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CAA: February 2024 passenger traffic up 15.7% | Up 12.2% in the first two months of the year

The Civil Aviation Authority (Civil Aviation Authority/H.A.S.P.- Hellenic Aviation Service Provider) announces that the provisional statistics for February 2024 for all airports in Greece (Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”, 24 airports managed by CAA, 14 regional airports managed by Fraport Greece), show that the total number of passengers handled at airports in Greece (international and […]

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ACI Europe: Passenger traffic on a steady rebound in the first half of 2023

Passenger traffic across the European airport network increased by +28.3% in H1 2023 compared to the same period last year -with international traffic (+32.2%) growing at twice the rate of domestic traffic (+16.6%). The pace of growth eased in Q2 (+16.3%) compared to Q1 (+49%), reflecting the fact that COVID-19 restrictions on intra-European travel had […]

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Strong performing summer ahead for Europe’s regional airports, whilst volatility and performance gaps remain

At the annual gathering of Europe’s regional airports and their business partners taking place today and tomorrow in Chania, Crete, the latest industry analysis from ACI EUROPE has described a market segment which is simultaneously outperforming with a positive summer ahead, whilst also warning of disparities in the pace and strength of recovery and continued […]

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IATA: Convenience is top priority for passengers post pandemic

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2022 Global Passenger Survey (GPS), showing that travelers top concerns for travel in the post-COVID crisis period are focused on simplification and convenience. “Travel during COVID-19 was complex, cumbersome and time consuming due to government-imposed travel requirements. Post-pandemic, passengers want improved convenience throughout their […]

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ICAO: Air traffic recovery is fast-approaching pre-pandemic levels

ICAO’s latest analyses reveal that air transport seat capacity and passenger totals globally have reached an estimated 80% of pre-pandemic levels, with passenger revenue at around 72% of its 2019 high point. The number of air passengers carried from January to August of this year increased by an estimated 55% compared to the same period […]

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International travel drives May air traffic recovery

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced passenger data for May 2022 showing that the recovery in air travel accelerated heading into the busy Northern Hemisphere summer travel season. Total traffic in May 2022 (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) was up 83.1% compared to May 2021, largely driven by the strong recovery in […]

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IATA: Losses reduce but challenges continue|Cumulative $201 billion losses for 2020-2022

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced its latest outlook for airline industry financial performance showing improved results amid the continuing COVID-19 crisis: Net industry losses are expected to reduce to $11.6 billion in 2022 after a $51.8 billion loss in 2021 (worsened from the $47.7 billion loss estimated in April). Net 2020 loss estimates […]

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ACI EUROPE: Holiday season improvements in passenger traffic “cannot be called a recovery”

European airport trade body, ACI EUROPE, today released its air traffic report for July 2021, as well as preliminary data for the month of August. The report shows that passenger traffic in the European airport network decreased by -49.3% in July compared to the same period pre-pandemic (2019) – a significant improvement compared to previous months (-74% in Q2 […]

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IATA: July passenger traffic boost, but well below pre-Covid levels

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that both international and domestic travel demand showed significant momentum in July 2021 compared to June, but demand remained far below pre-pandemic levels. Extensive government-imposed travel restrictions continue to delay recovery in international markets. Because comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the extraordinary impact […]

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IATA: June air travel recovery continues to disappoint

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced passenger demand performance for June 2021 showing a very slight improvement in both international and domestic air travel markets. Demand remains significantly below pre-COVID-19 levels owing to international travel restrictions. As comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the extraordinary impact of COVID-19, unless otherwise […]

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