Passenger Traffic up 9% at Athens Airport First Half 2016

Athens Airport

Tornos News reports that nearly 2 million passengers (1.96 m.) passed through Athens International Airport during June, an increase of 4% compared to June, 2015.

Numbers of Greeks travelers during the first half of 2016 grew by 21%, while foreign visitors decreased slightly compared to the corresponding 2015 levels of around 3% due to the reduction in travel of foreign visitors inside the country.

In total, the first 6 months of the year closed with passenger traffic through the airport of 8.68 million. Domestic and international passenger traffic increased  13.1 % and 6.5% respectively. Finally, raw numbers of Greek and foreign travelers increased by 14% and 5% respectively.