Regional airports see passenger traffic increase



Greece’s regional airports saw an increase in passenger numbers in January 2019 noting a 12.3% increase compared to January 2018, according to an announcement Monday by Fraport Greece.

In its announcement, Fraport Greece also noted that international passengers recorded a 23.6% increase compared to the same period last year, with Thessaloniki International airport “Macedonia” (63,585 more passengers) and Chania, Crete international airport “Ioannis Daskalogiannis” being highly preferred by travellers.

Notably, there was a 120.6 % spike in traffic for Mykonos, which is largely due to the completion of works on the runway; and a 63.4% surge at Kefalonia international airport “Anna Pollatou”.

Finally, according to Fraport Greece, the total number of flights for January was 6,830, 14.7% higher compared to last January.

GCT Team

This article was researched and written by a GCT team member.