Despite the continuously worsening climate created by the outbreak of the pandemic in the last weeks in most European countries, South Aegean tourist destinations managed to remain on a steady course in September 2020, according to figures released by airports’ operator Fraport. In the third month of this unusual tourist season, a total of 302,757 tourist arrived at the international airports of the islands of the Dodecanese and the Cyclades, Fraport data showed.
In the period July 1-September 30, a total of 967,995 tourist arrived on the specific islands by air, while the island of Rhodes attracted half of the total tourist volume with a total number of 455,240 foreign tourists.
The arrival figures given by Fraport do not include those arriving on domestic flights or by sea.