Easter travel increased from last year | Where will Greeks travel this year

Significantly increased compared to last year is expected to be the travel traffic during this year’s Easter period, with auxiliary factors the favorable calendar of the combination with May Day that allows for more days of recreation, high temperatures and stable prices compared to last year. So far, bookings of organised holidays in Greek tourist […]

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Heathrow: warning of a drop in passenger traffic

March was the second consecutive month in which Heathrow Airport handled a record number of passengers this year, despite a decline in transit travellers, with a spokesperson for the airport sounding the alarm over the number of such travellers, which appears to be down due to the implementation of the electronic travel authorisations (ETAs) system. […]

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AEGEAN: +11% in passenger traffic in the 1st quarter of the year | Carried 2.9 million passengers

-Steadily increasing international passenger traffic in Athens and Thessaloniki during the winter months -High flight occupancy rates exceeding 80% AEGEAN’s passenger traffic report for the first quarter of the year is particularly positive, with an 11% increase in traffic on both the domestic and international networks. In particular, AEGEAN in the traditionally weaker quarter of […]

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RYANAIR: Increase in customers and traffic compared to 2023

Ryanair shows a spectacular increase in its flights and also in the number of customers who book to travel with this airline, if we compare the data in March 2023 with those of 2024. In March 2024, Ryanair, Europe’s leading airline, experienced a remarkable surge in passenger numbers. A total of 13.6 million guests took to the skies, marking […]

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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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International passenger traffic shows strong growth since January 2024| At +12.4% in Greece

The different passenger yields are related to conditions that affect them either positively or negatively, although domestic demand retreating and smaller regional airports underperforming. European airport trade body ACI EUROPE released its air traffic report for January 2024. Passenger traffic across the European airport network increased by +7% in January compared to the same month […]

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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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ACI WORLD: Top 10 busiest airports in the world

Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published the top 10 busiest airports worldwide for 2022, which welcomes back some of the world’s largest airport hubs as international traffic returns, marking an important milestone in air travel’s full recovery from the impact of the pandemic. Preliminary figures indicate that with the resumption of international travel, […]

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EUROCONTROL: Road to recovery | What flights are still missing compared to 2019 traffic levels

Traffic has this year bounced back, despite the initial set back of Omicron, and the profound shock caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 and the unfolding economic and energy crisis in Europe. By the start of summer 2022, traffic across the network, and within Europe, had recovered to around 80-90% of 2019 […]

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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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