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Greek Airports Set Impressive New Passenger Records in January

Passenger traffic in Greek airports grew by a significant 5.4 percent in January 2020 in comparison to January 2019, the Civil Aviation Authority of Greece said in a report on Monday. Total passenger traffic came to 2,250,000 passengers, up from...

Top 12 Tourist Arrival Destinations in Greece, First Half of 2019

The latest data published by Greece's Civil Aviation Authority and the Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (INSETE Intelligence) reveal the top-12 destinations in Greece that received the largest numbers of arrivals from abroad at their airports between January...

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...

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...

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...

Sharp Increase of Arrivals for Greek Airports in 2018, Data Reveal

A sharp increase between January and July 2018, compared to the same period last year, has been seen regarding the number of arrivals in Greek airports. The increase is double-digit and has reached 10.1 per cent. According to statistics by...

Passenger Arrivals Rocket in Fraport-run Greek Regional Airports

International passenger traffic in the 14 regional airports managed by a Fraport-led consortium posted a 14.1% jump in the first seven months of the year compared with the same period of 2016, the company said on Wednesday. According to the...

A Record 3.2 Million Tourist Arrivals Expected in August

Greece is expecting 3.2 million global visitors this month breaking records and highlighting the tourism sector’s growth, according to recent data cited by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE). SETE, in collaboration with the Hellenic Slot Coordination Authority, have amassed data...

The Refugee Crisis in Numbers: More Than 16,000 Trapped on Aegean Islands

UNHCR, the UN refugee agency documents that there were 169,993 arrivals in Greece by sea in 2016, compared to 85,723 arrivals in 2015. From these 87 percent were from the world’s top 10 refugee-producing countries (Syria and the Arab...

70 More Refugees and Migrants on Greek Islands in the Last 24 Hours

The numbers of refugees are growing with 56,853 migrants identified on Greek territory on Monday, while 70 new arrivals were reported in the last 24 hours. According to the Refugee Crisis Management Coordination Body's figures, 23,530 of the refugees are in northern...