...

Tourism Sees Record Year As Over 30 Million Visit Greece in 2018

The number of people who traveled to Greece in 2018 totaled 30.12 million, the Bank of Greece announced on Thursday. This staggering number reflects an increase of 10.8 percent compared to 2017, when 27.19 million people visited the country. The revenues...

Greece's Aegean Airlines Adds Seven New International Destinations

Aegean Airlines will begin service to seven new international destinations from its hub in Athens in 2019, it announced in a statement on Wednesday. According to the company, Athens will be directly connected to Marrakesh, Casablanca, Ibiza, Valencia, Sarajevo, Tunis...

Fraport Greece Reports Increasing Number of Flights at Regional Airports

The number of passengers travelling to Greece's regional airports was up by 12.3 percent in January of 2019 compared to January last year, according to a statement issued by Fraport Greece on Monday. Passengers who came to Greece from abroad...

2018 The Best Year For Greek Tourism Ever

According to data published on Friday by Fraport, the company that manages most of the Greek airports, the arrivals of tourists in December recorded an increase of 23.6 percent, with the total number of people visiting the country in...

EU to Allow Visa-Free Travel for UK Citizens in Case of No-Deal Brexit

Ambassadors from the nations of the EU reached an agreement on Friday allowing British citizens to travel inside the EU without a visa, in case the UK leaves the union without a deal. This decision allows Britons visa-free short stays...