Passenger traffic in the Athens International Airport “took off” in September totaling 2.13 million passengers, up 14.6 compared with the same month last year.
Domestic passenger traffic grew 14 pct and international passenger traffic rose 15 pct in September, while Greek and foreign travelers rose by 17 pct and 15 pct, respectively.
In the January-September period, passenger traffic amounted to 15.6 million, up 10.2 pct from the same period last year. Both domestic and international traffic grew in the nine-month period, by 12.4 pct and 8.9 pct, respectively, while Greek and foreign travelers rose by 15 pct and 8.0 pct, respectively.
The number of scheduled flights in the Athens International Airport amounted to 148,815 in the January-September period, up 8.1 pct from the same period last year. Both domestic and international flights grew in that period, by 7.9 pct and 8.2 pct, respectively.